Over the last decade, smartphones have become an ever more important part of people’s lives. According to Pew's research in 2015, 68% of Americans owned a smartphone, with that number rising to 86% among those ages 18 - 29. And digital-savvy Millennials & Gen Z now seek the convenience of completing most tasks on their mobile devices that more than a few would feel naked without one.
For employers, mobile recruiting is becoming an important strategy for attracting millennials & Gen Z talent. This group wants to be able to search, apply, and upload their resumes through their mobile smartphones. If your career page can’t do that – if your career page isn’t responsive – then you are bound to lose up to 40% of your talent pool.
Education technology provider, ConnectEDU has created an infographic, “Millennials and Mobile Recruiting,” to help readers understand just how millennials use mobile for job searching.
Here are a few things that make a great mobile job portal:
The central point here is that the application process is fast and easy. A potential candidate can easily fill out an application and be confident that it has been received, and there’s no need to bother turning on a computer at any point.
For employers, mobile recruiting has become a great way to draw in talent. With an effective mobile recruiting plan, you can attract more people than ever before and create a strong talent pipeline.
This blog post originally appears on Rakuna's blog