Maybe you have bad associations with texting a lot of people at once. You think “mass texting” and you might picture the worst kind of business communication -- anonymous, generic outreach or promotional messages that don’t meaningfully consider the audience on the other side of them.
When text messaging first started being used for business, campaigns were all about impersonal marketing. Contacts received bland, promotional messages from 5-digit numbers. These messages didn’t inspire conversation or connection -- often they were just interruptions that got quickly deleted.
In the recent State of Staffing Benchmarking Report, surveying hundreds of staffing and recruiting professionals, fast-growth staffing firms are more likely than their slower growth peers to use text messaging at every stage of their relationships with candidates and talent.
We’re excited to announce that Nate Bishop has joined the TextUs team as our new VP of Sales. Before joining us here at TextUs, Nate was the Strategic Alliance Manager of North America at Bullhorn ATS and the Director of Sales at CloudCall, a cloud-based, ATS integration and voice services platform. Earlier in his career, he served as an enterprise sales engineer at Hewlett Packard.
We’re excited to announce that TextUs has partnered with Staffing Referrals, the only referral management software built for the staffing and recruiting industry, to help recruiters get more referrals through text messaging.
We’re excited to share StaffingHub’s 2018 State of Staffing Industry Growth Benchmarking Report, co-sponsored by TextUs, Erecruit, and StaffingReferrals.
StaffingHub surveyed hundreds of staffing industry professionals to understand the strategies, tools, and tactics that the most successful staffing firms use to grow faster.
Sourcing qualified candidates can be a tedious task. It’s a constant battle to make sure you sync the best candidates with the best positions -- at the right time.
You might be excited to get going with TextUs MMS, generating new leads through promotional pics or speeding up an onboarding process with photos of documents over text. But, you also want to make sure your MMS communication is appropriate, constructive, and useful.So, here are 5 ways NOT to use MMS for business.
Loyal Source, a staffing firm largely serving government clients, knew that phone and email outreach wasn’t working. Their candidates stopped responding to calls and were increasingly opting out of emails.
Smartphones have become the primary way we take photos.That means that when your customers are shopping, attending conferences, or networking, they use their phone to take photos of products, informative presentations, and even business cards.
You use Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) all the time, probably without thinking too much about it. Whenever you text a funny GIF to your friends or a breathtaking pic of the sunset, you’re tapping the power of MMS.
In our latest eBook, The Definitive Guide to Business Texting, we break down everything you need to know to create a comprehensive, simple, effective texting communication strategy that your team will be eager to use.
Join us on Wednesday, January 17th at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET, for our webinar, "How to Adopt Conversation-Driven Recruiting Powered by Texting."
When you’re communicating with anyone -- from friends and family to leads and clients -- your interactions build off of each other to create a connection. No single message, phone call, or chat defines the relationship -- instead, trust is built (or eroded) incrementally over time.
Business text messaging platform helps recruiters at 375 staffing firms instantly connect with hard-to-reach talent and close candidates faster
BOULDER, CO -- January 2, 2018 -- TextUs, the leading business-class text messaging software, announced today that 375 staffing firms now use the platform to communicate with candidates. TextUs is the fastest-growing software solution built for the staffing and recruiting industry.
A New Communication Strategy for the Mobile World
In the past decade, we’ve entered a new frontier: the mobile world. People are on-the-go, constantly connected, and expect services on-demand.
Would achieving a 40% response rate to outreach, engaging passive candidates, and scheduling instant interviews help you fill more orders? Find out how texting helps recruiters get ahold of candidates 10X faster.
In a recent Huffington Post article, TextUs CEO Ted Guggenheim talks about bringing his music industry experience to the startup world, growing his company, and sharing the power of business text messaging software.