Interview invitation email to candidates template

Wondering how to write an email to schedule an interview with your candidates?

Use this template for interview invitation email to candidates in order to ask candidates about their availability to schedule a job interview. Sending an interview invitation email to candidates is important, and it needs to be optimized to increase the response rate. Give candidates suggestions of some available dates and times that work for you.

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Candidate interview invitation email template

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How to send an interview invitation email to candidates?

Not sending a timely interview invitation to candidates are one of the main causes of a bad candidate experience, and low response and acceptance rate.
Interview imitation emails sent to candidates should include information such as: a few different day and time options, location, interview type and an approximate duration of the interview.

How to write an email to schedule an interview with candidates?

Use and customize this interview invitation template to candidates by adding dates and times suitable for you. Make sure to that your subject line states that the email your subject line clearly states that this email is an interview invitation.
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Template for interview invitation email to candidates

Subject line: Invitation to interview with [Company_name] for the [Job_title] position
Dear [Candidate_Name],
Thank you once again for applying to [Company_name] for [Job_title] position.
After reviewing your application, we have decided to select you for the next round. I am thrilled to invite you for a job interview [insert preferred option: at our office / via phone / via Skype] so that we can get to know you better.
One of the interviewers will also be our [position, name], and the interview should not take longer than [X minutes].
The goal of this interview is for us to get to know you better, and for you to ask any questions you may have. We want to make sure that you goals and ambitions match our company’s culture and the position.
Here are a few day and time interview options
  • [Monday, date, time]
  • [Tuesday, date, time]
  • [Wednesday, date, time]
  • [Thursday, date, time]
  • [Friday, date, time]
Please let me know which option works for you. If you are not available in any of them, please suggest a different time, and I will give my best to adjust.
Looking forward to hear back from you soon,
Kind regards,
[Your name]

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