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How to block off holidays on your calendar
How to block off holidays on your calendar
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Dover will schedule interviews for you on your calendar based on your availability. You can set up your interview preferences in Dover by following the steps in this article.

If you do not wish to have interviews scheduled on holidays, please add an OOO to your calendar so that candidates cannot book time with you on holidays.

Different companies and countries recognize different holidays, so be sure to check with your company to see which Holidays they recognize.

πŸ“† How to block off a holiday on your Google Calendar

  1. Go to your Google Calendar:

  2. Click Create and select Out of Office from the dropdown

  3. Select the date and time of your OOO.

    ⚠️ Please make sure that your event is Public.

  4. When you've made changes, click Save

⚠️ Make sure that the event has been added to a calendar that is connected to Dover in your Interview Preferences.

❓ How can I check when candidates can book time on my calendar?

You can view your calendar availability in the Dover App to see when candidates can book time with you. Go to your Interview Preferences here, click See my availability and you will see any potential conflicts on your calendar.

"Busy" calendar events will show as "conflicting calendar event" and interview buffers will show up as "Buffer."

Learn more about how to make changes to your interview preferences here.

❓ What if I want someone to interview for me while I'm OOO?

Great question! If you want someone else to conduct interviews while you're OOO, you can add them to your Interview Plan.

  1. Go to your Interview Plan and click ✏️ to edit an interview stage

  2. Add an interviewer or interviewer to that interview stage and Save any changes

To learn how to update the interviewer for a specific candidate, read this help doc.

List of Holidays in Canada πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

  • New Year's Day

  • Good Friday

  • Victoria Day

  • Canada Day

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Remembrance Day

  • Christmas Day

  • Boxing Day

  • New Year's Eve

List of Holidays in the USA πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²

  • New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King Jr Day

  • President's Day

  • Memorial Day

  • Juneteenth

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Indigenous Peoples Day

  • Veterans Day

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Christmas Day

  • New Year's Eve

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