Recruitment Blog

Burst SMS integration boosts candidate communication

Guest Author
Recruitment Expert

JobAdder’s integration with Burst SMS raises the bar on communication within the recruitment industry and is fast becoming popular with JobAdder users.

As today’s global workforce is increasingly mobile – and constantly glued to their phones – evolving recruitment strategies to reach talent right at their fingertips is crucial.

DOWNLOAD FREE: The complete guide to recruitment tech tools

Online SMS provider Burst SMS allows recruiters to do just this by communicating with candidates and contacts via text message. Recruitment consultants can now increase the ease and speed with which they connect with talent, and improve the open rate and rate of response to their messages.

Did you know that the average open rate of an SMS is 98%, while that of an email is just 22%?

Hard to compete with that!

The integration with Burst SMS allows JobAdder users to:

  • Send and receive SMS right from within JobAdder
  • Send SMS messages to candidates in bulk
  • Save templates of frequently-used responses for ease of communication
  • Receive replies to SMS messages via email
  • Respond to SMS messages via email
  • Have these replies automatically recorded as a note within the relevant candidate or contact record in JobAdder

Burst SMS is a great option for users in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines.

As for how to get yourself signed up?
It’s as simple as activating Burst SMS from within the ‘Apps & Adds Ons’ page in your JobAdder account.

Check out Burst SMS’ blog post or their profile within the JobAdder Marketplace for a full breakdown of how the integration works.

Please note: Replies currently do not work when sending from AU to NZ or NZ to AU. If your number is formatted as local and you send an SMS internationally, you will not receive replies. The only way to get replies to all SMS is to select ‘International’ as your number format in Burst SMS and have ALL numbers formatted with country code in JobAdder.

Finally, when sending messages from one country to another, the country code must be added in order for the message to be delivered successfully.

 

Want to invest in tech tools that simplify your sourcing and save time? Our guide can help…



Product Update
Recruiting on LinkedIn: How to find qualified candidates for your job postings

LinkedIn currently has over 830 million users and this number keeps growing. In recent years, this social media platform has …

Product Update
How recruitment and talent acquisition tech evolved at JobAdder in 2021

The recruitment and talent acquisition tech space saw some significant shifts in 2021 as new features and tools hit the …

Product Update
How recruiters can transform their business development

If your recruitment business development is unorganised, unplanned or irregular then it’s time to rethink how you approach business development.  …

There are no results to display. Please try a different keyword or reset the filters to see everything.
Ready to get started?

Talk to one of our friendly team members

Want to know more?

Learn why others are
using JobAdder