Use of text messaging by U.S. staffing firms 2017

Share of staffing firms in the United States who use text messaging in day-to-day communication in 2017, by method*

Use of text messaging by U.S. staffing firms 2017 This statistic depicts the share of staffing firms in the United States using text messaging in day-to-day communication in 2017, broken down by how text messaging is used. During the survey, almost 73 percent of staffing firms reported that they use text messaging to schedule and confirm appointments and interviews with candidates, making it the most popular response.
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Share of staffing firms in the United States who use text messaging in day-to-day communication in 2017, by method*

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Share of respondents
To schedule and confirm appointments and interviews with candidates72.96%
To stay in contact with active and placed candidates68.15%
To follow up initially with candidates68.15%
To share new job opportunities with talent**58.5%
To schedule and confirm appointments and interviews with clients50.37%
To touch base with inactive candidates every few months41.85%
To solicit referrals from candidates**35.9%
To help with credentialing24.44%
Other5.56%
Share of respondents
To schedule and confirm appointments and interviews with candidates72.96%
To stay in contact with active and placed candidates68.15%
To follow up initially with candidates68.15%
To share new job opportunities with talent**58.5%
To schedule and confirm appointments and interviews with clients50.37%
To touch base with inactive candidates every few months41.85%
To solicit referrals from candidates**35.9%
To help with credentialing24.44%
Other5.56%
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This statistic depicts the share of staffing firms in the United States using text messaging in day-to-day communication in 2017, broken down by how text messaging is used. During the survey, almost 73 percent of staffing firms reported that they use text messaging to schedule and confirm appointments and interviews with candidates, making it the most popular response.
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