Best Practices for Messaging Early Talent (Plus Templates for Inspiration)

Ninety-five percent of students prefer engaging with employers that send personalized, proactive messages. When you personalize your outreach and lean in to a candidate’s name, extracurriculars, and interests, you increase your odds of getting a response significantly.

Before sending your next message to a candidate, read these five effective strategies for personalizing your outreach to today’s students and college grads, plus inspiring examples to get you started.

We’ll cover how to:

  • Get candidates to open your messages
  • Increase your response rate
  • Influence action 

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