The Interview Scheduling Conundrum: Point Solutions Are Not Enough

The Interview Scheduling Conundrum: Point Solutions Are Not Enough

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Recruiters spend over 20 percent of their time scheduling interviews, and some spend upwards of 50 percent. Chasing people around, or being chased around, are not enjoyable experiences for anyone. And while recruiters and hiring managers struggle to coordinate, candidates sit home impatiently waiting for something to happen.

With so many point solutions devoted solely to interview scheduling, how come this still remains an unsolved challenge for most companies? The answer lies in a simple fact: when dealing with a high volume of candidates the challenge grows beyond what a simple “here’s my availability, pick a time” kind of solution is capable of handling.

Scheduling automation, like all automation, is limited by the data it has access to. Just having access to all stakeholders’ calendars is not enough. A complete interview scheduling solution needs to be deeply integrated into your recruiting workflows.

Why You Need More Than a Third-party Plugin

In other words, simple add-ons are of limited help because they’re not built to adapt to the particularities of your recruiting strategy. They only know of dates, they don’t speak the language of qualifications, funnels, campuses, stakeholders’ responsibilities, interview feedback, offers and the other dozens of elements that make

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