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Applicant Tracking Systems, A Love/Hate Relationship

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Job seekers, for the most part, hate Applicant Tracking Systems.  Employers, for the most part, love the concept of Applicant Tracking Systems but usually, only like (tolerate) the one they use.  At StyleCareers.com, we have a love/hate relationships with Applicant Tracking Systems.  This article sums up most of the “hate” part…

Why your ATS may be killing your recruiting efforts

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) get a bad rap for a good reason. From a candidate’s perspective, they’re often difficult to use, clunky and there’s no way to tell if your qualifications are ever actually reviewed by a human being. For companies, however, the ATS can be a lifesaver; streamlining the application process and making screening candidates much more efficient.

Chris Kidd is the owner of StyleCareers.com, StylePortfolios.com, StyleDispatch.com, FashionCareerFairs.com and MayoroftheMall.com.