Learn Why Grayscale is a Compelling Alternative to TextRecruit

Searching for a TextRecruit alternative? See how Grayscale stacks up.

We know you want to find the best messaging capabilities for your team, so we created this overview of Grayscale's key features to show you why our product is a compelling alternative to TextRecruit.

Grayscale bakes texting right into your ATS

Texting is the way we all communicate in our daily lives, and it's time we start using this powerful channel to engage with talent. But when it's not baked into your ATS, it can be a terrible recruiter experience.

Let's take a quick look at Grayscale's core texting functionality and how it compares to TextRecruit.

Texting with Candidates

With Grayscale's Chrome extension, you can text candidates directly from within your ATS. As you navigate between candidate profiles, the extension automatically updates to show you the current candidate's conversation history.

Dedicated, Local Phone Numbers

Each member of your team will have a dedicated, local number for the market they recruit in. This is important, because local numbers boost response rates. You'll be able to pick your area code during onboarding.

Bulk Text Messaging

With Grayscale, you can send personalized text messages in bulk. Select a list or upload a CSV file, craft one message, and off you go.

The candidate will receive a text that's personalized and individual (they won't be on a group with others).

Scheduled Messages

Want to send a text in the future? No problem.  Pick a date and time to have your message delivered. This ensures the candidate gets your message at the right time, maximizing your response rates.

Unlimited Texting

Unlike other products, Grayscale has no limit on the number of text messages you can send through the platform. So you and your team can start texting and never look back. 🏃

No Character Limit

Don't you hate when pesky character limits prevent you from sending the text you want? Yeah, us to. 😅 That's why Grayscale doesn't limit the number of characters for your text.

One Consolidated View

How annoying is it to get a candidate all the way to the end of your process, just to realize they're also in process for another job at your company.  😱

We designed Grayscale so recruiters can easily see if a candidate is being engaged with another member of the team.

We consolidate all texts into one thread, with your messages in blue and your colleagues in green, to help quickly surface duplicative efforts.

Text On-the-Go

Need to take the conversation on the go? Receive notifications and text from your mobile device so you don't miss a beat. Everything is recorded and organized within the candidate profile.

Grayscale drives more candidates to your jobs with Text-for-Jobs

Looking for ways to drive more pre-qualified candidates to your jobs?

With Text-for-Jobs, candidates can text inbound to search open jobs, get pre-screened for opportunities, and get routed to the most appropriate place.

You can advertise your Text-for-Jobs campaigns on social media, at store locations, hiring events, on campus -- the possibilities are endless. Candidates text a keyword (e.g. "JOBS") to a short code number (e.g. 87943) to chat about openings.

This entire experience is automated and works for you 24/7, engaging candidates and driving qualified candidates to your jobs.

When Follett rolled out Text-for-Jobs, they immediately saw a 40% increase in the number of qualified interviews scheduled for their jobs.

If you're looking to drive more pre-qualified candidates inbound, Text-for-Jobs could help.

Grayscale helps you convert more career site traffic with Gracie

If you're like most talent acquisition teams, you're spending a lot of money to drive eyeballs to your jobs.

What if you could convert 5-20% more of that traffic to leads and applicants? That could result in hundreds of new candidates for your jobs.

Gracie is your team's virtual recruiter, greeting candidates on your career site and working for you 24/7.

With Gracie on your career site, you'll have the following capabilities:

  • Job Search & Apply: to match candidates to the right job opportunity with your company and make it seamless to apply
  • Sourcing: help you feed your talent funnel with pre-qualified candidates
  • Pre-screen Candidates: to intelligently screen candidates for open jobs
  • Answer Candidate FAQs:  help candidates get their questions answered in real time, 24/7

Gracie can be rebranded to represent your company and culture, and her workflows are highly customizable to meet your specific needs.

See how we compare to TextRecruit's pricing

Have you received a quote from TextRecruit and want to see how we compare?

Grayscale's pricing is based on number of seats you'll need. You can start with a few seats and ramp it up once you're seeing the value.

Want to see how our pricing compares to TextRecruit? Schedule a demo and we'll give you a custom quote on our call.

Any questions we didn’t answer?

Do you have questions about how Grayscale differs from TextRecruit that we didn’t answer? We’d be happy to chat! Book a call with us or chat with us using the chat widget below.

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Grayscale is not affiliated with TextRecruit or its products. To learn more about Grayscale please visit GrayscaleApp.com.

Ty Abernethy

Ty Abernethy is a former recruiter and co-founder & CEO of Grayscale.

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