Almost all recruitment agencies and most major companies with a function in the recruitment use some form of tracking system for candidates to manage vacancies, candidates, resumes, interviews. Dedicated ATS is not uncommon for the specific recruitment needs. The level of the company, it can be offered as a module or functional to a series of human resources information system. The ATS is expanding into small and medium enterprises through open source or Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings.
The main function of an ATS is to provide a central location and database for a business recruitment effort. ATSs are built to better assist the management of resumes and applicant information. The data is collected from internal applications via the ATS front-end, located on the company’s website or is extracted from applicants on job boards . The majority of jobs and resume boards ( Monster.com , HotJobs , CareerBuilder , Indeed.com ) have partnerships with us to provide support ATS analysis and ease the migration of data from one system to the other.
Functionality of an ATS is not limited to data mining and collection; ATS applications in the recruitment industry include the ability to automate the recruitment process via a defined workflow.
Another benefit of an applicant tracking system is analyzing and coordinating recruitment efforts – managing the conceptual structure known as human capital. A corporate career site or company specific job board module allowing companies to provide opportunities to internal candidates prior to external recruitment efforts. Candidates identified via pre-existing data or through information garnered through other means. This data is typically stored for search and retrieval processes. Our systems have expanded offerings that include off-site encrypted resume and data storage, which are often legally required by equal opportunity employment laws.