5 min read | 14 May, 2021 By Breathe Australia
Application tracking systems (ATS) exist to help businesses reduce the amount of manual work required to find, select and recruit the best possible employees. They have an enormous capacity to simplify your business’ recruitment process by streamlining and automating time consuming manual tasks that stop you from adding value somewhere else in your business. They also help you find the best candidates more quickly.
When you have an influx of job applications on your desk or in your inbox, it can be tricky to know the best way to narrow down the stack. An ATS can digitally scan and sort every application enabling you to start the hiring process with a smaller, more targeted pile.
Applicant tracking systems are a type of software application that businesses use to streamline the recruitment process by electronically storing and managing the data of potential job candidates. While the main function of an ATS is the capability to collect and sort a large number of resumes, depending on the system you choose, other features you might have access to include the ability to:
When applicants apply for a job you’ve posted online, they upload their resume (and sometimes cover letter) using a webform. Your ATS will then scan and store the relevant information from these documents in its database. Relevant information might include:
Plus, as a candidate moves through your recruitment process, your ATS can also transfer their data from one part of your system to another. And finally, your HR team can use the same information to add successful candidates on the payroll once they become your employee.
The main way that an ATS simplifies your recruitment process is by enabling your recruiters to manage the entire process from a single, integrated space. Elements of helpful automation also help to save your HR team hours of manual work that they could be spending on working with your employees to help them thrive, work more productively and kick goals. Digging a little deeper, there are five other ways that you can streamline your hiring with an effective ATS:
You want to get the most out of your ATS and to do this, there are a few things you need to get sorted as a priority before you can start finding and hiring the best people. Follow this simple three step guide to choose, implement and use the best ATS for your business:
Posted on 14 May, 2021