In a new series on RecruitingTools, each week I’ll be featuring a newly discovered Chrome Extension – breaking down the features and use cases for sourcing and recruiting experts. These short and sweet tool breakdowns will give you a sneak peek into the latest and greatest Chrome extensions I’m using to source right now.


What is ZipWhip?

Text messaging is a go-to resource for many recruiters, this allows you to do it without giving out your personal number. Zipwhip allows you to send and receive text messages through your desktop or landline number. You can even track whether or not your text messages are getting through with its reporting feature.

Recruiters love this tool because  you can easily communicate with candidates.  You can even schedule text reminders in advance to a candidate who has an interview scheduled.

ZipWhip Features

It works on your desktop.
It allows you to use your landline number.
Billing is month to month so no long term commitment.

Click Here to Try ZipWhip for yourself.


About the Author


Dean Da Costa is a highly experienced and decorated recruiter, sourcer, and manager with deep skills and experience in HR, project management, training & process improvement.

Dean is best known for his work in the highly specialized secured clearance and mobile arenas, where he has been a top performing recruiter and sourcer.  Dean’s keen insight and creation of innovative tools and processes for enhancing and changing staffing has established Dean as one of the top authorities in sourcing and recruiting. Connect with Dean at LinkedIn or follow @DeanDaCosta on Twitter.


By Dean Da Costa

Dean Da Costa is a highly experienced and decorated staffing professional, recruiter, sourcer and manager, who also boasts outstanding experience and skills in Human Resources, Project Management, Training, and Process Improvement. He is best known for his work in the highly difficult security and mobile arena's, and the gold star winning numbers he produced. His keen insight and creation of ground breaking tools and processes, to enhance and change staffing as we know it, have proven he is a true "Staffing Thought Leader". Despite all this he remains first and foremost one of the top sourcers, staffing managers and full cycle recruiters in the industry and a true "Search Authority"