Yes, you read that headline correctly. Only 18% of staffing companies in a survey by LinkedIn have job listings that are optimized for mobile. This data compared to a similar survey by LinkedIn found that 43% of job seekers in 2014 used their phones to search for jobs.
Woof. That’s quite the mobile disconnect.
We help a lot of staffing companies succeed on the web, and along the way be absorb a lot of insight about what staffing companies are thinking and saying.
We’ll let you in on a little secret: staffing companies pay a lot of attention to what their competition is doing.
As we all know, it’s beneficial to keep tabs on the companies competing for the same talent but one thing we also hear is “…but my competition isn’t doing it.”
The trouble with this mindset is that you’re not getting ahead, you’re only keeping up. Do you want to get ahead of the game?
Start saying, “My competition isn’t doing it. I’m going to do it!” A great starting point for your company can be job listings optimized for mobile.
If you do, you’ll be in the minority that have decided to lead rather than follow.
Want help making your job listings mobile? We can help with that. And it might not even require a complete website rebuild. Read more.