Applicant Tracking Software (ATS)

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Applicant Tracking Software (ATS)

What is Applicant Tracking Software (ATS)?

A software that helps an organization with all recruitment needs. Likewise, with BerniePortal’s ATS, employers are able to post to job boards and stay compliant. Learn more here.  

What are Applicant Tracking Systems functions?

Firstly, applicant tracking software was created to automate the entire recruitment process by tracking and organizing applicants in one single database. Moreover, additional features of an ATS often include career page integrations, email capabilities, internal communications, integrations with an onboarding software. 

What are the benefits of an ATS?

To clarify, an ATS has many benefits, including:

  • Publish jobs across multiple job boards
  • Quickly identify top candidates 
  • Automate routine hiring tasks
  • Enhanced reporting and compliance 
  • Improved communication
  • Paperwork elimination
  • Simplified applicant experience

Why is an ATS important?

Above all, applicant tracking software allows HR to improve their time-to-hire, and their quality-of-hire due to streamlined recruiting. Likewise, these automations allow you to spend more time focused on relationships and selecting the top-talent your company is searching for.

ATS Resources:

Hiring 101 – Earn HRCI and SHRM credits!
The Art of Interviewing
Hiring Checklist

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