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What are the benefits of using an Applicant Tracking System?   

jauhar khan
@jauhar123 | Posted 21 May. 2019


Moving from a manual recruitment process to an automated one using Applicant Tracking Systems have many benefits. The features included in most applicant tracking systems can help to optimize the recruitment process so that labor hours are saved and applicants that are selected are more qualified and more likely to stay in position.

The benefits of applicant tracking systems may also extend past the hiring phase, new employee information can be easily moved from the system to employee files.

Job Opening Announcement

Most Applicant Tracking Systems make it very easy to post a job opening announcements in the system. Job descriptions and information can be filled in all at once after the system is implemented, so that job needs can be posted with the click of a button.

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Filtering Capabilities

One of the main advantages of applicant tracking systems is the ability to filter through applications. Once applications and resumes have been submitted, the system sifts through all of the candidate information and pulls only the most qualified candidates to the forefront based on certain keywords and specified criteria.

Skills Matching Expertise

In addition to saving time and money, Leave Management Software can help companies to identify and hire candidates that are more qualified and more likely to be retained longer. Applicant tracking systems can often tap into larger candidate pools and attract more skilled candidates than manual processes.

Compliance Assistance

Applicant tracking systems can help workplaces to ensure compliance with fair hiring laws while protecting against accusations of unfairness. Systems can provide information about hiring laws to keep managers and human resources professional up to date on any changes.

On-boarding Aid

After a candidate has been selected for hire, most applicant tracking systems make it easy for companies to transfer information from the application or resume to a new employee file without the need for double entry.