Why Empathy is Your Superpower in Business Communication

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The most important skill that James Allworth, the Head of Innovation at Cloudflare, learned at Harvard Business School wasn’t data acumen, discipline to get through long work weeks, or a laser-focus on goals.  It was empathy.  He writes:  “Serious people will regularly dismiss empathy for the more concrete and defensible virtues of rational analysis. You’ll get no argument from me … Read More

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Send That Business Text Message in 2020

Caitlin DeloheryBusiness TextingLeave a Comment

2020 is a year that will have its own chapter in the history books.  From an economy-stopping pandemic that has taken thousands of lives to widespread civil unrest that has thrown the spotlight on deep fissures in the country, to say that it’s no longer “business as usual” is a huge understatement.  So, if you’re reading this article, you’re looking … Read More

Listen to Ted Guggenheim, TextUs Co-Founder and Board Member, on the First Episode of Bullhorn’s Purple Squirrel Podcast

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Bullhorn launched a new staffing podcast — The Purple Squirrel, dedicated to helping staffing firms gain the industry insight to land that elusive purple squirrel — the perfect candidate for the job. Ted Guggenheim, our co-founder and board member, joined the hosts Hanna Daboul and Sarah Haberman, to talk about improving the candidate experience through texting. Listen to the episode … Read More

StaffingHub’s 2020 State of Staffing Report: Find Out How Fast-Growth Firms Succeed and How the Pandemic is Impacting the Industry

Kathy KeatingStaffing and Recruiting, StaffingHubLeave a Comment

We’re excited to share StaffingHub’s 2020 State of Staffing Industry Growth Benchmarking Report and COVID-19 Pulse Survey, sponsored by TextUs. This is the fifth year that TextUs has sponsored the State of Staffing Report and look forward every year to the insight StaffingHub offers to the industry. StaffingHub connected with hundreds of staffing professionals across the industry to help you … Read More

Welcome the New Members of the TextUs Executive Leadership Team: Our CEO Martin Payne and CTO Kathy Keating

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We’re proud to announce two new members of our executive leadership team: Martin Payne, our new CEO, and Kathy Keating, who’s leading technology innovation as our new CTO. Martin Payne is a seasoned leader of growth-stage companies who joins us from Mersive Technologies, where he oversaw marketing, account management, and customer success and helped the company grow its wireless collaboration … Read More

Case Study: Capstone Collegiate Communities Closes Deals Faster with TextUs

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Capstone Collegiate Communities (C3) is committed to providing high-quality housing to college students around the country.  “Email is ancient.” That’s the opinion of college students these days, and it’s why C3 went looking for a better way to communicate with their core clientele. By adopting TextUs, C3 was able to get ahold of students faster, keep students engaged throughout the … Read More

StaffingHub COVID-19 Pulse Survey: How the Pandemic is Impacting the Staffing Industry

Kathy KeatingStaffing and Recruiting, StaffingHubLeave a Comment

We’re proud to announce the release of StaffingHub’s COVID-19 Pulse Survey, which provides data on the impact of the pandemic on business revenue, strategy, and workforce management.  Key findings include: Staffing firms have laid off 30% of their workforce due to the pandemic. Firms anticipate 9.5% average annual revenue losses in 2020, though some verticals, such as travel nursing, expect … Read More

The Anti-Spam Checklist: How to Avoid Becoming a Spammer

Kathy KeatingBusiness Texting, Marketing, sales, Staffing and RecruitingLeave a Comment

Now more than ever, it’s important to make your communication meaningful.  You may feel pressure in these stressful times to do whatever you can to get your contacts’ attention — even reach out too often or send messages out too broadly –but resist this temptation.  Spam is never warranted, but in times when people are focused on big issues, sending … Read More

Case Study: UNLV’s Executive MBA Program Increases Prospective Student Engagement, Webinar Registrations, and Response Rates with TextUs

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The mission of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’s Lee Business School is to cultivate  leaders who transform business. With such a core focus on change, it’s not surprising that they dedicate a portion of their budget every year to exploring something new. “This year, we tried TextUs,” said Nikkole Liesse, Executive Director, Lee Business School Office of Online and … Read More