How to Invite a Candidate to Interview: An Email Template
You’ve agonized over the job description and finally posted it into the world, and now it’s time to narrow that stack of resumes on your desk down to a select few.
When you’ve picked those lucky candidates to invite in for an interview, use our quick-and-dirty email template to get them in the door.
Interview with [company name] for [job title] position
Thanks for your application to [company name]. We were impressed by your background and would like to invite you to interview [at our office / via Skype / via phone] to tell you a little more about the position and get to know you better. [Details about the interview, including anything specific you would like candidates to know about.]
Please let me know which of the following times work for you, and I can send over a confirmation and details:
-[Day, Time 1]
-[Day, Time 2]
-[Day, Time 3]
Looking forward to meeting you,
- Not sure who to call in for an interview? Look for these signs in a candidate’s resume and cover letter to ensure you’re picking a winner.
- Get prepped for your interviews by downloading our free resource for hiring managers, “The 13 Must-Ask Interview Questions.”
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