BambooHR

BambooHR Help & Support

  • How to Get Started with BambooHR on Zapier
  • Popular Things to do with BambooHR
  • Common Problems with BambooHR on Zapier

How to Get Started with BambooHR on Zapier

When you start creating a BambooHR Zap, you will be asked to connect your BambooHR account.

Click to connect BambooHR

Next, you'll be asked to enter your BambooHR API key.

BambooHR API Key

To locate your API Key in your BambooHR account, please follow these steps:

  • Log into your BambooHR account.
  • Click your name in the top right.
  • Click on "API Keys."
  • Create an API Key and copy to your clipboard.
  • Paste that API Key in the placeholder.
  • Type in the subdomain text that is before .bamboohr.com in your browser's address bar in the placeholder.

BambooHR API Key in account

Paste your key back into your Zapier account and then “Continue”.

If all steps were successful your BambooHR account will now be successfully connected.

BambooHR connection successful

Popular Things to do with BambooHR

Invite new employees in BambooHR to join your Zapier team account

BambooHR + Zapier Manager

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Post new BambooHR time off requests as Slack channel messages

BambooHR + Slack

Post new employees added in BambooHR to a Slack channel

BambooHR + Slack

Log new BambooHR employees to a Google Sheet

BambooHR + Google Sheets

Add new employees in BambooHR as leads in a Marketo list

BambooHR + Marketo

Add new BambooHR time off requests as Trello cards

BambooHR + Trello

Common Problems with BambooHR on Zapier

Does the BambooHR account need any special account permissions?#

Some actions require a certain level of permissions to use them. For example, the "Respond to Time Off Request" action can only be used by users who are able to approve time off requests. Here are some helpful articles from BambooHR that describe how to configure permissions:

Creating Custom Access Levels: https://help.bamboohr.com/hc/en-us/articles/222006947

Managing Access Levels: https://help.bamboohr.com/hc/en-us/articles/216834217

Creating non-employee users: https://help.bamboohr.com/hc/en-us/articles/115009157147-Hints-Tips-Create-Non-Employee-Users

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