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Cornerstone TalentLink - How do I link my account?

How to link your Cornerstone TalentLink account to Merge

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Written by Matthew Ho
Updated over a week ago


To authenticate your Cornerstone TalentLink account, you will need to provide the following information:

  • API Key

This guide will walk you through finding or creating those credentials within Cornerstone TalentLink.


Please ensure you fulfill all the requirements to set up the integration:

You may get asked about purchasing SKUs from Cornerstone TalentLink. These are the related SKUs Merge interacts with:

  • Required

    • Foundational API: "Allows you to create learning objects, add goals, enroll users in instructor-led training, get transcript details for a user, and get a job posting's details, among other actions."

  • Optional

    • Reporting API - "The Reporting API allows you to retrieve data from your Cornerstone Real-time Data Warehouse. The API adheres to the OData protocol (v4) and dynamically adjusts to reflect your portal's schema."

    • Bulk API - "Provides you the ability to create and update your organization's data in Cornerstone. The Bulk API is RESTful, uses OAuth 2.0 for authentication, and is built on top of a scalable and resilient data load framework. Currently, Cornerstone supports loading the Users and Organizational Units."


Step 1: Retrieve your API key

You will receive your API key from the Cornerstone team via a Client Delivery Document

Step 2: Enter information in the linking flow

In the linking flow, enter the API you retrieved from step 1 above


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