Employing SMS for better candidate engagement in the recruitment sector [Infographic]Topic: Recruitment
It’s essential for recruiters to maintain regular contact with potential candidates to make sure that they have the best talent pool available from which to fill vacancies. SMS is one of the best avenues for doing this. Text messages are cost-effective, highly engaging, and because they’re non-intrusive and delivered straight to mobile devices, candidates love them!
In fact, 73% of job seekers prefer to receive targeted job opportunities via text, and 89% think mobile devices play a critical role in the job hunting process (source).
To provide a better idea of how we think SMS can be best used in the recruitment sector, we’ve put together the following infographic setting out some guidelines and applications, which we think will help get more of the right candidates in the right positions.