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Managing interview kit templates

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Administrators can add, edit or delete an interview template by accessing the Templates section. Click your user icon in the upper right of Workable and select Templates.

All users will be able to use these templates, though only admins can create them. Add one or more interview kits to your pipeline stages so that interviewers can easily access them when it's time to evaluate candidates. 

Access the Templates section by clicking your profile icon in the upper right of Workable.

There are six different templates available by default. Scroll over each one to reveal the option to preview, edit or delete.

‘Preview’ will show the template as a scorecard, which is how the interview kits are used by teams:

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Templates can be edited directly in page. You can also start from scratch by clicking 'Add a new template' to the upper right of the templates list.

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In this example:

  • ‘Business Skills’ is the title of the interview template
  • ‘Commercial Awareness’ is the skill, trait or requirement that is being evaluated
  • The bullet points are optional evaluation questions
  • The link highlighted in red, above will add another skill, trait or requirement to this template.

If you edit a template, any interview kits that were using that template will not be updated. To apply the editing changes, the new template must be added to the job in the job editor.

Deleting a template will not impact any interview kits that have already been created. However, there is not a way to recover deleted templates. To restore a deleted template access a job that used that template and choose the option to ‘Save as new template’ to recreate a saved copy of the template.

You can also save new templates directly from the job editor.

When you’re setting up or configuring a job, you’ll see the ‘Assessments’ tab on the right of the page. Click this to create a new interview kit. As an admin, each time you save a section, you’ll also see the option to save it as a template for use by the rest of the company.

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Learn more about adding interview kits to jobs here.