Many businesses make the mistake of thinking of an applicant tracking system (ATS) as simply a repository of applicants and profiles. But the right ATS will set you up for success with a hiring process that uses technology to manage the most administrative intensive tasks and weed out poor fits so you can focus your time on great applicants.
An applicant tracking system also enables you to manage all hiring activity – including writing job descriptions, posting to job boards, administering candidate skills assessments, scheduling and conducting interviews, and running background and reference checks – in one centralized, user-friendly platform.
In this applicant tracking system buyers guide, we’ll outline the challenges associated with a manual – or nonexistent – hiring process, the business impact of partnering with an applicant tracking system and what to look for in a partner.[raw]