This article explains how Meritocracy will make recruiting easier for you and how you can set up its integration with Personio.

Activate from the Marketplace: We have improved the activation flow for this integration. You can now start the activation from the Marketplace. For more information, visit our article Activate Integrations from the Marketplace.


What is Meritocracy?

Meritocracy is a digital headhunter based on a European network of innovative employers. Its online platform allows you to present your company's workplace, vision, corporate culture and additional services effectively.

A specially developed AI-based technology will suggest your company as an employer to suitable candidates and then guide them through your company on a virtual tour. As a result, you will get interested candidates who are already familiar with your corporate culture.


How can I set up the Integration of Meritocracy and Personio?

This integration needs access to the Personio Recruiting API. To grant this access, you will be asked to enter your Recruiting API key details when setting up the integration. To find your Recruiting API key details, navigate to Settings > API credentials > Recruiting API key. Here, you can copy your company ID or your access token by clicking on the Copy button.

To set up the integration of Meritocracy and Personio, you will need the following information from your Personio account:

  • Company Name
  • Company ID
  • Recruiting API access token

You will find your company account name in your Personio account's URL (


You can then enter your Company ID, the Recruiting API access token, and your Company name into your Meritocracy account to integrate it with Personio.

Please be sure to activate the XML feed for your company via Settings > Recruiting > Career page. This allows job postings to be transferred to Meritocracy. You can find further information on the XML feed here.


Which Data is Transferred?

Meritocracy synchronizes your job postings daily and transmits candidate data to Personio, where it is automatically assigned to the advertised position.


How Much Does it Cost?

Meritocracy charges a fee of €450 for activating the job search. The integration with Personio is free.


Who do I Contact at Meritocracy?

Click here to create a Meritocracy account. If you have any questions about the integration with Personio, please contact the Meritocracy support team.




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