ATS Software Articles

In your search for the right ATS software, many questions are sure to come up. Our goal is to help you understand everything that you need to know about selecting, purchasing, implementing, and actually using your ATS. We update our database frequently to make sure that the most current and relevant information is available, so be sure to check back for more helpful articles.

Part I: General ATS Articles

What Will an ATS Cost Your Company?

When your company has decided to integrate an ATS into your processes, one of the logical first steps is to determine your budget and to start pricing different software options.…

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ATS and Employee Job Search

While applicant tracking systems are undoubtedly a part of the landscape or future landscape of any forward-thinking company, ATS have a bad reputation with potential employees. With the introduction of…

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Could an ATS Help You Raise Your Hiring Standards?

It is often said that a company’s greatest asset is its people, but this cliché saying gets taken for granted and the meaning gets lost. If we really examine the…

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How To Make an ATS Work for Your Business

An ATS can be a valuable money and time saver – or a money and time pit if the wrong solution is selected or it is not used correctly for…

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5 Tips to Make Sure Your ATS Is Not Harming Your Recruitment

When you purchase an ATS and take all of the necessary actions to get it implemented and running, you probably wouldn’t dream that it could actually hurt your recruitment efforts.…

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Modern Era ATS

Applicant Tracking Systems have to keep pace with shifting trends and technology just a little bit faster than most other HR software solutions. An ATS is often the first point…

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ATS Customization Tips to Improve User Experience

An ATS can make recruitment easier and more efficient for users on both sides of the equation. Customization can help to further improve the user experience in many different ways.…

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Which ATS Features Do You Really Need?

When you’re thinking about getting an applicant tracking system (ATS) or upgrading your current ATS, it’s important to consider which features you truly need. ATS solutions come with different features…

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5 Tips for Using an ATS to Build Great Teams

Any company that purchases an ATS is obviously trying to improve their hiring practices in the short term, but what is often taken for granted is that the ultimate goal…

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How Can Getting an ATS Help Your Recruiting Budget?

Selecting, purchasing, and implementing an ATS can take time and money. However, spending on an ATS upfront may end up saving your company quite a bit in the long run.…

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What is ATS Software?

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) software is software designed to make recruiting easier for companies. ATS software can process dozens or even hundreds of applications in a small fraction of the amount…

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Part II: ATS Evaluation and Selection

Tips for Choosing the Right ATS Vendor

After the decision has been made to purchase a new ATS, it is very important to consider the vendor that you will be working with. A system may seem like…

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How to Estimate the ROI on an ATS

Before investing in a new ATS, it is important to estimate your ROI and use that measure to help you determine your budget for the new software and the implementation…

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Evaluating Current Hiring Processes

If you are considering acquiring an ATS, there are probably a few issues with the current recruitment processes at your company. To maximize the effectiveness of your ATS search and…

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Questions to Ask When Selecting an ATS

ATS Selection Questions Selecting an ATS is a big step that has the potential to change the way that employees are hired. When hiring practices shift, it can have an…

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6 Tips for Evaluating Priorities Prior to ATS Selection

As one step of your ATS selection process, you should evaluate your priorities for the system. Taking time to do this properly can help you to really pick the system…

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Using Stakeholders' Pain Points for ATS Selection

When you have decided to move forward with selecting a new Applicant Tracking System, it can be tough to figure out what to do first. One of the best options…

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Why Mobile Accessibility Should Be a Priority for Your ATS

When selecting an ATS, there are a number of criteria that you may wish to prioritize. For any forward thinking company, however, mobile accessibility should be a non-negotiable feature. Mobility…

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Could Candidate Evaluation Scorecards Improve Your Recruitment?

When going through the ATS selection process, it can be tough to wade through all of the various features and decide what you need and what you don’t. This is…

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5 Ways to Tell That Your ATS Isn't Working for You

ATS solutions can be a great tool for improving your hiring processes, but not every ATS is right for every company. ATS solutions may also become phased out, so what…

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How to Select the Best Applicant Tracking System

If you have evaluated your hiring processes and decided that an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) could have benefits for your business, you must then figure out how to select the…

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How To Evaluate Existing Recruiting Systems

Whether you are running a recruiting agency, hiring for an enterprise, or staffing a smaller company, it is important to evaluate your recruiting systems. With the range of different applicant…

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How ATS Can Boost Employee Morale

It is no secret that employee morale has a direct impact on productivity, retention, and overall company culture. Boosting employee morale can help you to establish a great workplace that…

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ATS Software: Features and Benefits

Moving from a manual recruitment process to an automated one using applicant tracking systems can have many benefits. The features included in most applicant tracking systems can help to optimize…

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ATS Software: Company Benefits

Most employers have heard of ATS, or Applicant Tracking Systems. However, some don’t understand how their company could benefit from implementing one or they feel that the system in place…

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Part III: ATS Implementation

ATS Implementation Best Practices

An ATS can be a wonderful addition to your workplace that can help to streamline recruitment processes and assist you in building the very best teams. Before you move ahead…

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Integrating ATS with HRIS

The decision to purchase and implement an ATS is often met with excitement from recruiters and hiring managers. An ATS can make the hiring process much easier and can raise…

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5 Steps to a Successful ATS Implementation Plan

An ATS may be able to help improve your recruitment processes in many ways, reducing the time to hire and sometimes boosting the quality of the talent that you hire.…

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6 Tips for a Fast ATS Implementation

Implementing a new applicant tracking system can improve your recruitment processes in many ways. Before your system can get to work for you, however, it is necessary to actually get…

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What Really Happens During ATS Implementation?

Selecting an ATS can be exciting, but it can also be a little unnerving. You will likely be thinking about all of the advantages that your new system will afford…

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Integration is Key to a Successful ATS Implementation

After selecting a beautiful new Applicant Tracking System, it is only natural to be excited to install it and put it to work as fast as possible. While there are…

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Who Should Be Included In Your ATS Implementation Plan?

Implementing an ATS into a company can be a tricky venture that can look different from one company and vendor to the next. Since there are both technical elements and…

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What You Should Know About Data Migration

After you have unwrapped your brand new ATS solution and started to get into the thick of implementation, you‘ll have to migrate your data from whatever your previous system was…

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Challenges to ATS Implementation

Most companies get an ATS to solve existing problems, so it can be unpleasant when there are challenges that inhibit implementation of the system. Fortunately, anticipating these challenges can help…

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Using Resume Keywords in Recruiting

Resume keywords have almost single handedly transformed the hiring process at countless numbers of companies. Resume keywords make it possible to sort through hundreds of resumes in an Applicant Tracking…

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How To Transition To ATS Software

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) have attractive benefits that are inspiring more and more companies to transition to using the systems every day. When companies see that using ATS can truly…

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ATS Project Plan: Necessary Elements

Making the decision to move forth with purchasing and implementing an ATS is a big step that can be cause for celebration. After the existing system has been evaluated and…

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