Why use Auto-Scheduling?
You'll reach candidates faster
Candidates don’t spend time waiting between interviews
Allocate time in advance on hiring managers calendars (included in Auto-Scheduling Pro)
You'll build a stronger employer brand
Candidates select their own time
Candidates can see who they are going to meet
Provide instructions and set expectations before the interview
Candidate facing pages are mobile friendly and include the company's branding (color and logo)
You'll save (a lot of) time
Automate scheduling of 1:1 interviews
Automate scheduling of panel interviews (included in Auto-Scheduling Pro)
Automate meeting room reservation (included in Auto-Scheduling Pro)
Link to Zoom meeting is automatically created and added to invites
Set up Auto-Scheduling
1. Introduce the feature to interviewers
You can use the following template to introduce the feature internally:
Our company is excited to start using the automated scheduling functionality in Comeet. It will allow you to allocate time slots for the interviews with candidates and let candidates pick a convenient interview time by themselves.
Why are we using this feature?
What do you need to do to get started?
For more details on setting up your Auto-Scheduling preferences, please refer to these instructions: Configure Your Availability for Interviews
2. Customize the invitation message
Once connected, a new email template named "Interview - Invite candidate to select a time" will be added to your Templates page. Please review this template and tweak for your brand's voice. You can also add additional languages that you require beyond English.
3. Limit the future availability of the interviewers
Each interviewer will allocate personal time slots during their working days, but on a company level you can limit how far in the future the candidate can see these time slots.
Comeet default time is 10 business days and it can be adjusted by navigating to Automation settings > Auto Scheduling and selecting a different amount of working days:
4. Connect a Scheduling User (Optional)
We recommend to create a Scheduling user for Auto-Scheduling and apply all the necessary permissions to this calendar. While Scheduling User is an optional setting, it will serve as a fallback option in case the teammate's calendar does not have all the necessary permissions.
Create the Scheduling User
Request your IT team to create a user that is dedicated for scheduling. This user needs to have the following permissions:
Read access to interviewers' calendars.
Read and Write access to meeting rooms' calendars.
You should receive the credentials for that user, including email and password. The password can be changed after the scheduling user has been connected in Comeet (see next step).
Connect the Scheduling User
In Comeet, navigate to Settings -> Integrations -> Google / Office 365 -> Edit -> Connect scheduling user (requires an Admin or Owner role).
When prompted, enter the email address and password.