Please Note: This article speaks to deprecated Fountain functionality that will be removed in the near future. Please reach out to your CSM with any questions or concerns.

Third-Party Provider

Please note that the instructions in this article pertain to a third party provider and as such may not reflect all current settings. Should you have any questions or issues, please contact the third party provider directly.

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What's Covered 

Get Sterling Account

In order to enable our Sterling integration, you'll need to create an account by reaching out to Sterling team hereAlready have a Sterling account? Please skip to the next section.

Set up Sterling Integration

  1. Reach out to your CSM or to enable this feature on your account. Once Sterling has been enabled for your account move to step 2.
  2. Contact the Sterling team to request the relevant API Key and Account ID.
  3. Copy it for use in Fountain.
  4. Go to the Fountain page. Hover over your username on the top right, and click Integrations.
  5. Click on Screening tab to left side. Click Connect to the right of SterlingSterling_Integration1.png
  6. Enter your Sterling API Key and Account ID.
  7. Click Save Changes, and you're done! 

Add Sterling Stage to Workflow

  1. Choose Sterling Partner Stage to add the stage to your Opening's workflow. Check out article on how to add stage here.
  2. When an applicant lands on Sterling Partner Stage in the application workflow, they will be automatically redirected to Sterling's web portal.
  3. Once the relevant information is completed on Sterling portal, the applicant will automatically be redirected back to the Fountain's applicant portal.

Sterling Partner Stage Rule

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