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How To Invite A Candidate To An Interview Email Template

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Use this how to invite a candidate to an interview email template to help you convey your availability when inviting a candidate to come in for a job interview.

Your emails to candidates regarding their interview should communicate all of the important details about the interview. The information about the date, time, and estimated duration of the interview needs to be clear to the candidate. When you are scheduling an interview, it’s best to give the candidate all of the relevant details and then suggest a few dates and times for the interview to take place.

How To Invite A Candidate To An Interview Email Template

Subject line: Interview at [Company Name] for the open [Job Title] position/Invitation to interview at [Company Name]

Dear [Candidate Name]/Hi [Candidate Name],

Thank you for your interest in working at [Company Name].

We received your application for the [Job Title] position and are interested in discussing your qualifications further. We would like to invite you to interview [via phone/via Skype/at our office] to discuss the job requirements and learn more about you.

We received your application for the [Job Title] position and are interested in discussing your qualifications further. We would like to invite you to interview [via phone/via Skype/at our office] to discuss the job requirements and learn more about you.

At this interview you will be meeting with [Interviewer Name and Job Title]. We expect the interview to last about [number, eg 20] minutes. Feel free to ask any questions you may have about our hiring process, the position, or our company. [Include any information about what the candidate may need to bring, such as ID, a portfolio, or an assignment.]

Please reply to this email at your earliest convenience and let me know which of these options work best for you.

  • [Date and Time, eg Wednesday June 7, 10:30am]
  • [Date and Time, eg Wednesday June 7, 2:45pm]
  • [Date and Time, eg Thursday June 8, 9:00am]
  • [Date and Time, eg Thursday June 8, 12:30pm]

If none of these options are suitable, please let me know what your availability is for next week.

We are looking forward to discussing this position with you.

Regards,

[Your name]

[Email signature and contact information]

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