‘Just Text Me:’ The New Way to Conduct Job Interviews
Technology streamline processes, including hiring
We live in a technological world, and it seems as if we now communicate more through our electronic devices than we do in person. Yet, one interpersonal mechanism necessary for securing a job has remained largely sacrosanct — interviews.
Recently, employers have taken up a new trend, eliminating visibility in favor of efficiency by conducting interviews by text. In the constantly evolving hiring market, employers can gain a significant competitive advantage by understanding how this new process works, the benefits it can afford and strategies to implement the practice.
Given that text is the most utilized data service worldwide, with approximately 23 billion texts sent every day, it seems apparent that it can be used in hiring. Surprisingly, many employers have not yet capitalized on the practice.
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