Receptionist Job Descriptions

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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Receptionist

What is the best way to find and hire a Receptionist near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Receptionist applicants. Employers posting their Receptionist job on Indeed get about 12 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Receptionist applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Receptionist are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 6 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Receptionist positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Receptionist role?
SMS has 94% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Receptionist job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Receptionists are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 119% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Receptionist applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

Try out Workstream to hire a Receptionist for
your Retail business

A revolutionary hiring process for Retail positions

A revolutionary hiring process for Retail positions Hiring restaurant staff in San Francisco can be a tough job. Workstream can help accelerate the process by letting you post on job boards like Indeed within seconds.


1-Click Job Posting

No more tedious copy and pasting. We integrate with all the top job boards. All applicants funnel into one intuitive dashboard.

Text-to-Apply Posters

Print out your unique QR code and text message number. Applicants scan/text to see all open positions and apply right away.

Automated & 2-Way SMS

Engage with applicants via text. Include links to screening questions, forms, and more. Use 2-way text to answer questions.

Endless Integrations

Connect Workstream to your calendar so applicants can schedule interviews. Streamline onboarding with background check & HR integrations.

Candidate Tracking & Scoring

View all your applicants and employees in one place. Make notes on their progress. Access their docs anytime from anywhere.

Customizable Templates

We provide templates for everything from job postings to offer letters. Send links to docs and tax forms via text message so new hires sign digital copies.

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