In the last couple of years, many recruiters have found themselves working remotely. And as businesses from every sector began to adopt remote or hybrid working policies, location-based employment is becoming a thing of the past. All of this means it’s more important than ever to be able to make calls from wherever you are.
Recruitment teams need the best tools for the job so they can match the right candidates with the right jobs. While technology develops rapidly, there’s one thing that remains unchanged: the phone is a consultant’s most important tool. Now, that doesn’t mean that the phone hasn’t developed at all… Many traditional technologies have now advanced and moved online and the phone is no exception. So, it’s vital that they have the latest features at their fingertips in order to beat out the competition. And that’s where a VoIP system comes in.
But what is VoIP?
VoIP, or voice over internet protocol if you’re not an encyclopedia, is simply a way to manage your voice calls over the internet. It means you can make calls anywhere that you have internet access rather than a phone line, and benefit from a wealth of features that a traditional phone system can’t offer. All you need if an internet connection, welcome to the future people.
How does VoIP benefits recruiters?
VoIP has many benefits for recruiters, including:
You no longer need a phone line to make calls; with VoIP, you will make an instant saving. Call charges are on average 60% cheaper than traditional telephone systems, particularly if you need to communicate with anyone abroad. You can speak with your colleagues or candidates from anywhere in the world without having to worry about the cost of contacting them.
They also help cut down on travel costs, as they remove the need for many face-to-face meetings or interviews. However you want to use the systems, VoIP phones are ultimately cheaper.
Room to expand
As new your recruitment team grows, multiple virtual phone lines can be created remotely without the need for an engineer. With a user-friendly online interface, like the one we offer at CloudCall, you can create your own numbers, extensions, and call groups.
VoIP systems comes with a whole range of features you can’t get from a traditional phone system. With CloudCall, for example, you can improve call efficiency with Click to Call, boost your calling activities with Power Dialler, increase pick-up and connection rates with Local Presence, and leave a pre-recorded voicemail with Voicemail Drop. And that’s just scratching the surface.
Mobile and remote working
It’s important for teams to stay connected wherever they are. And unified Communications allows them to take their desk phone and all of its features with them and work from anywhere with an internet connection. In the busy world of business, time is of the essence and in recruitment, well-managed time can be the difference between filling your vacancies or not.
If you’re looking to maximize your time and improve your communication, setting up a VoIP phone system is the solution you’re looking for.
VoIP can help you connect with people around the world, so if your potential candidate lives in a different area or country, VoIP allows you to liaise with them quickly and efficiently without the hassle of bringing them to you or you travelling to them.
Fewer Maintenance Issues
With any phone system, you’re more than likely going to run into some technical difficulties, especially if you’re a business using a network of phones. But you’ll be pleased to know that there are far fewer technical issues and system updates when using VoIP phones. So, you can carry on with your day seamlessly without having to worry about any troublesome technical issues.
Improved Sound Quality
Recruitment teams need a phone system that helps them to communicate in a clear and concise way. VoIP technologies are constantly evolving and can provide the best quality of sound at a lower bandwidth. No longer will your call be interrupted by crackling noises or a bad signal; as long as you’ve got a broadband connection, things will run effortlessly.
Did you know…
That adding an integrated telephony solution into your CRM system can help you capture those valuable conversations? Find out some of the benefits, here: