Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

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What is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)?

The hiring process can be a tedious endeavor. Posting job announcements, sifting through resumes, scheduling interviews, sending updates, the to-do list is a blend of many tasks that lead to one goal: hiring the best person for the job. There used to be a time when all of these steps were performed by people which took much effort and time. While this is manageable for one to a few positions at a time, imagine hiring for multiple positions simultaneously. Nowadays, companies big and small use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to help in the hiring process. 

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is an HR software used to streamline the recruitment process. From posting a job vacancy to completing paperwork for new hires, you can be sure to have a helping hand in an applicant tracking system. Also called a talent management system, an ATS can do many functions that make the hiring process more efficient. 

How does an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) streamline the hiring process? 

An ATS can do many functions simultaneously which saves time, money, and effort. Applicant information is uploaded, organized, and stored in a database that recruiters can access, track, and generate reports from any time. 

One of the main functions of an ATS is automatically going through each of the resumes and applications that the company receives. Using filters based on specific keywords and other pre-set filters like skills, experience, and others, an ATS determines the applicants that are recommended to move forward to the next part of the selection process. 

Furthermore, an ATS can send automated emails and reminders to assist recruiters in communicating with candidates. With a centralized tracking system, recruiters and hiring managers can collaborate more easily and make hiring decisions faster. Feedback letters can be sent via the ATS as well. This helps candidates stay informed about updates on their applications. By having a smooth hiring process, companies can improve the overall candidate experience.

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