An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is software that helps in recruiting automation. The ATS streamlines the hiring process by collecting, storing, sorting, and tracking candidate information in real-time. Think abou the time saved by recruiters to sort through hundreds of resumes that don't match their requirements. The ATS system then matches the job candidates to open positions and sends notifications about these matches — so recruiters can keep focused on making right hiring decisions.
An ATS automates the entire recruitment process, from candidate screening and progress tracking, to interview scheduling and notifications. This not only saves the recruiter time and effort, but also ensures that both job applicants and recruiters are kept up-to-date throughout the process. It is a much-needed recruitment automation tool.