Okay, I get it, we don’t really want to ‘trick’ candidates into responding, but it’s critical to our success in recruiting that we get candidates to respond to our messages. It doesn’t matter if it’s email, phone messages, or text messages, we need a response!
Now, some will say that you really only care about positive response rates, but I would argue that every response is valuable. If I get someone to respond, even if it’s to tell me they are not interested, that gives me an opportunity to find out what they might be interested in. I might not