Text recruiting software

Automate text conversations for mind-blowing results

Employers use iCIMS Text Engagement to connect with candidates anywhere - at scale - with AI-powered conversational text messages.

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Reach candidates where they engage most

Text recruiting software removes barriers to candidate connection. Get the conversation started—and keep it going—with text messaging and campaigns.

Boost engagement and make ghosting a thing of the past

  • Watch the replies roll in. Get off-the-chart engagement by complementing your emails with text recruiting nurture campaigns.
  • Set up recurring text recruiting campaigns that trigger when a candidate has gone quiet—creating a convenient way for job seekers to respond and your brand to stay top of mind.
  • Make your brand known globally by promoting open job reqs through omnichannel recruitment marketing tactics, like text messaging, email and career sites.
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Automate repetitive tasks

  • Save hours of time spent scheduling and rescheduling interviews by offering candidate self-scheduling that syncs with Office 365, MS Outlook and Google Calendar.
  • Send automated interview reminders to candidates to keep everyone on the same page.
  • Simplify operations by automating workflows and deduplicating contacts.
  • Sync Text Engagement with iCIMS Digital Assistant for live, AI-generated conversations with candidates, employees and your talent team.
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Connect with candidates wherever they are

  • Promote a “text-to-apply” code for candidates to complete a job application entirely over text messages through a streamlined and automated prompt.
  • Expand your reach with virtual career fairs to attract job seekers from different locations and virtually meet multiple candidates via chat in one setting.
  • Set up international phone numbers and use channels like SMS, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and WeChat in dozens of languages, including Mandarin, French, Spanish and more.
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Inspire your workforce to take action

  • Promote internal roles and take the weight off manual job matching by using Opportunity Marketplace postings within texts.
  • Spotlight your benefits and share critical updates by bulk messaging your talent.
  • Mobilize your workforce into action via texts about timely topics, like open enrollment, training and emergency notices.
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Engage candidates throughout their entire talent journey

iCIMS Text Engagement works seamlessly with other iCIMS Talent Cloud solutions, so you can leverage the power of text recruiting at every important touchpoint.

  • Initiate 1:1 text conversations with the talent in your pipeline directly within the iCIMS CRM.
  • Keep conversations going with candidates already in the hiring process with Text Engagement seamlessly embedded in the iCIMS ATS.
  • Bring your employee experience up to par with your candidate experience. Text Engagement works with iCIMS Opportunity Marketplace, giving you the ability to easily communicate internal mobility opportunities to employees.

iCIMS Text Engagement keeps us close to candidates.

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Connect with talent anytime, anywhere across multiple channels

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Make it easy for job seekers to apply by text

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Unify data with integrations to your Talent Cloud

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Message candidates on work computers with a web extension

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Scale up communication using an AI-powered Digital Assistant

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Support compliance with PCI-DSS, GDPR and CCPA

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Create and host virtual events and job fairs

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Send timely, automated campaigns to candidates and employees

How customers engage candidates at scale


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