By reducing the amount of time spent on a dull and often frustrating administrative task, automated scheduling software creates a more seamless and convenient hiring experience. Because this software brings the hiring experience more in line with what candidates have come to expect from the technology in their lives, job seekers readily embrace it. When invited to self-schedule an interview, 54 percent of candidates will book a time within two hours, and 84 percent will book a time within 24 hours.
While the interview scheduling process may seem like a relatively small piece of the hiring experience overall, automating it can have massive benefits for a company. In fact, automated scheduling can go a long way toward solving the three major problems candidates have with the hiring process: