Recruiters know that one of the slowest, most frustrating steps in the hiring process is interview scheduling. From back-and-forth calendar coordination to starting all over when someone cancels, interview scheduling can become a serious administrative burden for companies with high-volume hiring needs.

We’ve compiled interview scheduling statistics that uncover just how big a challenge this step in the hiring process is for recruiting teams large and small, and how smart talent acquisition teams are solving the problem through a focus on recruitment operations. Read on to learn everything you need to know about interview scheduling.