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. Using SMS for improved operations 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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