BrightMove Launches Most Comprehensive SMS Messaging on the Market

Published on 4/15/2014 by Jimmy Hurff

Categories: News

Tags: mobile recruitingmobile recruitmentrecruiting technologySMSSMS messaging

Functionality Will Further Enable Customers to Save Time and Money While Making the Application Process More Efficient and Appealing to Candidates

St. Augustine Beach, FL. (April 15, 2014) - BrightMove, a leading provider of on-demand recruiting software for staffing firms, outsourcing providers and corporate HR departments, today announced that it has released the most comprehensive SMS messaging functionality available on the market today.

More and more people are accessing the internet from mobile devices. On the recruitment front, one study found that 10.9 million workers searched for jobs using mobile devices in August 2013, up from 3.8 million in August 2012. Additionally, nearly one third of Google searches for "jobs" now come from mobile devices and all leading employment sites report that more than 40% of its traffic comes from mobile visitors. Innovative companies are taking advantage of developments in technology and turning to various mobile recruiting strategies to make their application process less archaic for candidates.

Mobile recruiting conveys an image that a company is progressive and adopting to the way the world works in 2014. BrightMove's SMS service allows users to send SMS messages directly from the BrightMove interface. The messages can be configured to be triggered at any point in the hiring process and both inbound and outbound messages are recorded on the candidate profile. Users can create templates to streamline the process or use a blank SMS template. Messages can be sent directly from the candidate profile or en masse to multiple candidates simultaneously.

"Mobile recruiting strategies are becoming the norm and can lead to huge process improvements for companies," said Michael Brandt, Chief Operating Officer of BrightMove. "We launched this SMS functionality to help our customers gain more access to candidates and offer additional avenues to communicate with candidates."

About BrightMove
BrightMove, Inc. ( is a leading provider of on-demand recruiting software for staffing, recruitment outsourcing (RPO) and corporate HR. Founded in 2005, BrightMove's 100% SaaS platform helps clients find the right talent for the right positions at the right time. The company's innovative brand of recruiting software has quickly become a system of choice for staffing and HR professionals seeking cutting-edge tools designed to help them get an edge in an increasingly dynamic job market.


About the Author, Jimmy Hurff

Jimmy is a seasoned technology executive & entrepreneur noted for leading business transformations. Over his 25+ year career, Jimmy has developed multi-platform expertise in the domains of engineering, data analytics, security, compliance & business transformation. Starting in 1995, Jimmy worked with his best friend, David Webb, to develop one of the world's first Internet job board and resume bank applications. From then to now, Jimmy has been consistently helping his customers to build great teams, using best practices and world-class technology.

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