The Truth About Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

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Over the years, we’ve seen a great many questions posed by job candidates about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).

Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions and erroneous beliefs as to how ATS actually work, how they review and qualify candidates, and what benefits they provide to both the candidate and the employer.

We take a look at the some basics every job applicant should understand and then clear up some assumptions and misinformation about this very important component to the job application process.


“I’ve already provided this information!” – How an integrated ATS and screening solution can help HR and stop irritating candidates.

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Few things bother consumers as much as having a phone support rep tell them to provide their account number, even though they already had to enter it just to be able to speak with the rep to begin with. Unfortunately for HR, this also occurs frequently during job applications, especially when the applicant tracking system […]


5 New ATS Features that Help Employers Recruit via Social Media and Mobile

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The use of the applicant tracking system (ATS) / e-recruiting solution is becoming commonplace in the modern workplace, with more than 90 percent of large organizations and nearly every Fortune 500 company using one. Perhaps one explanation for their popularity is that they can help employers better identify talented candidates, thereby addressing the common “talent […]


Four Key Benefits of an e-Recruiting Solution

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The continued strong rates of unemployment created by a slowly recovering global economy have created a situation in which recruiters must sometimes filter through thousands of résumés and job applications to find just a handful of qualified applicants. To make this process more efficient, many employers have implemented e-recruiting solutions, or applicant tracking systems (ATS), […]

Meet the Robots Reading Your Résumé: Infographic

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Recruiting technology, like the increasingly prevalent applicant tracking system (ATS), is making it easier and faster for job-seekers to find and apply to their ideal employment opportunities. Talent acquisition professionals also appreciate the multiple benefits of an ATS, one of which is reducing the burden of reading hundreds, if not thousands, of résumés to find […]