Jan 09, 2019

Mobile Trends and Statistics for the Staffing Industry

New mobile trends present both a challenge and a new tool for the staffing and recruiting industry. Consumer mobile usage changes constantly and it can be tough to stay up-to-date with current mobile trends. It can be even more difficult to figure out how it relates to your staffing agency’s operations. Here are a few key mobile statistics to keep in mind when you’re looking to improve the recruiting and sales process at your staffing agency.

Job Search Mobile Trends

  • 77% of active job seekers search for jobs using mobile devices at least weekly.1
  • 43% of employees have applied to a job on a mobile device.2
  • 10% of employees said they would drop a potential employer if they can’t apply on mobile.2
  • 1 in 5 employees spend less than 10 minutes on a job application, or two to three pages on a mobile device, before they drop off.2

Recruiting and Onboarding Mobile Trends

  • 33% of HR managers saw bigger candidate drop-off rates when their applicant tracking system was not mobile-optimized.3
  • 78% of employers using an applicant tracking system say the technology makes finding great talent easier.4
  • 76% of employees report they expect to receive a personalized email from an employer acknowledging they received the application; 18% of employees expect to receive a text message.2
  • 35% of staffing firms make no attempt to engage with candidates in the time between accepting the assignment and their start date.4

Employee Engagement Mobile Trends

  • Only 33% of employees in the U.S. are engaged.5
  • Consumers look at their phones an average of 52 times every day.6
  • Texting continues to be the top communication service with 93% of consumers using it.6
  • 71% of millennials say the degree to which an organization embraces technology and innovation is a factor in influencing where they work. This compares to 66% among Gen Xers and 53% for baby boomers.7

Client Satisfaction Mobile Trends

  • 76% of staffing clients and candidates think a staffing firm using the most up-to-date technology differentiates them from the competition.8
  • 63% of staffing clients think it’s important that their staffing firm uses the most up-to-date technology.8

Learn More

If you’re looking for mobile staffing solutions to help your staffing agency become more efficient and stand out against your competition, contact us to learn more about our paperless onboarding solution, our mobile browser-based ATS and CRM and our employee engagement mobile app!

Read more: Three Missed Opportunities to Improve Your Staffing Agency’s Recruiting Efforts

Sources:

  1. Inavero and American Staffing Association, 2018 Candidate Influence Report
  2. CareerBuilder, 2018 State of Recruitment and Onboarding Report
  3. CareerBuilder, Reduce Time To Hire
  4. CareerBuilder, Optimizing Candidate Experience through Technology
  5. Galllup, Designing Your Organizations Employee Experience
  6. Deloitte, Global Mobile Consumer Survey, US Edition
  7. CompTIA, Managing the Multigenerational Workforce
  8. CareerBuilder and Inavero, Staffing Advantage Report: Where to Make the Right Technology Investments in Staffing

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