‘Ur’ Hired: Why You Should Be Texting Job Candidates

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The job interview process is getting longer.

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From application to offer, today’s average, overall interview process for someone searching for work takes nearly 23 days. That’s compared to roughly 12.5 days just 7 years ago, according to a report from Glassdoor Economic Research.

Although there are many reasons for this increase—including more thorough “screening methods” such as group panel interviews, background checks, and skills tests—one of the biggest delays for recruiters comes at the very onset of the interview process, where screening a high volume of candidates is bogged down by waiting for qualified applicants to call back.

Texting candidates eliminates that delay.

By texting candidates instead of calling at the start of the hiring process, your recruiters will connect with the right candidates, save time, and score the talent you want—and fast.

Ready to start texting job candidates? Key advantages to screening candidates via text are outlined below.

Meet Today’s Workforce Where They Are

An estimated 50 million Millennials are joining the workforce in the next decade.

As this demographic quickly overtakes Baby Boomers as America’s largest talent generation, it’s important to rethink traditional practices and find new ways to engage today’s workforce and attract top talent by

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