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Interview with Sutter LOCAL MEDIA: Faster and More Up-to-Date Thanks to an Applicant Tracking System

Why is it worthwhile for every HR department to think about purchasing an applicant tracking system? Talention was in contact with Jennifer Wildschütz, personnel manager at Sutter Telefonbuchverlag GmbH, on this topic. Find out here which daily challenges led to the acquisition of Talention and which advantages an applicant tracking system brings along in the everyday life of a recruiter.

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9 Advantages of Using an Applicant Tracking Software (Infographic)

An applicant tracking system is essentially a tool for managing applications. It helps to support all aspects of the recruiter administration and decision-making process. This includes receiving and evaluating applications, sending e-mails, ranking candidates, sending reminders, notifications to colleagues and storing candidate information.

Our infographic shows you 9 advantages of an applicant tracking system, which speak for the acquisition of such.

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Applicant Tracking Systems From Two Perspectives: Recruiters vs. Applicants

The applicant tracking process should always be viewed from two perspectives: on one hand from the perspective of recruiters who want to simplify and streamline processes by introducing an applicant tracking system; on the other hand from the perspective of applicants who want an uncomplicated and personal application process (i.e. candidate journey). In this article, we will share the key aspects of an applicant tracking system from both perspectives and how you can utilize them to improve your recruiting process.

Topics: Applicant Tracking ATS application process

Purchasing an ATS: You Don't Have to Break Up With Your Favorite Agency

We all know the story. HR department meets recruitment advertising agency - a match made in heaven. But what about when a new character, the applicant tracking system, comes on to the scene? He’s got a lot of attractive qualities that the staffing agency admires, like lean administrative processes, improved team communication, and a comprehensive overview of all applications. But the HR department isn't quite ready to break up with their recruitment ad agency, who they’ve been with for years. So, what should they do?

Topics: ATS Applicant Tracking job boards

16 Questions to Consider Before Choosing an ATS

Choosing an applicant tracking system (ATS) is no easy task, especially with so many different solutions available. The application tracking market can be very confusing, as the range of software features varies from provider to provider. That's why its important to think ahead of time about which features are essential for you and your recruiting team. We have put together an overview for you with the most important questions you should ask yourself in order to build up a list of requirements.

Topics: ATS Applicant Tracking application management Applicants

10 Advantages of Using an Applicant Tracking System

In today's recruiting world applicant tracking systems do much more than just track applicants. They can be extremely beneficial to your recruiting process. If you've been on the fence about investing in an applicant tracking system (ATS), then this article is for you. We've compiled the 10 major advantages to using an ATS that we think you should know about. 

Topics: Applicant Tracking Employer branding recruiting success

What is an Applicant Tracking System?

With so much constantly changing in today’s modern recruiting world, it’s hard to keep all of the terminology straight. If you’ve been wondering what exactly an applicant tracking system (ATS) is, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article we will give a brief overview of what an ATS is and what essential components it should consists of.

Topics: Applicant Tracking application management candidate relationship management

10 Skills That Today’s Recruiter Needs

Over the past few years, the recruiter’s activities have changed fundamentally. Previously, the recruiter’s task was of an administrative nature. Due to the intensifying reduction of unemployment, the resulting fiercer competition and digitalization, the tasks have changed in such a way that today’s recruiter rather takes on a marketing role. In this article we've gathered the 10 most essential recruiter skills for successful recruiting process.

Topics: Recruiting Employer branding Applicant Tracking