TEXTING WHILE HIRING
54% of IT leaders use texting to communicate and coordinate interviews with applicants.
27% of workers have used texting to correspond with a hiring manager.
IT managers and workers were asked, “What is the biggest benefit of texting with prospective job candidates or employers?”
|Ease and preference||19%||15%|
|None — Too much room for error.||13%||33%|
“What is the biggest problem caused by texting?”
|Too personal and invasive*||*||21%|
|Too much room for error||20%||15%|
|None — Texting is welcomed.||12%||7%|
* This response was not an option for managers.
Source: Robert Half Technology surveys of more than 270 IT decision makers and 400 workers in Canada
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