How do I start recruiting?
Learn how to start recruiting with Wellfound
Set up a personal profile
Click here to sign up for Wellfound and create a profile.
Please follow this guide: How do I edit my public profile?
You will require a user profile to set up or access a company. The profile acts as your login for accessing your company profile.
In addition, a user profile should be filled out properly so that candidates know who they are speaking with at the company.
To gain access to an existing company, please follow this guide: How do I gain access or start a company profile?
Start a company profile
Please click here and follow the onboarding steps to start a new company.
Following this guide, you can always make additional changes later: How do I edit my company profile?
Add Job Posts
You can post as many jobs as you like for free when using Wellfound
Please follow this guide: How do I post a job?
We suggest promoting your jobs to increase their visibility on our platform.
Please follow this guide: How do I Promote a Job?
Source for Candidates
Sourcing candidates directly, rather than waiting for applicants, provides a bigger pool of desirable candidates. Sourcing and reaching out to a candidate offers an extra edge to procure some of the best professionals in their field.
Please follow this guide: How do I Source candidates successfully?
Hiring in the US, and want help recruiting by our professionals -- add Curated!
Curated is Wellfound's premium recruiting tool that is an add-on on top of Source.
Please follow this guide: How does Curated work?
Match with Candidates
Before you launch the full screening process, you must match a candidate.
To match with applicants, you need to 'Accept' their application.
Please follow this guide: How do I 'Accept' an Applicant?
To match with sourced candidates, they need to 'Accept' your request to chat. Once they do, they will show up as matched automatically and appear in Track and Conversations. For an overall guide on matches, click here,
Start the Screening Process
There are a few ways to screen.
1. Use our built-in ATS called Track.
Please follow this guide: How do I use Track?
2. Use an external ATS. This is usually chosen because your company already uses the ATS.
Please follow this guide: How do I setup an ATS?
3. Use our Conversations tool to connect with the candidate. To go to Conversations please click here.
Please note that access to Recruit Pro provides advanced screening tools. For more information, check out this guide: What is Recruit Pro? How much does it cost? How do I upgrade?
Additional screening tools:
1. Screening Calls
Please follow this guide: How do I schedule calls with candidates?
Please follow this guide: How do I view and add Scorecards in Track?