PODCAST: Do You Recruit Or Save Lives? Why Not Both!

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Welcome to Recruiter Confessions! On this episode, Tim Sackett brings in Matt Jones, Partner at Harmer Consultants, Inc. Matt shares some hot takes on the following: –Why recruiting and saving lives are not necessarily mutually exclusive gigs –Beyond the obvious tips like proofreading your resume, how candidates can get in sweet with recruiters –What it takes to turn messaging (email …

Recruiters! Do You Need Permission to Text Candidates?

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Image credit: Recruiting Social Do you hate getting unsolicited sales calls and texts!? I do! I bet if we did a FOT poll on this question it would come back 100% of people hate unsolicited sales calls and text messages! We know that roughly 95% of all text messages are seen in the first three minutes of being received. We …

WEBINAR!! I GOT YOUR TEXT: 5 Ways Smart Recruiters Use Technology and Communication Style to Close More Candidates

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It’s never been harder to gain the attention of the best candidates on the recruiting trail. After all, we are in peak economic cycle, the best candidates are gainfully/happily employed, and it’s easy for them to ignore your pitch for the open positions you’re working. Never fear, the gang at FOT is here to help. If you’re not getting the …

Text Messaging: Almost Dead or Alive and Kicking?

Tim Sackett Canvas, Recruiting, Tim Sackett

When you think about “text messaging” what comes to mind? Anything? It seems like we’ve taken text messaging for granted, which I believe is a good thing. We now text message each other across all generations. My mother is 72 years old and she would rather text “Happy Birthday” than call me! I’ve got three kids who are GenZ, two in …

Welcome New FOT Sponsor, Canvas!

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Okay, I’m super excited to announce the newest sponsor to the FOT lineup, Canvas! So, who and what the heck is Canvas? I’m glad you hypothetically asked! Canvas is a dynamic talent acquisition technology that was just launched in 2017 out of Indianapolis. I like mentioning they are out of Indianapolis because I think it makes a difference. Great tech comes …

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VIDEO: SmashUps with Aman Brar – Canvas’ Impact on Recruiting

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This month on SmashUps, Tim talks with Aman Brar, the CEO of Canvas, a text-based interviewing platform. Tim digs in on how this platform could change the art of recruiting, and Aman gives a deep dive on how the platform works and why you should be using text messaging to interview your candidates. Click on the video below to get …

Can You Text Me Now? How To Leverage Text Messaging for Recruiting

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Texting. It’s something we all do countless times a day now. We text our friends, family, and bosses. We receive text messages giving us our security codes, receipts from credit card transactions, and reminding us of our doctor’s appointments. But, how many of us can say we’ve been texted about a specific, legitimate job opportunity? As it gets harder and harder …