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Getting and Keeping in Touch with Clients in a Changing Technical World

Posted by TextUs Team on Aug 11, 2016 5:12:03 PM
“Adapt or die” is, perhaps, the most important business aphorism of our time. Every industry, market, and mode of communication is changing more rapidly than ever before. To thrive, your company must change, too.
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Topics: Business Texting

The ABCs of Getting Timely Responses from Prospects

Posted by TextUs Team on Aug 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM
How many messages do you get in a day? If you’re like most people, you’re inundated with them.

The average person wades through more than 120 correspondences per day:

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Topics: Business Texting

TextUs Hires Staffing & Recruiting Client Experience Guru to Lead Their Customer Service Team

Posted by TextUs Team on Jul 21, 2016 1:49:50 PM

Leading business-class text messaging platform welcomes customer service expert Abby Boyd

DENVER, CO, JULY 21, 2016 -- TextUs announced today that Abby Boyd will be joining their team as the Customer Experience Lead. Her role will improve customer service to the 100 staffing firms that have chosen TextUs as their business-class text messaging provider.

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Topics: News and Updates

5 Productivity Hacks for Recruiters

Posted by TextUs Team on Jul 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM
To keep up with your talent, you not only need to be a great communicator and job matchmaker, but you need to be as efficient as possible. Here are 5 recruiter productivity hacks.
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Leveraging Technology to Power Your Staffing Firm

Posted by TextUs Team on Jul 7, 2016 10:03:51 AM
Making the most of your technology means choosing your tools strategically and pushing for continual improvement. Here’s how to leverage technology to power your staffing firm.

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Topics: Staffing and Recruiting

5 Ways to Get People to Text You Back

Posted by TextUs Team on Jun 30, 2016 2:30:35 PM
You know that text messaging has a stellar 98% average read rate and a 25-35% average response rate.

But you don’t want to be average -- you want to drive your text response rates up as high as they can possibly go. Here’s how.

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Topics: Business Texting

How to Put Some Emotion (and Emojis) Into Your Business Communication

Posted by TextUs Team on Jun 17, 2016 3:12:00 PM
You may think of business communication as emotionless. You’re just conveying facts, solving problems, and making good decisions, right?

On closer look, emotion doesn’t just help you communicate effectively -- conveying a little excitement, happiness, frustration, or doubt can make you a better businessperson.

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Topics: Business Texting, Product Updates

How to Attract and Engage Millennial Candidates

Posted by TextUs Team on Jun 7, 2016 10:15:12 AM
You’ve heard it again and again: Millennials are the future of work.

The numbers back this up: this young generation has recently surpassed all others to become the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. They’re expected to make up a whopping 75% of the workforce by 2025.

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Topics: Staffing and Recruiting

How to Make Business Texts Personal

Posted by TextUs Team on Jun 3, 2016 11:00:00 AM
You know it’s important to personalize emails -- the same goes for texting. You want to speak directly to your connections, while keeping it brief and on-point.

Here are some tips on personalizing business texts.

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Topics: Business Texting

Case Study: Hamilton-Ryker Increases Response Rates to Over 60%, Grows Associate Pool, and Boosts Referrals Using Business-Class Text Messaging

Posted by TextUs Team on May 18, 2016 1:10:51 PM

In today’s ultra-competitive job market, a recruiter's every minute counts.

Commercial staffing company Hamilton-Ryker was having trouble getting in touch with their associates. They were wasting valuable recruiting time playing phone tag. So they decided to try the TextUs business-class texting platform.

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Topics: Staffing and Recruiting, Case Studies, Text Messaging