What is an Applicant Tracking System?

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is a comprehensive software application that is designed to track applicants through the stages of the hiring process. The standard Applicant Tracking System includes functionality to: Obtain approval to post a job opening Create and publish job openings to accept applications Accept applications and manage the applicant data Communicate applicant … Continue reading What is an Applicant Tracking System?

What is Applicant Tracking?

At a Microsoft Convergence trade show a couple weeks ago, we were often asked, "What is applicant tracking, anyway?" Loosely, applicant tracking is how your organization keeps track of resumes, applications, EEO data, and any other data required within the hiring process.  An applicant tracking system (ATS), is software designed to automate your organization's applicant … Continue reading What is Applicant Tracking?