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Recruitments get SMS-enabled

Recruitments get SMS-enabled
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First Published: Sun, Jul 15 2007. 02 09 PM IST
Updated: Sun, Jul 15 2007. 02 09 PM IST
New Delhi: Recruiting gets easier with a unique Mobile Integration Service that has been launched by Clickjob.com for employers. A user friendly procedure, it will allow recruiters to send and receive responses directly via SMS
“Recruit on Mobile” promises to be the most cost effective recruitment system for those seeking to find the right person for the right job.
With this new service, the portal aims to open new avenues in the recruitment process by connecting the employer with the job seekers through the convenient form of text messaging on mobiles.
The facility offers a two-pronged communication solution plan for job hunters, namely:
- Allows recruiters to send details of job vacancies from their own mobile number to relevant job seekers from ClickJob’s database and receive instant responses.
- Alternatively, if the employer does not wish to use this mobile number, he can route the messages through the mobile platform 5050. ClickJobs would provide the mobile platform and send reports to the employer.
Commenting on the new SMS feature, Mr Michael M Bala, Business Head, ClickJobs says “In today’s world of convergence of medium, mobile integration plays an important role. People are on the move and prefer to get services on their hand phones. This service will benefit employers by offering a simple and speedy recruitment process”
With ‘Recruit on Mobile’ Employers can choose to send SMS using their corporate name and thus personalize the messages. This also serves as a branding option for clients. The service is priced at Re 1 per SMS.
This offering comes soon after the launching of the service, “Jobs on Mobile” for jobseekers where one gets SMS alerts on vacancies and allows one to apply through a short code, thus making the entire process of recruitment SMS-enabled.
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First Published: Sun, Jul 15 2007. 02 09 PM IST