SMS Templates for Recruitment and Staffing: 12 time-saving templates
Job seekers often describe the hunt just as demanding as a full-time job. Updating their resumes and managing relationships with each company can be a tall order.
On the flip side, your business may spend hours filtering thousands of job applications and candidates for several positions at a time. Managing communications between them can get strenuous.
The key to winning the right talent and saving time is by making your communications simple yet delightful. SMS is a proven tool that can help build an immediate connection with its naturally warm, conversational language.
Want to wow your applicants and candidates? Here’s how.
- Acknowledge applications with SMS notifications
- Schedule and confirm interviews
- Send SMS reminders
- Notify candidates of job statuses and new openings
- Follow up with feedback
Without further adieu, here are 12 SMS templates to help you get started.
SMS templates for recruiters
Thank you for applying for our [JobTitle] role at [Business]. We have received your [Documents]. Our team will be reviewing all applications after [ApplicationDeadline]. If you are selected for an interview, you will receive a message from our team. Regards - [Manager].
Scheduling a phone interview
Your application for the [JobTitle] at [Business] stood out to us, and we would like to invite you for an initial 30-minute phone interview with [Manager] on [Date] at [Time]. Please let us know if this works for you.
Sending a follow-up after an interview
Thank you for meeting our hiring team on [Date]. We were very pleased to speak with you and get to you better and answer your questions. We’re currently interviewing other candidates, and you should expect to hear from us by [Date]. Cheers, [Manager]
Scheduling an in-person interview
Thank you for taking the time to discuss the [JobTitle] role with us. We would like to extend another invitation for a second interview at our office. You will meet [Manager] along with the head of [Department] to discuss the position further.
Confirming an interview date, time, and location
We’d like to confirm your interview for [JobTitle] at [Business].
When: [Date] and [Time]
Have questions? Contact me at [Number]
In-person interview 24 hours before
We’re looking forward to meeting you tomorrow at [Time] for [JobTitle] at [Business]. [Manager] will welcome you to our offices located at [Address]. Feel free to call me at [Number] if you need further information.
Online video conferencing interview
We’re looking forward to meeting you on [Date] at [Time]. [Manager] will welcome you. Please connect with us using Zoom: [Link].
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