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IT Staffing Firm Meridian Technologies Improved Response Rates by 240% and Increased Submissions with TextUs + Bullhorn

Posted by TextUs Team on Oct 18, 2018 10:11:27 AM

Meridian Technologies, an IT staffing firm, knew the power of texting. “If you’re not texting candidates, you’re behind the eight ball,” said Justin Van Tassel, Director of Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Training & Development.

Their recruiters were using their personal cell phones to text with prospects and candidates and seeing great response rates over email and phone outreach alone.

But not everyone was comfortable using their personal cell phones, and as a result, Meridian wasn’t able to adopt text messaging company-wide. What’s more, when the staffing firm was using a BYOD (bring-your-own-device) model, management had zero insight into the quality, frequency, and efficacy of text outreach. This left a big hole in their analytics.

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Topics: SMS, Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Case Studies, Bullhorn, Text Messaging

TextUs Integrates with Greenhouse to Add Text Messaging to Your Talent Acquisition Process

Posted by TextUs Team on Oct 16, 2018 1:32:35 PM

We’re happy to announce that we’ve integrated with Greenhouse, the applicant tracking system and talent acquisition software that optimizes the entire recruiting process. TextUs for Greenhouse enhances your ATS experience with integrated text messaging, improving workforce productivity, increasing communication efficiency, and boosting customer engagement.

With the new integration, Greenhouse users can send and receive personalized text messages directly from their ATS to communicate in real-time with your candidates. The integration also allows users to track text touches directly from candidate profiles.

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Topics: Partner Network, marketplace, greenhouse, Staffing and Recruiting, SMS, Business Texting, integration

5 Text Messaging Templates to Kick Off a Conversation

Posted by TextUs Team on Jul 31, 2018 9:25:00 AM

Nowadays, it’s expected that businesses use text messaging. In fact, 64% of customer prefer text messaging over voice when it comes to customer service. Because texting for business has become the norm, you can use it much in the same way you would phone or email to get a conversation with a prospect going. The biggest difference? That’s right -- people actually read their text messages.

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Topics: SMS, Marketing, Text Messaging, Business Texting, 101 Text Message Templates, sales, Sales Acceleration

Staffing Hub Introduces The Staffing Show Podcast, Sponsored by TextUs

Posted by TextUs Team on Jul 20, 2018 3:03:31 PM

Staffing Hub, the go-to site for staffing industry intelligence, just introduced The Staffing Show, the only podcast that delivers tools, tips, and tactics from the staffing and recruiting industry’s top executives and thought leaders. TextUs is proud to co-sponsor The Staffing Show.

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Topics: Bullhorn, SMS, Staffing Referrals, Text Messaging, Staffing and Recruiting, Business Texting, podcast

How to Track TextUs SMS Goals and Quotas in Bullhorn to Drive Better Communication

Posted by Brittney Dailey on Jul 10, 2018 12:52:45 PM

You can’t reach your goals unless you have solid metrics to track your progress as you go. You can’t get healthy without measuring pounds lost or calories burned. You can’t get rich without measuring profits or ROI.

And you can’t improve your candidate experience without metrics that let you know how often your recruiters are communicating with your contacts.

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Topics: Bullhorn, sales, SMS, Staffing and Recruiting, Business Texting, Text Messaging

Why You Want to Start a Conversation with TextUs at Bullhorn Engage 2018

Posted by Erich Hugunin on Jun 14, 2018 8:46:50 AM

Today kicks off day two of Bullhorn Engage 2018!

The TextUs team is at the booth and we’re prepping our roundtable to make sure it’s packed with all the info you need to help your recruiters get in touch with the right candidates at the right time.

We’re putting the finishing touches on our Engage with TextUs conference page, where you can find our latest updates and content throughout the show.

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Topics: Bullhorn, sales, SMS, News and Updates, Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Inside Sales

How to Use Text Messaging to Nurture Placed Candidates

Posted by Stephanie Zionts on Jun 7, 2018 10:22:46 AM

Now that we’ve discussed how to use text messaging to promote job postings and to qualify potential candidates, I want to showcase how you can use text messaging to nurture your relationships with candidates you’ve already placed.

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

9 Text Message Templates to Book Meetings Faster and Fill Your Calendar

Posted by TextUs Team on May 30, 2018 2:04:07 PM

Sometimes, the right message is all it takes to get a meeting with your contacts. And text messaging is the perfect medium for setting appointments. It helps you ask simple questions and get quick answers back, just what you need to fill your calendar.

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Topics: SMS, Templates, Text Messaging, Business Texting, Sales Acceleration, Staffing and Recruiting, Inside Sales

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

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: 2018 State of Staffing, Text Messaging, Staffing and Recruiting, Business Texting, 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: SMS, High Volume, Product Updates, Sales Acceleration, Staffing and Recruiting, Business Texting, 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: High Volume, Product Updates, Text Messaging, Business Texting, News and Updates, SMS