ATS is a software application that enables the electronic handling of recruitment needs, much like a customer relationship management (CRM) system. ATS allows data mining and collection and the ability to automate the recruitment process
via a defined workflow.
ATS is a significant investment and pricing ranges from around $USD3,000 (
<10 employees) to around $USD 140,000 per year (5,000+ employees) (ref link
Quality of Hire
In many cases ATS filter applications automatically based on given criteria such as keywords, skills, former employers, years of experience and schools attended. Unlike RemiPeople this exacerbates bias during the hiring process.
In response this has encouraged candidates to adopt resume optimisation techniques similar to those used in search engine optimisation when creating and formatting their résumé.
ATS's have many advanced features that automate the manual tasks of hiring making the recruitment process more efficient.
Unlike RemiPeople, ATS's do not offer diversity functionality such as
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- Structured Interviewing
- Interviewer independence to avoid Groupthink
- Comparative scoring
- Anonymised candidate screening