Posts in Recruiting Tips

Best Practices for Texting with Candidates

September 4th, 2019 Posted by Recruiting Tips, Text Messaging


The accessibility of texting has grown tremendously in the past decade, so much that it has become a staple of all communications today. Although it is widespread, texting comes with its unique set of rules depending on the context, just as face-to-face communication do. This is especially important within a professional setting. In the recruitment process, a message should be tailored to accurately reflect company values. After all, a recruiter is a candidate’s point-of-contact and the company’s representative in the hiring process. Different types of messaging can invoke various interpretations and impressions. In today’s digital age, these impressions can be quickly shared with the candidate’s network. Understanding the unwritten rules of communication creates a high-quality candidate experience, as well as leaves a positive impression of your company to the candidate.  


How To Get Local Applicants for Part Time Jobs Through Facebook

March 18th, 2019 Posted by Mobile, Recruiting, Recruiting Tips

How To Get Local Applicants for Part Time Jobs Through Facebook

We’ve all heard of social media, but have you heard of social recruiting? Forget the job boards, it’s time to leverage the platform everyone knows of – Facebook. With its ad manager feature, you can promote your job openings and reach a wider audience. Even better, combine TextApply with Facebook ads for a targeted and convenient way of recruiting. 

TextApply helps you attract top talent by allowing candidates to text-to-apply to your job openings using a short code. This solution is great for teams that are consistently recruiting talent and have been beneficial for many including health care providers, retailers, restaurant chains, amusement parks, financial services, hospitality, and transportation companies.

For a better understanding, let’s set up a hypothetical:


20 Recruiting Trends of 2019

March 18th, 2019 Posted by Recruiting, Recruiting Tips

Top 20 Recruiting Trends of 2019

2019 presents a new talent acquisition landscape that requires high emotional and technical intelligence to succeed – it can be intimidating otherwise. Moreover, recent technological advancements call for flexibility and adaptability in recruiting methods. Consider the following 20 recruiting trends in 2019 to stay up-to-date on how your brand can recruit top talent in uncharted territory.


3 Candidate Engagement Best Practices

October 22nd, 2018 Posted by Candidate Engagement, Events, Recruiting, Recruiting Tips

Recruiters who follow candidate engagement best practices are able to fill positions faster than those who don’t. These candidate engagement best practices improve the speed of HR operations at all stages of your hiring lifecycle. They’ll help you attract more applicants, screen candidates faster, and schedule interviews more smoothly.


5 Tips for Hiring Seasonal Workers this Holiday Season

October 4th, 2018 Posted by Recruiting, Recruiting Tips

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If you’re struggling to fill your retail positions this year, you aren’t alone. Retailers all over the United States are struggling to fill open seasonal sales associate and route driver positions this holiday season. For the first time in a decade, the number of openings have surpassed the number of hires for retail positions for 3 successive months. In fact, according the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, there are 100,000 more retail positions still unfilled this year over last. 


4 Ways to Use TextApply

July 27th, 2018 Posted by Candidate Engagement, Mobile, Recruiting Tips, Text Messaging

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TextApply helps you create an engaging application experience that candidates can use on the go from their mobile phone. Leading organizations are using TextApply today to increase applicants, find new ways to advertise job openings, and hire faster. Read on for 4 examples of how top brands like Chipotle, Sodexo, Domino’s, and ThredUp are using TextApply. 


5 Tips for Better Candidate Engagement

June 29th, 2018 Posted by Candidate Engagement, Recruiting, Recruiting Tips

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Take your HR professional’s hat off for a moment and think back to the last time you interviewed for a job. When you went through a job search you probably asked yourself why you wanted to work for a company. After each interaction, you began to make assessments about whether or not a firm would be the right fit for 


How to Maintain Candidate Engagement in Healthcare

April 4th, 2018 Posted by Candidate Engagement, Recruiting, Recruiting Tips


Healthcare is one of the hardest industries to thrive in as a recruiter. With the discrepancy between experienced and well-educated candidates, an aging baby boomer population, and extremely strict regulations, most healthcare recruiters end up as migraine patients for the very candidates they hired. It’s a tricky landscape to navigate and mistakes are costly. It is estimated that one unfilled position can cost an organization $7,700. This industry isn’t slowing down either. Healthcare is projected to grow up to 19% until 2024 with over 2 million added jobs.