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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.

๐Ÿ“† 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.

    โš ๏ธ Please make sure that your event is Public.

  4. When you've made changes, click Save

โš ๏ธ Make sure that the event has been added to a calendar that is connected to Dover in your Interview Preferences.

โ“ 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.

List of Holidays in Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

  • 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 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ

  • 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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