Did you know that 98% of text messages are opened and read versus just 20-28% for emails? It’s a staggering statistic. If you’ve ever wondered why candidates are not getting back to you quickly, or at all. This could be the reason. Very often emails from “unknown senders” are either ignored, sent to a spam folder, or not delivered by the host which can be extremely frustrating.
Candidates WANT to hear from you as quickly as possible. Indeed, the continued biggest pet peeve of the majority of job applicants is that they don’t ever hear from the employer after they send in their applications. Note that in iRecruit you can bulk email candidates – (5 Candidate Nurturing Emails You Need To Steal!)
iRecruit TXT removes the delivery obstacle, and allows you to connect to candidates faster, and more efficiently than through email. Engage candidates with two-way texting:
- Private Texting Number – your number is not exposed
- Personalize All Messages
- Create Texting Templates for Frequently Used Messages
- Automatically Create a record of all communications
- Archive After 30 Days
Learn more about how to use iRecruit TXT by joining one of our upcoming product demos.
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