Better recruitment scheduling

Connect with top talent faster, improve the candidate experience, and automate scheduling busywork.

Better recruitment scheduling


increase in initial screening calls



faster time to schedule candidate interviews



decrease in time-to-interview


Calendly offers two solutions to meet the needs of your team

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Built for hiring managers and recruiting teams of all sizes, Calendly provides frictionless interview scheduling.

  • Schedule 1:1 and group interviews in a few clicks

  • Embed Calendly anywhere with powerful integrations

  • Book interviews from LinkedIn

  • Sync data to your ATS automatically

  • Use Workflows to automate candidate reminders and communication

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Built for recruiting teams with more complex enterprise scheduling and coordination needs, Prelude streamlines interview operations at every stage.

  • Coordinate any interview, from 1:1s to sequential panels to in-person hiring events

  • Build the best available interview panel - automatically

  • Work within your ATS to reduce context-switching

  • Uncover recruiting-specific data you can act on right away


Real people, real results

Don’t just take it from us. Here’s what some of our happy customers are saying.

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"Prelude came at a pivotal moment of growth for us. Prelude increased our scheduling speed and automated some of our core processes, enabling us to take on even more and expand our business impact."

Tyler Patterson, Airtable

Tyler Patterson

Recruiting Manager, Coordination and Operations, Airtable

"What I really enjoy about using Prelude are the reports. Being able to drive our decisions based on data, being able to influence our stakeholders and showcasing also our work, the many tasks that our schedulers and our talent ops are doing that are often overlooked. We absolutely needed a tool like Prelude to scale our business."

Rebecca Schmidt, Thoughtworks

Rebecca Schmidt

Global Head of Programs, Thoughtworks

"Because of the volume of calls we get using Calendly, I know Calendly will be a good return on my investment."

John Compton

Executive Recruiter, Agile Search

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"[Prelude] has completely transformed our processes … most importantly, [we can deliver] a memorable candidate experience that sets us apart from our industry peers."

Danny Cao

Internship Program Manager, Glassdoor


Make interview scheduling your competitive advantage

Explore the features and benefits of each solution.

Calendly Features

Interview scheduling

Make it easy for candidates to self-schedule their 1:1 or group interviews.


Automate and standardize communications that should happen before and after interviews, such as reminders, confirmation emails, and follow-ups.

Admin-managed events

Create and assign common event types across your Calendly users, such as hiring managers or interviewers, standardizing certain elements to drive consistency.

Integrations and extensions

Browser add-ons and integrations let you use Calendly wherever and whenever you’re working.

Custom questions

Collect key information in advance of the interview to further qualify and vet applicants.

Calendly Features

Prelude Features

Interview scheduling

Coordinate multi-step interviews in seconds. Pick your interview types, and desired order, and let our scheduling engine handle the rest.

Interviewer load balancing

Distribute interview workload evenly, allocate resources, and prevent burnout among your hiring teams.

Interviewer management

Build perfect panels when you add interviewer attributes and preferences into your scheduling process.

ATS integrations

Automatically update candidate records when an interview is scheduled or rescheduled. Book meetings directly from your ATS.

Reporting and analytics

Whether you want to track interviews, no-shows, cancellations, or team productivity and bandwidth, the metrics are just a click away.

Prelude Features

Accelerate your recruiting cycle with Calendly

Pricing Plans

Calendly and Prelude are currently sold separately. Prelude is sold as an annual subscription only. Contact us for help deciding which product is best for your needs.

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from $12 /seat/mo

For small teams who need customization and reporting.

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Contact us

We’ll build a custom quote based on your needs.

Calendly integrations

Calendly integrations

Boost productivity with 100+ integrations that fold right into your recruiting workflow.

Prelude integrations

Prelude integrations

Keep everything in sync with powerful integrations that simplify your scheduling workflow.

Speed up your recruiting process

Talk to one of our recruiting scheduling experts or try Calendly for free.