Text-To-Apply: Employee Recruitment On-the-Go

90% of texts are opened and read within the first 30 minutes.¹

Simplify your recruitment by using text messaging to connect the right candidates to your open positions.

"We're always prioritizing the employee experience and looking for innovative ways to engage with our team,"

"Why wouldn't we start that with our very first interaction with a potential team member?"

- Amanda Pakota, HR Manager, Hunter Douglas


Expand Your Applicant Reach with Text-to-Apply

Fuel Employee Recruitment with Text-Based Recruiting

Research shows that 70% of employees favor text messages as their primary mode of communication.² The response rate to text messages is 8 times higher compared to email correspondence.³ TeamSense knows where to find your potential job candidates - on their phones! It's time to revolutionize the hiring process with Text-to-Apply.

Your company may need to redesign your talent acquisition process to attract the modern employee. Text recruiting software will enable the talent acquisition team to efficiently communicate with candidates and help your business hire top talent.

Benefits of adding text-based recruiting to your HR plan:

  • Increase the number of applicants interested in filling in open roles.
  • Hire in hard to reach zip codes.
  • Expand your reach by connecting in multiple languages.
  • Improve the employee experience.
  • Faster talent acquisition using less aggressive recruitment marketing strategies.

TeamSense provides a mobile-based hiring platform that helps your recruiting teams find the right talent for your organization. Recruiting is simplified not only for job applicants but also for the hiring team in your company. There is no doubt - text-based recruiting is the way to go!

How Does Text Recruiting Software Work?

We don't want to replace your recruiters or change the entire hiring process. Our goal is to make every step of the talent acquisition process more manageable for company users and job seekers. With text recruiting software, your recruiting teams can start getting new talent quickly and with no need for additional major infrastructure.

Here is how it works:

1. Select a custom keyword(s) that matches your business brand.

You also choose what your text recruiting keywords are based on your recruiting goals. You can be location-specific if you need to.

  • "TS Jobs"
  • "TS Jobs IL"
  • "TS Jobs WA"

Give it a try: Text "TSJobs" to 592-30

2. Grow your applicant pool by displaying your text recruiting keyword(s) on:

  • Job listings
  • Social Media
  • Radio Ads
  • Billboards
  • Storefronts
  • College Fairs
  • Industry Hiring Events

(It's also an easy way to get your word of mouth referrals going too - we know those work best!)

3. Write a fun, on-brand, response to accompany the link to your job openings through text messaging.

Each keyword leads your potential candidates directly to the job posting where they can apply and create their candidate profiles.

No need to type in ridiculously long URLs. No need to open the computer and scroll through hundreds of job posts. We are removing the barriers to applying by completing the job search task for them!

TeamSense Text Recruiting Platform and Your Applicant Tracking System

We understand that companies use different Applicant Tracking System (ATS) based on the features you value. This is why we designed our text recruiting platform to be compatible with the tools you currently use. We aim for seamless data integration.

Text-to-Apply allows you to use text messaging as a channel for recruitment without making any changes to your existing applicant tracking software. So, yes! We will be able to sync old and new candidate data into your system.

With TeamSense text recruiting software integrated with your ATS, your hiring managers are equipped with the capabilities to find and hire great talent. The platform also provides the text messaging convenience factor which promotes a great candidate experience. Win-Win!

TeamSense Text-to-Apply FAQs

Text-to-Apply is a text-based recruitment tool that connects potential candidates to available jobs through text messaging. From there, you can look for the most qualified candidate and get them a schedule for an interview. A text to apply recruiting solutions tool streamlines recruitment marketing, talent acquisition, people resource management, and through every stage of the hiring process in one mobile platform. Text messaging is one of the key features often missing from an existing applicant tracking system.

Companies choose a custom keyword. (EX: TSJobs)

This keyword will be displayed where job seekers are most likely to see it.

Job applicants then text the keyword to 592-30.

The TeamSense product sends back automated responses to job seekers with a customized message including a link to your open roles.

