Texting to hire
Easy to send. Quick to engage. Fast to hire.

Over the past decade or so, one communication method has clearly emerged as the public's favorite: text messaging.

It's now the go-to method for staying in touch with friends and family. Given its widespread popularity, it's no wonder the business world has caught on—leveraging its immense advantages in recruiting and hiring.

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What is text recruiting?
Why do I need it?

Recruiters often cite reaching and engaging prospects as one of the trickiest aspects of the hiring process. But worry not, because we've got the perfect solution for you!

Texting stands out as the quickest and most effective way to boost candidate engagement. By connecting with candidates directly in their texting inbox, you'll break through the clutter and meet them right where they're most active.

Reach prospects wherever, whenever

96x

Times the average American checks their phone per day vs. most check email 1x per day

97%

Average open rate of text messages vs ≤ 20% for email

90%

Members of the public that prefer texting over calling and email.

95%

Percentage of texts that are read are responded to within
3 minutes

73%

Job seekers that prefer to receive targeted texts for job opportunities

66%

Candidates that consider recruiting text messages acceptable.

19%

Click-thru-rate of texts vs. 4% with email.

Ready to turbocharge your hiring journey?

Navigating the endless abyss of email and playing phone tag with prospects can be draining.

Recruiters often find themselves losing precious time and candidates without the right tools to reach them efficiently. This can inadvertently lead to understaffed and overworked teams.

Empower your recruiters with a text recruiting platform to instantly boost engagement and streamline the hiring process. With this tool, they can work smarter, not harder, and achieve greater effectiveness in connecting with candidates.

Here’s a few ways WorkforceHub's texting-to-hire will set your hiring team up for success today and in the weeks, months and years to come:

Connect with candidates where they are – on their phones!

Ensure candidates get the message – texts have a 200% higher response rate than email and 98% of texts are actively read

Optimize effort with batch SMS messaging to all applicants at once, automatically

Maintain your engagement with two-way texting that keeps the discussion moving forward

Improve recruiting efficiency for candidates and your hiring team

Elevate candidate engagement with two text-to-hire options!

Premium Texting

Upgrade your hiring game with Premium Texting! Boost engagement with automated responses that simplify the hiring process, and enable text-to-apply functionality so candidates can apply instantly. Premium texting offers all the features of Basic Texting and more, making your recruiting efforts even more effective.

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Add automated texting to workflows:

Automated texting takes the work out of managing applicant progress and speeds the recruiting process.

  • Embed SMS in workflows and trigger texts with hiring stage changes
  • Advance applicants to the next steps with automated communications
  • Speed up the recruiting process with workflows that improve efficiency and compliance

Enable text-to-apply:

Text-to-apply allows candidates to apply for a position at the point of initial engagement to save time and take advantage of interest on the spot.

  • Enable candidates to respond immediately from their mobile device
  • Minimize barriers to application
  • Empower more candidates to apply at the point of interest

Basic Texting

Unlock unlimited Basic Texting for comprehensive, integrated manual texting capabilities. This feature gives you the freedom and flexibility to keep the conversation flowing, removing any lulls in the communication so you do not leave any time to lose your ideal candidate—all conveniently within the system.

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  • Improve the candidate journey with quick communication that keeps them engaged
  • Send and track unlimited text messages from within the applicant tracking system
  • Engage more candidates and reduce abandoned applications
  • Quickly request a phone screening, verify interview details or answer candidates' questions
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