Posts Tagged ‘Applicant tracking systems’

ATS Benefits Retail Stores

Written by Andrew Rothman on . Posted in Industry

Many retail stores can benefit from using applicant tracking systems (Click here).

Rite Aid is just one example of a retail store that can tout the success it encountered after implementing an ATS. The drugstore lists between 400 and 500 job openings at any given time. In the past, Rite Aid’s applicant tracking process involved manual data entry and paper pushing and talent managers struggling to keep up with about 100,000 candidates each year.

After Ride Aid acquired the Brooks and Eckerd pharmacy chains, it became more concerned with the process. The acquisition increased the number of Rite Aid locations from 3,300 to more than 5,000.

Applicant Tracking Systems and Resumes

Written by Andrew Rothman on . Posted in Industry

If you’re applying for job after job you think you’re qualified for and getting no response, you might be able to change your luck with some simple tweaking of your resume.

In today’s hiring world, most companies send resumes through applicant tracking systems before they ever reach a human.  While it might not be very beneficial to job seekers, an ATS helps the company to create efficiencies in the hiring process.

According to an article by Examiner, an ATS is a software application designed for recruitment tracking purposes and to manage resume data. An ATS collects job-seeker information from data fields submitted on the company Web site, from applicants who apply on job boards or data retrieved by manually scanning resumes.