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How to use myInterview and to streamline your hiring process

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Written by Ethan Collett
Updated over a week ago

What is myInterview?

myInterview is a one-way video interview platform that allows candidates to answer pre-defined interview questions in the initial screening stages - often in place of the traditional phone interview. The recruiter sends a link with a flow of questions creating a sequence of video snippets that form a video introduction The recruiter reviews the videos, shortlisting candidates and engaging hiring managers earlier in the process.

Why use Indeed?

Indeed is the #1 job site in the world, with over 250 million unique visitors every month. Plus it has a free option which is good for some limited-time exposure. Note that with the free posting option your job posting will move down the list as new jobs are published. But with so many candidates it can become overwhelming to manage the volume of applications. This is where myInterview comes to the rescue, use video interviewing to hear from every candidate so you can more quickly make a decision on who to progress with.

About this article

We will cover off creating a job on Indeed and inviting candidates to complete your myInterview video interview:

  1. Post a free job on Indeed

  2. Invite candidates to complete a myInterview video using Indeed

  3. Collect responses

Let’s get started

1. Post your job on Indeed

Head over to Indeed and start creating your new job posting.

The step-by-step process is quick and easy, plus most of the questions you will already have answers to.

Work your way through the simple steps and publish your new job, it will go live within a few hours and you will start receiving candidate applications!

2. Add the myInterview interview link to your Indeed message template

(This step assumes you have already created a job in myInterview)

Copy the direct invite link for the job you would like to invite people to interview for:

Choose a candidate you wish to invite to complete your myInterview interview, and select Message:

You then need to create a Template (you only need to do this once).

Create new template, or edit an existing one. You want to give the candidate a short explanation of the next steps. It also helps to explain some of the benefits of a myInterview interview such as easy to complete at home, on any device, at a time which suits them... Once you have a message you are happy with paste your myInterview direct link into the message and Save.

You're now ready to send your template to candidates. We suggest you invite all candidates to complete your interview for maximum response.

Pro Tip: To send templated messages in bulk to candidates you will need to verify your employer account with Indeed. This process can take up-to 30-days.

Invite candidates to Willo with your new template

3. Collect responses

As candidates apply using your myInterview link you will receive email notifications. Log into your myInterview dashboard and click into each person’s profile to view their video answers.

Share your top candidates with your team or hiring manager to get feedback before progressing to the next step.

Happy interviewing!

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