LinkedIn’s new ‘Scheduler’ feature will allow you to easily schedule interviews: Here’s how it works
Microsoft-owned LinkedIn has introduced a new tool on its platform, called ‘Scheduler’ which will ease out the process to hire recruiters and candidates as well as avoid confusions. The new feature will help users automate initial interview scheduling by syncing their calendar to LinkedIn Recruiter, and then share their calendar availability with candidates directly in their InMails.
Peter Rigano, Senior Product Manager at LinkedIn said in a statement, “Our goal is to help you spend less time on the back-and-forth-and a lot more time delighting, advising, and helping candidates make the decision to join your company.” He added, “LinkedIn ‘Scheduler’ is just the latest way that we’re working to make recruiters more productive, powerful, and personal”.
The aim of ‘Scheduler’ is to save time spent on scheduling a meeting and help recruiters focus their energies on hiring strategically and on-boarding the best candidate.
Here’s how it works:
You sync your calendar so LinkedIn Recruiter has a real-time view of your availability (Google and Office 365 calendars only, with more coming soon).
You set your scheduling preferences: how long you want candidate meetings to last (15 min, 30 min, etc.) and how long you’d like to …read more