erecruit™ and TextUs™ Form Strategic Partnership to Bring Business-Class, Two-Way Text Messaging to the Staffing Industry
Partnership will Help Increase Placement Volume and Deepen Client and Candidate Engagement for Top Staffing Firms
Boston, MA – Sept 7, 2016 – Today, erecruit, the leading innovator in enterprise staffing software, VMS and onboarding solutions for large staffing firms and employers, announced a technology partnership with TextUs, a business-class text messaging platform built specifically for staffing and recruiting firms. The third-party integration will empower erecruit customers to send and receive real-time, two-way text messages from the erecruit platform using the TextUs software.
With eight times the response rate of traditional sales and direct communication efforts, the TextUs software will allow erecruit customers to create, manage, and automatically track dozens of text message conversations simultaneously. This will provide that personal touch candidates and clients expect from their relationships with staffing companies. The two-way text messaging platform will help to increase placement volume, engage more candidates, close more deals, and improve communication for erecruit customers.
“erecruit partners and integrates with best-of-breed technology and service providers that deliver significant ROI and lasting business value,” said Judd Hoffman, Vice Chairman & Chief Revenue Officer of erecruit. “We are excited to partner with TextUs as a third-party integration and accelerate recruiter and salesperson response and conversion rates.”
“This is an enormous opportunity to be working with erecruit and their customers,” said Ted Guggenheim, Co-Founder & CEO of TextUs. “The fastest growing companies in this category need to utilize the best tools available, and erecruit and TextUs provide among the most innovative and advanced solutions in the market. In just over a year, TextUs has become the leading text messaging platform for staffing and recruiting firms. This new partnership exemplifies erecruit’s commitment to staying well ahead of the curve in this competitive industry.”
TextUs is currently used by over 65 staffing firms, including Emerald Health Services, a high-growth leader in Nurse Staffing. As part of the partnership, erecruit’s customers will receive preferred pricing from TextUs.
erecruit is the leading innovator in enterprise staffing software, VMS and onboarding solutions for large staffing firms and employers. erecruit uses modern, standards-based technologies to provide highly scalable and configurable solutions that allow today’s best firms to put their clients, candidates and vendors at the heart of their businesses. To learn more visit https://erecruit.com/
Headquartered in Boulder, CO, TextUs is the only business-class two-way text messaging technology built specifically for inside sales, staffing, and recruiting teams. TextUs is dramatically changing how professionals communicate with their candidates, leads, and opportunities. With eight times the response rate of traditional communication channels, TextUs empowers salespeople and recruiters to sell smarter and faster. To learn more visit www.TextUs.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and on LinkedIn.
¹ Chaffey, Dave. “Email Marketing Statistics 2016.” Smart Insights. N.p., 19 Apr. 2016. Web. 26 Aug. 2016. <http://www.smartinsights.com/email-marketing/email-communications-strategy/statistics-sources-for-email-marketing/>. TextUs data shows an average response rate to a text message of over 30%.
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