What is an Applicant Tracking System?

An applicant tracking system helps companies organize candidates for hiring and recruitment purposes. These systems allow businesses to collect information, organize prospects based on experience and skill set, and filter applicants.

More than 90% of Fortune 500 Companies are currently using an applicant tracking system. While these systems are excellent for storing candidate information, the best ATS systems are able to track all communications with candidates. This makes it easy to search and filter resumes and other candidate information, decreasing time-to-fill and ensuring companies get the best candidates for the position.

How do Applicant Tracking Systems Work?

Applicant tracking systems simplify the recruiting process by using automated intelligence to screen for the best, most qualified candidates. Since many open positions can attract hundreds or even thousands of…


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