Posts in Recruiting

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.

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How Dierbergs Markets Improved their Candidate Communications

October 10th, 2018 Posted by Candidate Engagement, Recruiting, Text Messaging

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For business owners, retaining and hiring desk-less workers continues to prove a challenge.
A record number of 37% of owners surveyed by NFIB reported raising overall compensation for workers in September. The same NFIB study reported that 67% of business owners were hiring or trying to hire. Furthermore, of the owners who were trying to hire,  87% of them said that there were few or no qualified workers for open positions.

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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. 

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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 
you. 

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The Difference Short Codes Can Make for Your Candidate Experience

June 22nd, 2018 Posted by Candidate Engagement, Recruiting

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There is a massive candidate experience discrepancy that currently exists in the retail sector. There is not much of a difference between the companies in the industry as a whole, just the decision to acknowledge candidate experience and pursue it.

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Clearlink Makes 600 Hires in Q1 With TextRecruit

June 15th, 2018 Posted by Mobile, Recruiting, Text Messaging

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Clearlink combines the best people with the smartest technology to provide intelligent marketing, sales, and data science solutions for the world’s leading brands. In 2017, Clearlink’s recruiting team worked their way through 20,000 applicants, 5,500 interviews, and 2,000 hires by using TextRecruit. This is their story. 

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How to Use Short Codes to Take on the Hiring Effort in Construction

June 8th, 2018 Posted by Candidate Engagement, Recruiting

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Construction. It is very easy to take for granted. But chances are, wherever you are reading this article right now, you would not be able to do so without the construction industry. It’s an integral foundation of our cities and without it, we would not be able to do much.

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The State of Text Recruiting in Healthcare

June 1st, 2018 Posted by AI/ML, Recruiting, Text Messaging

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It’s no secret at this point that recruiting in the healthcare industry is tough. It is undoubtedly one of, if not THE most regulated field. This is understandable, people put a lot of trust in doctors, nurses, and physicians, and lives are literally at stake. You want to know when you go in for surgery, the qualifications for your doctor were more than a white coat and the ability to look contemplatively and handsomely at the camera. This is what lands the average time-to-hire in healthcare at a scary 49 days, well above the national average.

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What is Recruiting Automation?

May 18th, 2018 Posted by AI/ML, Recruiting

What is Recruiting Automation?

Recruiting automation broadly refers to a set of tools that recruiters can use to automate tasks and workflows. The goal of recruiting automation is to increase recruiter productivity. When productivity is increased organizations can expect to expedite time to hire, to reduce cost per hire, and to improve the quality of their hiring process.

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What You Need to Know About Facebook Recruiting

May 11th, 2018 Posted by Recruiting

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If you’ve made the decision to start allocating recruiting efforts to Facebook, good for you! You’ve made an amazing decision to reach job seekers where they are spending most of their time and can actively engage with your brand. However, it’s a tricky terrain to navigate, with noise coming from just about every direction. But this does not mean that you should get discouraged, you just have to take a step back and approach Facebook recruiting in a strategic manner. So here are a few considerations you should keep in mind when tackling the social media giant.

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