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Virtual Events: Searching and Scheduling Interviews

Quick summary

Virtual Hiring Events help you proactively find and schedule interviews. This page explains what virtual events are, how to search for them, and how to schedule an interview with employers hosting these events. Here's what you can learn:

What are virtual hiring events?

Did you know? Learn how to use our hiring platform if you're an employer.

 

Definition

Virtual interviews let employers connect with job seekers when they're not located in the same place. Think of virtual interviews as personal online job fairs.

Benefits

  • Talk about job requirements with potential employers using chat, video, or phone
  • Immediate interviews with employers

Other potential benefits might include:

  • Same day offers
  • Signing bonuses

Now that you know what to expect, you can start your search.

Searching for hiring events

  1. Search for hiring events using quotation marks. This is an advanced search technique.
  2. Add other keywords to the search field for specific job titles or companies. Enter a city, state, or zip code in the location field to change your search location.

    Interface screenshot showing 'virtual hiring event' (in quotes) as a search keyword.

    Important: You may see what's in the screenshot or something different. 

Evaluating your search results

Did you know? Try varying your search. Employers may use the words onsite or on-site.

 

Types of events 

After you search, we'll list two kinds of virtual events: 

  1. On our hiring platform. These are jobs the employer posted directly to Indeed, so the entire experience takes place on Indeed.
  2. The company's site. When you sign up on the employer's website, you'll leave Indeed. We can't track the interview process for this event if it takes place on another website.

 

Labels in the job listing

You may see these signs after finding a job you like:

  • "Virtual hiring event" in the job title
  • Directly schedule interview label

Important: You may see what's in the screenshot or something different. 

 

Cues in the job description

When you read a job description, look for these cues:

  • Job details and Interview details headings
  • Virtual or in-person interview description
  • Apply now button or Schedule an interview button

Important: You may see what's in the screenshot or something different. 

Registering for a hiring event

  1. Click or tap the Schedule an interview button.
  2. Answer a few questions in a questionnaire, if asked.
  3. Select a time to schedule an interview.
  4. Review your information on Indeed.
  5. Check your inbox for an interview email confirmation.

Technical support

Problem: I need to find the location of my onsite hiring event. Who do I contact?

Solution: Check their company's website If you need to contact the employer before the interview.

Problem: I'm having issues with my audio and video settings.

Solution: Read these troubleshooting tips if you're having technical issues.

FAQs

Question: Can I see if I'm signed up for a virtual hiring event? I used Indeed's hiring platform.

Answer: Yes. Check the Interviews tab of My jobs. You can also look for a confirmation email in your inbox.

Question: Can I see if I'm signed up for a virtual hiring event using someone else's hiring system?

Answer: No, we're sorry.

Question: Can I share my resume with the employer during a virtual interview?

Answer: Yes. Using Indeed's chat feature, you can upload your resume file and share it during the interview.

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