Setting Up BambooHR in Continu

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To enable BambooHR within Continu, follow the steps below.

Please note: To set up the integration correctly, a user with admin-level privileges within Bamboo must establish the connection.

Step One: Within BambooHR, click on the avatar icon


Step Two: Select the API Keys link


Step Three: Click the Add New Key button


Step Four: Name your API Key 


Step Five: Click the Generate Key button


Step Six: Click the Copy Key link and save the API information in a safe place (you will need this later)


Step Seven: Click the Done button to finish the API Key setup


Step Eight: Navigate to Continu and click Admin


Step Nine: Select Settings


Step Ten: Select Integrations


Step Eleven: Click the BambooHR button (under the HRIS area)


Step Twelve: Add your BambooHR subdomain (this is usually the first part of the url - eg: to the BambooHR subdomain area


Step Thirteen: Paste the API Key (that you created earlier) into the BambooHR API-Key area


Step Fourteen: Enable the correct Sign-In method that your organization utilizes to access Continu. (Check with your IT Team if you are not sure of the current setup)


Step Fifteen: Define if new users into Continu will receive invite emails when they are added to BambooHR (this option also applies if you are utilizing a Single Sign On provider)


Step Sixteen: Add the users that will need to be Admins or Creators within Continu when they are first added/updated to BambooHR. (Anyone not defined, will default to users when they are added/updated in Continu)


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