Must-Have Tools for Increasing Productivity on Your Recruiting Team

Everyone loves a good app, even more so if it’s an app that’s actually worth downloading. Productivity apps can be hit or miss, so we’ve narrowed the list down to the top 7 apps every staffing and recruiting team should try.



Slack combines email communication and chat communication all in one easy to use app. Slack also makes it easier to search past messages and files. Cutdown on the time spent checking your email and start communicating in real-time with this app. Use Slack for recruitment and get a more streamlined recruiting process.

Free Version Available.

Skype for Business

Skype has risen to the top of the ranks for messaging, and with Skype for business, it takes team communication to the next level. With easy work email address integration, video and audio remote meetings, and dial-in conferencing, this app makes sure everyone on your team stays in the loop.

Project Management makes managing projects easy and fun. The platform is easy to use. Choose from a wide range of templates or start from scratch if you don’t find one that fits. There is even a great template for keeping track of your candidate pipeline!

Free 14 day trial.


If you know and like Trello, you’ll like Wrike. Wrike has more options for customizing your task view within projects. There is also an easier way to organize projects. Wrike is integrated with Slack and recently announced a new integration, Wrike for Hangouts Chat – both allow for easier collaboration on projects.

Free version available.

Other Tools


This tool improves the candidate experience, saves you time and speeds up the recruitment process. Setup is easy: set your availability, share the link in an email and the recipient will pick a day and time that works for them. It integrates with Google, Outlook, Office 365 and iCloud.

Free basic package. 14-day free trial to try all features.


Used by professionals around the world, for both professional and personal writing. Grammarly is an online tool that improves your writing. You can use the chrome extension to correct your spelling and grammar in real-time and the Microsoft Office Add-in for Word and Outlook.  Bonus: Mention Grammarly to your candidates for help with resume writing.

Free Version available.


The candidate market is tough, this tool can help beat the competition. Textio uses augmented writing to grade your job descriptions against others in the area – as well as the candidates in the market. It suggests changes for attracting more applicants by also engaging passive candidates and ensuring you receive more applications.

Free trial.

Textio Tool for Writing Job Descriptions


If you want to keep track of productivity, stay in contact with your team, and manage communication better, these apps are a great start. As you are well aware of, recruiting is a high energy, fast-paced market, so keeping up with the pace is essential for success.


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