Some companies have begun exploring the possibility of conducting early-stage interviews with clients over text message in the hopes of appealing to modern job seeker. But in the event of an employment- related legal action it may still be a toss of the dice whether the pros outweigh the cons.

Jeremy Mittman, a partner specializing in labor and employment matters at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, said he has yet to receive inquiries from an employer interested in conducting interviews via text messaging—but he thinks it’s coming.

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