Benefits of an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

First and foremost, what is an Applicant Tracking System?

For those who aren’t familiar, an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is a software designed to automate, simplify, and speed up the whole recruiting process. It provides a range of solutions for different kinds of hiring challenges, from sourcing to testing and selecting top candidates. 

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What are the features of a basic ATS?

  • CV database and candidate search
  • Job board posting
  • Workflow management
  • Interview management
  • Job application management
  • HR and legislation compliance management
  • Applicant profiles and filtering
  • Pre-screening

 

How will it help your business?

  • Good candidate control

You have all the applicants’ details in one place and can easily switch between candidates within the system.

  • Saves time

It saves a lot of time compared to conventional application processing and hiring procedure. 

  • Cost-effective

Many businesses can’t invest hundreds of pounds ongoing through the expensive recruitment process every time they need to hire new talent. 

  • Improves the quality of hire

Speeding up the recruitment process can easily grab talented individuals, which could have been taken by other competitive businesses. 

  • Speeds up the recruitment process

Having a single platform that allows recruiters to have faster access to the hiring process. Once the ATS has installed everything from receiving applications to narrowing down potential candidates, scheduling interviews, and hiring the right person for the role, everything catches up a pace, making the whole cycle quicker.

  • Elevates the candidate experience 

An ATS ensures an easy experience for the candidate, being able to communicate and track their application progress from start to finish.

  • Improved employer brand

A strong employer brand is what makes a favourable impression of the company. An attractive brand gives the business a secure position in the market. Using ATS, you can evaluate, assess, and develop your brand strategy by integrating it with career pages and providing a great onboarding experience. 

 

Find out more how your business can benefit from an ATS by getting in touch with us today!

hello@blueoctopus.co.uk

 

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