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Recruit Top Candidates with a Business Texting Service

Once upon a time there was a day when creating the best email and perfecting messaging on LinkedIn was enough to recruit talent. But today as a recruiter, you’ve seen the landscape changing and evolving; have you thought of strategies to keep up or stay ahead of the curve? Candidate experience is everything today. How are you providing a great candidate experience while reaching populations that aren’t sitting at their computer waiting for your email? Is your candidate engagement strategy capturing the mobile workforce?

Whether you recruit for an agency or in-house, your ultimate goal is to connect top-tier talent that fits their needs and fulfills the needs of the organization. Using text to reach those candidates through a business texting service can help with that goal.

According to recent findings from the Pew Research Center, 77% of adults in the United States own a smartphone, while the numbers climb as high as 92% in the 18-29 age range. Not to be outdone, the 30-49 age group follows closely behind, with 88% being smartphone owners. In addition to that, 74% of people aged 50-64 have one.

Increasingly high levels of mobile adoption have had a significant impact on job search. Recruiters need to be reaching these populations as they are not sitting still. Today we’ll take a look how using a business texting service makes recruiting more personal, helps give you that competitive advantage you’re looking for while hiring talent faster.

Using text with candidates makes sense

Texting itself isn’t new; leveraging it throughout the talent acquisition process is certainly a more modern practice. A business texting service empowers your team to build stronger candidate relationships, expand your talent pool and successfully fill more positions while maintaining a personal connection which is essential.

It’s a way to help your business enhance communications by enabling 1-on-1 texting on an existing line or a new dedicated number. It’s the ability to reach out to your clients personally, modeled after the texting you’re doing with your friends and family every day.

Easier communication with texting

The process of recruiting qualified candidates is often abundant with different concerns such as scheduling challenges for interviews and straightforward conversations regarding a salary or a salary range. These questions can easily be addressed using text while using a business texting service. Chances are you’re more likely to get a response from a text to a candidate rather than an email. Text is a great way to cultivate an uninterrupted two-way conversation throughout the candidate life cycle.

Implementing a business texting service will help your organization stand out from others by choosing to communicate with candidates’ the way they prefer, which is by texting, as a bonus, you’ll get extra points for being more personal and not relying on antiquated processes!

Make happy talent your competitive advantage. Personalize and optimize each step of the candidate journey by integrating text into the process through a business texting service.

You may be wondering; how do I do this? How is text even used in the process? Next week we’ll explore ways recruiters are leveraging text in the process while providing specific use cases. In the meantime, please text (yes, text) or call us today to learn more.

About us

TextBetter™ is a business-texting service that makes it easy to send or receive texts from your landline number. Our cloud-based service effortlessly integrates into your existing business model, without having to install new software or change how you do business. Through our three separate product offerings, we proudly cater to organizations of all sizes: TextBetter Basic, TextBetter Business, TextBetter Enterprise.

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How Learning Centers Use Business Landline Texting

Learning centers offer a safe place for students to learn reading, writing, and testing skills to improve their future. These places offer such a great opportunity to help people gain skills they might be lacking but, communicating with all your clients may be tough when it comes to making sure that all is in order for your learning center.

Which is why offering your clients more opportunities for a point of contact is offering your clients more convenience as well as a better opportunity for higher education. We believe our service, TextBetter™ (business landline texting) for learning centers is the answer.

Notifying your clients using business landline texting

By having TextBetter be your business landline texting solution, you’re able to quickly notify your clients of updates whether it’s about closing for holidays, special promotions, or events that your learning center is offering.

It is as simple as setting up a mail merge. Through this process you are able to notify hundreds of clients all at once without your message sending as a group text. If you send out to 200 clients and even one person responds, the great part is the conversation is a 1:1 conversation.

This allows you to send out notifications without needing to worry about if your clients received them or not. While guaranteeing that when they respond your able to keep those communications organized. All your communications are archived right to your email.

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Beat your competitors with better customer service using business landline texting

The marketplace for many businesses is well saturated. Your company could just be a name among others in your industry unless you find a way to stand out.

When owning a Learning Center, providing text messaging solutions for appointments and reminders can be what keeps your clients loyal. Allowing customers to text for questions about their children and receive a message when their child is ready to be picked up or even to move an appointment will make you unique.

“Customer service is one of the last frontiers of sustainable competitive advantage. It’s one of the strongest ways to grow your profits.” – According to the Huffington Post

Business landline texting can be greatly advantageous for you, your co-workers and the parents you communicate with. The especially great part is, it seamlessly integrates into your normal business operations and is fast and easy to set up.

Benefits of MMS Messaging with Customers

You know you’re learning center is making a difference in someone’s life as they work to improve their skills for the future. So why not give them a way they can show that off by giving them an opportunity to send pictures of their progress, i.e. test scores, report cards, transcripts etc.…

This allows clients to take pictures of their progress outside of the learning center. All they need to do is take a picture on their phones and send it like a normal text. Through our cloud it will reformate that text to an attachment in your email. This gives you the ability to easily print out your client’s progress or share it with your office to show how great of job you’re doing with that client’s education process.

How it works

TextBetter uses your email account to transmit text messages to & from your landline number by simply pairing the two. You’ll send, receive, and manage text conversations directly from your business email. Simple, right?

And when it comes to picture messaging, the process is just as simple. You’ll send, receive, and manage pictures as attachments; without having to download new software or change how you do business. And while there are many ways in which your business can benefit from sending and receiving picture/text messages, we overall hope that the information above will give you all more the reason to use TextBetter as your business landline texting solution.