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April 2015

Your Applicant Pool Is Depressing Because So Is Your Job Description

IStock_000042853952_LargeThink about the typical job description. Chances are it calls to mind phrases like “The ideal candidate will…” and “Responsibilities include…”

Not very inspiring stuff.

When did we all decide that the primary function of a job description is to either bore or terrify potential applicants?

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Text Messaging Comes to the World of Job Boards

Text-300x174[Excerpted from Recruiter.com] 

We don’t normally write about company partnerships, because they’re rarely newsworthy for anyone but the companies involved and their clients. Here’s one, however, that I think merits some discussion because it brings with it a vision of what recruiting communications may look like in the near future.

Centralized text recruiting platform TextRecruit and Career Network Beyond.com have announced a partnership that integrates text messaging directly into the recruitment process. Basically, it works like so: job seekers on Beyond.com will have the option to opt into text message communication. TextRecruit clients then have the ability to purchase these "text ready" candidates and communicate with them directly through the TextRecruit platform.

To read more about the partnership visit the full article on Recruiter.com.

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