Top 10 Benefits of an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
Whether you are trying to “sell” an applicant tracking system to your management team or CEO, or you are looking to find a better way of managing your candidates and resumes, here are the top 10 benefits of an Applicant Tracking System .
1. Publish your jobs across multiple third party job boards as well as your public job board
With a few clicks, you can post a position to major job boards like Indeed, Google Jobs, LinkedIn Limited Postings, Glassdoor, JuJu, Monster, CareerBuilder, as well as social media sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter). Have consistent, branded job postings across job boards and your own website.
2. Enable Candidates to Quickly and Easily Apply for Jobs
This might sound straightforward, but creating an easy and accessible application will allow candidates to quickly and easily apply to your organization. In today’s competitive market, having an ATS will enable you to appeal to the maximum number of qualified candidates.
3. Manage Candidates all in one place and manage the entire recruiting process via your custom workflow
Gone are the days of trying to manage multiple email folders and Excel spreadsheets. Using an ATS allows you to customize your workflow to match your current process.
4. Quickly Identify the Best Candidates and don’t waste time on those that are not a fit
Use pre-screener questions to quickly knock-out unqualified candidates and to prioritize the best ones using automatic scoring. Then systematically review interviewer feedback to focus on high-priority candidates so you can quickly make offers.
5. Automate Routine Tasks
Send notifications to candidates. Schedule interviews. Gather interview feedback. Rate candidates. An ATS can automate all of these functions and more, enabling recruiters to the highest value-added activities.
6. Enhance Reporting and Compliance
Keep management up-to-date on the candidate pipelines for each job and effectiveness of different job boards. Easily capture, track, and report voluntary EEO data, while remaining in compliance with the guidelines set forth by the EEO/OFCCP.
7. Streamline Employee Onboarding
Once a candidate has accepted an offer, automatically move them through the onboarding process. Use the system to ensure the completion of paperwork, scheduling of required initial meetings, set-up of IT services, and more!
8. Your New Employees Virtual Assistant
A hire portal with username and password allows for a secure portal for your new employees to see all relevant information and see all tasks assigned to him or her.
9. Eliminate all Employee Onboarding Paperwork
Easily assign all new hire paperwork such as state and federal tax forms, health plans, employee manuals, training videos, etc. Have the new employee complete and sign all items online.
10. Improve Communication & Reduce Friction
No more chasing down interviewers to schedule interviews or gather feedback. Don’t worry about notifying candidates. Easily provide status updates to management. Let the ATS do it!
Simplify HR management today.
HR metrics, or Human Resources metrics, are Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Businesses track them to measure the people processes in the company. Small business HR teams can track metrics for all core and non-core areas. This includes hiring, pay, time and labor, training, engagement and retention. Common HR metrics include: Time-to-hire: average number of days…Read More
See Trish Stromberg’s latest article on LinkedIn: HR as a Small Business Hero Small businesses are facing formidable challenges on many fronts. Wise executives will tap the expertise of Human Resources and provide the tools they need to add strategic value. In Trish Stromberg’s latest article, learn how HR can: Increase profit margins starting with…Read More