How to Start Recruiting

Follow these steps 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 access 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?

For advanced sourcing filters and tools: What is Recruit Pro? How much does it cost ? How do I upgrade?

Hiring in the US, and want help recruiting by our professionals -- add Curated or RecruiterCloud!

For more information:

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?

2. Scorecards

Please follow this guide: How do I view and add Scorecards in Track?

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