Transform hiring into a mobile-first experience that's fast & easy


Text-to-Apply gives you a branded keyword & shortcode that candidates can text into to find jobs & apply from anywhere.

Learn how our all-in-one candidate engagement platform can accelerate your team's hiring.

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Everything You Need to Know About Text-to-Apply

What is Text-to-Apply?

Text-to-Apply gives your company its own branded short code and keyword. When a job seeker texts in they can find out what relevant job openings are nearby and then quickly apply.

More and more job seekers want to apply right from their mobile devices, but ATS job applications make it hard. Uploading a resume, creating an account, and filling in your job history usually isn't worth the hassle from a phone.

Dalia automatically converts your job applications into SMS format and uses an AI chatbot to ask pre-screening questions so job seekers can apply directly over text messaging. 

What are the benefits?

Employers who use Text-to-Apply see a 10x increase in qualified applicants. That's because Text-to-Apply makes it easy for job seekers to apply for jobs.

Whenever a job seeker encounters your brand they can quickly text in and apply at that very moment rather than have to wait until they are at a computer.

If they do decide to stop applying, Dalia will automatically remind them to finish their job application boosting conversions for your team.

How does it work?

Text-to-Apply is used on storefronts, social media, billboards, flyers, job advertisements, radio, and everywhere else potential candidates might engage your brand.

Applicants can either be synced into your ATS or downloaded directly from the Dalia platform.

Companies that are hiring frontline and hourly workers in the healthcare, hospitality, retail, transportation, construction, food service, manufacturing, energy, and customer support industries have seen the most success.

Why choose Dalia?

Dalia's ability to automatically convert your existing ATS job applications into SMS format means that getting started requires zero work.

We'll also continue to match the job seekers who start applying to your jobs with your future job postings so you'll continue to see an increase in qualified applicants.

Finally, Dalia is a trusted brand for frontline hiring with millions of job seekers in our network so your jobs will be sent to prospective candidates who may have not learned about your brand yet.


Fast & easy job applications for any device

Make your jobs accessible on the devices that job seekers use most. Transform your existing ATS application into a simple SMS-based conversation to increase conversions.

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Make applying as easy as sending a text message

Get more applicants by advertising your jobs with a custom text-to-apply keyword on storefronts, social media, billboards, and anywhere else.


Boost engagement with SMS & email automation

Send your newest jobs along with helpful content via automated SMS & email workflows. It's the most efficient way to get qualified candidates to apply.

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Beautifully branded sites that drive people to apply

Attract job seekers with a mobile-friendly career site that's designed to increase conversions.


Gain access to millions of new job seekers

Your new job postings automatically get shared throughout the Dalia job seeker community giving you access to untapped talent who may not yet have discovered your brand.

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Spend time with people, not software

Dalia is fully automated. There’s nothing to “do”

Go live in days, not months

No extra tasks or lengthy training sessions

No surprise setup or integration fees

"Dalia is our #1 source of candidate quality and has delivered a 21% increase in hires from our external sources."

"Dalia is consistently in our top third of sources when it comes to performance. It’s definitely a successful channel - the ROI is there."

“Dalia engages high-quality candidates who we otherwise would lose. It's easy to implement and delivers strong ROI.”

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