Text to Apply

Make it Easy for Job Seekers to Apply by Text

Make it Easy to Apply by Text

What is Text to Apply?

Text to apply provides your company with a Shortcode or Inbound Text phone number that walks job-seekers through a text to hire job application, where candidates enter their contact information, answer pre-screening job questions, and can even schedule an interview (optional). When a job seeker completes the brief questions, we email you the candidate’s information and with our text recruiting software, you can start texting back and forth with candidates.

 Want to see an example?

Text “Jobs” to (888) 271-8898

What are the benefits of Text Apply?

Text Apply software is revolutionizing recruiting because text messaging has a 95%+ open rate, candidates are already using SMS as their primary communication platform, and companies can leverage recruiting chatbots to engage and pre-screen candidates quickly. Additionally, the quick responses and automation, allow for a better candidate experience while speeding the recruiting process. Companies are seeing increases in  candidate engagements by 9X, while increasing candidate application rates by 562%.

How do companies use Apply by Text? 

Employers are placing their Text to Apply keywords and phone numbers in job ads posted on job boards, as well as in Hiring Now signage, such as banners and window clings. By advertising the Apply by text keyword and text number allows companies to not only capture mobile-driven candidates by increasing the ease-of-use to apply, but also make it easier on applicants, because typing a long url on a mobile phone is frustrating, and most career sites are not mobile optimized.

What’s a typical text to hire conversation?

  • Candidate Contact & Profile Capture
  • Pre-screening for Qualification, Availability and Interest
  • Automated Interview Scheduling

Gets Results:

  • 500% Increase in Candidates
  • 90% of Candidates Complete the Apply
  • Increase your Speed to Hire

Will Text Apply work for you? 

Apply by Text works great for retail, hospitality, high-volume, hourly / part-time, mass hire, onsite, job fairs, and local recruiting.

It’s Easy to get started!

  • GoHire staff will create a customized candidate apply script for you, with a local number, or a shortcode, depending on the number of locations you have.
  • Then, create in-store signs and list your Apply by Text number in your job ads.
  • Job seekers will be welcomed by your chatbot, apply, and we’ll send you the candidates information via email.
  • Then, you can use the GoHire text recruiting software to send and receive text messages from job seekers.
  • For more advanced solutions, we can include automated interview appointments, integration to your existing applicant tracking system (ATS), add additional locations, and create more complex job applications.
Robin Schooling
With high-volume hiring we needed tech to interact with candidates at the top of the funnel by answering FAQs and gathering candidate contact information. Our GoHire text messaging chatbot does this while also providing a nice “human-centric” touchpoint for candidates.
Robin Schooling - VP of HR, Hollywood Casino, Baton Rogue


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