“We have received your resume applying for the __________ position. We are using this initial interview to get some additional information from you to determine if there’s a potential fit with our needs and to assess if we would like to advance you as a candidateto the next stage of our interview process.”
You may find it helpful to use a table such as the following to log the details of the screening interview with a job candidate.
|Recommendation for in-person interview: YES or NO|
The following are examples of how to close a video or phone screening interview.
“Thanks for your responses. We have several other applicants to speak with before we proceed with setting up in-person interviews. We will get back to you with our decision within (add timeframe)”
“We would like to now schedule you to come in for an in-person interview.”