Being fully staffed impacts your store’s productivity, sales, and overall customer experience.
Hourly recruiting in the retail industry is a challenging task, with a high demand for staff during peak seasons and a need for a diverse range of skills across different roles. Streamlining the recruiting process benefits retailers, including reduced costs, increased efficiency, and improved candidate experience.
Deploying Wirkn greatly benefits hourly hiring in a retail environment by providing a comprehensive solution that streamlines the hiring process. Wirkn is specifically designed to meet the needs of the retail industry and provides tools and features that are tailored to attract and hire top talent and function at the store level.
Let’s not forget: As a retailer, your candidates are also your customers. Providing them with the best hiring experience helps you to find better candidates and keep your customers happy.
Leverage Wirkn’s proprietary algorithms to increase reach and attract candidate traffic from Google, job boards, social media, and your brand website / digital channels. Enable your hiring managers to promote openings through their existing networks, deploy QR codes to grab foot traffic, and convert applicants with a frictionless hiring experience for all parties.
Wirkn is a proven channel that operates at the ground level to improve candidate yield, streamline recruitment, and provide an on-brand experience, ultimately reversing labor challenges. Maximize your digital real estate: Use your retail brand’s career page, social media and signage as a magnet for staff.
Wirkn makes retail hiring effortless:
- Provide candidates with a compelling, digital-first, mobile-first experience that drives conversions
- Leverage video introductions to better triage high volumes of candidates
- Give Hiring Managers smart candidate filtering – by availability, location, skills- & unified messaging & texting
Most importantly, Wirkn’s hyperlocal model works: We’ve powered 3MM+ applications and counting.
There are many benefits to deploying Wirkn in a retail environment:
- Mobile-first hiring experience: Using an app to review applicants quickly and easily, regardless of location, is a huge time-saver. With most job seekers using their mobile devices to search and apply for jobs, it’s essential for hiring managers to have the flexibility to review applicants on their mobile devices. Thus, hiring managers communicate with candidates more quickly and easily, providing a more transparent and efficient hiring process. This leads to a better impression of the company and an improved employer brand, making it more likely that top candidates will take the next steps.
- Time and cost savings: By automating tasks and workflows, Wirkn saves retailers time and resources during hiring. Using an app to review applicants saves hiring managers time and helps make more informed hiring decisions. This leads to a faster time-to-hire and reduced costs associated with the hiring process.
- Video introductions: With Wirkn’s video intro feature, retailers pre-screen candidates, reducing the need for in-person interviews, thus saving time and resources.
- Centralized dashboard: Wirkn provides a centralized dashboard that allows hiring managers to track candidate progress and communicate with candidates throughout the hiring process. This improves communication and makes it easier to manage the hiring process.
- Improved candidate experience: With Wirkn’s mobile-first and streamlined application process, candidates have a better experience during the hiring process. This leads to higher candidate satisfaction and a stronger employer brand.