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How to Keep the Conversation Going and Qualify Candidates Faster Using Text Messaging

Posted by Stephanie Zionts on May 24, 2018 1:18:51 PM

Recently, we discussed how to promote your job postings using text messaging. Now we’re going to take things to the next level and talk about how you can use conversational texting to qualify leads.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Text Messaging, SMS, Business Texting Framework

Stream the 2018 State of Staffing Webinar Now

Posted by TextUs Team on May 2, 2018 11:08:10 AM

You can now stream the 2018 State of Staffing Webinar, featuring an in-depth exploration of the data from the State of Staffing report. It also offers actionable tips on how you can align your outreach strategy, candidate experience, and tech stack to fuel optimal growth.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Customer Service, Text Messaging, SMS, Marketing

Are Your Competitors Placing Talent Faster Than You?

Posted by TextUs Team on Apr 24, 2018 1:22:29 PM

Your team works hard to source candidates, connect with top talent, and fill open positions as fast as possible. The race to scoop up talent is real, and you know that if your team isn’t the first ones out of the gate, your odds of winning plummet. But, do you know how your team compares to industry averages for days to close?

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Text Messaging, 2018 State of Staffing, SMS

7 Ways to Use High-Volume Business Texting to Reach More Contacts Faster Than Ever Before

Posted by TextUs Team on Apr 16, 2018 2:43:46 PM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Sales Acceleration, Product Updates, High Volume, SMS, Marketing

Introducing TextUs High-Volume - Turn Up the Volume on Your Business Texting to Instantly Reach Thousands of People

Posted by TextUs Team on Apr 9, 2018 2:52:17 PM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Text Messaging, News and Updates, Product Updates, High Volume, SMS

Over 70% of Fast-Growth Staffing Firms Use Text Messaging to Follow Up with Candidates, Engage Talent, and Schedule Appointments

Posted by TextUs Team on Apr 6, 2018 2:11:45 PM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Text Messaging, 2018 State of Staffing

Introducing Nate Bishop, TextUs’s New VP of Sales

Posted by TextUs Team on Mar 29, 2018 12:23:39 PM

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.

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Topics: Inside Sales, Business Texting, Press, Staffing and Recruiting, Text Messaging, Sales Acceleration, News and Updates

TextUs Partners with Staffing Referrals to Help Staffing Firms Find More Qualified Candidates

Posted by TextUs Team on Mar 20, 2018 11:59:41 AM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Text Messaging, Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms, App, Staffing Referrals

2018 State of Staffing Industry Growth Benchmarking Report

Posted by TextUs Team on Mar 15, 2018 10:42:57 AM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Text Messaging, Sales Acceleration, Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms, 2018 State of Staffing

Text from Your Business Number on Your Mobile Phone with the TextUs App [Update]

Posted by TextUs Team on Mar 9, 2018 3:18:52 PM
Here at TextUs, we pride ourselves on being customer-oriented company. That means we’re constantly listening to our customers and updating our software with the features that you need most.
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Topics: Business Texting, Text Messaging, Mobile, App

How to Promote Your Job Postings and Convert Inbound Candidates with Text Messaging

Posted by Stephanie Zionts on Feb 22, 2018 2:17:11 PM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Text Messaging, Job Post, CareerBuilder

Don't Send That Selfie: How NOT to Use MMS for Business

Posted by TextUs Team on Feb 20, 2018 9:41:17 AM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Text Messaging, MMS, MMS for Business

Case Study: How Loyal Source Decreased Time Spent Looking for Candidates by 33% and Doubled Recruiter Productivity with TextUs + Bullhorn

Posted by TextUs Team on Feb 16, 2018 4:11:58 PM

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. 

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Case Studies, Customer Story

Introducing TextUs MMS - Now You Can Send and Receive Images for Business

Posted by TextUs Team on Feb 14, 2018 1:01:03 PM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Text Messaging, Sales Acceleration, Product Updates, MMS, MMS for Business

7 Ways to Use MMS for Business

Posted by TextUs Team on Feb 7, 2018 11:13:55 AM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Text Messaging, Product Updates, MMS, MMS for Business

The Definitive Guide to Business Texting [eBook]

Posted by TextUs Team on Jan 19, 2018 3:09:23 PM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Text Messaging, Definitive Guide to Business Texting

How to Adopt Conversation-Driven Recruiting Powered by Texting [Webinar]

Posted by TextUs Team on Jan 12, 2018 12:33:50 PM
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."
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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Partner Network, Playbooks, Webinar, erecruit

How to Connect Faster with a New Business Texting Strategy

Posted by TextUs Team on Jan 10, 2018 12:55:05 PM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Text Messaging, Sales Acceleration, Definitive Guide to Business Texting

Over 375 Staffing Firms Partner with TextUs to Accelerate Growth in 2018

Posted by TextUs Team on Jan 5, 2018 2:25:15 PM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Press, Staffing and Recruiting, News and Updates

Introducing the Business Texting Framework

Posted by Andrew Kimmell on Dec 22, 2017 8:35:48 AM

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.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Customer Service, Text Messaging, Sales Acceleration