How to automate creating a new Dropbox file storage for newly hired applicants from Ashby is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Ashby, Dropbox, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “create folder” action in Dropbox for each application marked as Hired in Ashby using
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Create your playbook and set the Ashby trigger as "Application marked as Hired"

After creating your playbook, you can proceed to add your trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and responds to your playbook.

To setup this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "Application marked as Hired" under Ashby. Then, select details like the application ID and the hire date. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the application that is newly marked as hired and initiate necessary actions.

If this is your first time using a Ashby integration in, a prompt will guide you through the connection process.


Add the "Create folder" in Dropbox automation

Integrate the Dropbox automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of new folder for each applicant that is hired in Ashby.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create folder" automation for Dropbox and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Dropbox account isn't already connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Dropbox account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of new folder in Dropbox. Once turned on, it will respond whenever an application is marked as hired in Ashby by creating a new folder in Dropbox without manual intervention.

To enable your playbook, click the toggle button located in the header. It is advisable to perform a test run of your playbook beforehand to ensure all steps work seamlessly together and reminders are being sent correctly.

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