Yes, job applicants will need data or a Wi-Fi connection enabled on their mobile device to submit their applications. TeamSense is a text recruiting HR software that speeds up the hiring process through SMS and secure web links. Text messaging and data rates may apply.

Text recruiting software works best for industries that have high recruiting needs and higher employee turnover. With Text-to-Apply, finding qualified applicants and recruiting talent becomes much easier. Managers will be able to hire more quickly and access employee referrals faster. Companies in the manufacturing, hospitality, and retail industries would benefit from the other human resources management tools embedded within the software. Text-to-Apply provides a competitive advantage for HR professionals who are in search of unique talent or those in constant need of a high volume of applicants for talent sourcing.

Text-to-Apply is a major driver in recruitment marketing in that it makes it easier for the job seeker to apply. This platform allows job seekers to apply through text messaging wherever you have the job listing posted and integrates into your hiring processes already built into most recruiting software. This includes job boards, printed flyers, billboards, etc. Eventually, your keyword will find its way to the right candidates, so make sure to include the instructions in your job ads about your HR processes for hiring.

The use of text recruiting for candidate management lets prospective applicants and job seekers respond to job boards faster. Using SMS and text messaging for recruitment speeds up the talent acquisition process and allows for high-volume recruitment. Most importantly, you can still use your usual applicant tracking systems, recruitment tools, and collaboration tools along with the text recruiting software so your recruiter experience is seamless when attracting new hires. No additional problem solving required!

Text-to-Apply recruiting software is a game-changer in HR solutions. Engage candidates where they already are - on their phones connected to a personal phone number! Text-to-Apply automatically directs potential candidates to the job listing. A text-based recruiting system reduces the administrative burden on your talent acquisition department. All they need is their phone and your company keyword! Simply advertise your keyword on social media platforms, multiple job boards, and other places where potential candidates and top talent usually hang around.

Your talent sourcing and recruiting team will get more job seekers for each job posting. Scheduling interviews becomes easier as they pre-screen candidates based on the information they provide. Using Text-to-Apply recruiting platforms like TeamSense lets job candidates experience an easier application process, which leads to faster responses and more candidate engagement. Companies that integrate text to apply in the recruitment marketing process can locate and hire the best talent faster, leading to better overall talent management.

The hiring teams of growing companies and large enterprises can direct their hiring teams to focus on finding top talent without complicating the recruiting process. Sometimes all you will need is that one text message from your job postings to find the perfect talent.

Yes. The TeamSense product has the capabilities to seamlessly integrate with existing applicant tracking systems, talent acquisition software, absence management tools, company web portal software, and other recruitment marketing tools. This online recruiting software is built to support recruiters and hiring teams to better manage job seekers' and applicants' data, augment their existing recruitment process, promote positive candidate experience, and facilitate a smooth talent acquisition process through better HR tech.

Using the TeamSense recruiting system along with your other talent acquisition tools means your company will have an easier time hiring the best talent.

The TeamSense HR software can be used by recruiters and hiring teams to fill any open job positions! Most people already use text messaging every day. Adding text messages to your recruitment tools gives job seekers easy access to apply.


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You want to grow your team, we want to make that process easier for you

Recruitment marketing, talent acquisition, talent management, and all the manual tasks involved in human capital management can be very tedious. Give your human recruiters a break by employing solutions powered by artificial intelligence.

So, in what sense could the TeamSense recruiting system grow your company and help get multiple candidates applying, you ask? With our capabilities, we can help you expand your talent pool, promote accessibility, and improve experiences for both candidate and recruitment team by:

  • Simplifying candidate relationship management - engaging with current and past qualified candidates and attracting new potential candidates go hand in hand when it comes to talent acquisition
  • Getting more employee referrals through our unique job advertising solution
  • Easing administrative tasks including benefits management, benefits administration, performance management, and all other manual tasks involved in the talent acquisition process
  • Making interview scheduling faster for human resources
  • Improving overall human capital management

Improve your company's ability to manage applicants with the help of app-free, text-based tools like TeamSense recruiting software. Attracting the best candidates for your business under your employer branding has never been easier for your human resources candidate sourcing needs!