Capterra Releases New eBook on Applicant Tracking System Selection

The Essential Guide to Buying an ATS Helps Recruiting Pros Find the Right Software

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Arlington, VA — Capterra, an online software reviews service that helps businesses find the right software, today released "The Essential Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System." The free eBook serves as a step-by-step guide for recruiting and hiring professionals to narrow down their applicant tracking software options to find the right system for their business.

"Hiring top talent is one of the biggest challenges for companies - both large and small- given the current job market. The right recruiting software can make all the difference," says JP Medved, Capterra┬┐s Applicant Tracking Software Specialist

The eBook guides buyers through the entire applicant tracking software selection process, from determining whether they really need an ATS, to identifying their ATS requirements, and ultimately, making the right applicant tracking software selection. It includes:

  • A break-down of common (and not-so-common) applicant tracking functionality
  • How to outline the company┬┐s hiring process and create use cases before beginning software demos
  • How much an Applicant Tracking System actually costs

"The Essential Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System" includes technology tips, answers to FAQs, feature checklists, and other visual aids to help recruiters whittle down their options from the 200+ applicant tracking systems on the market today.

Applicant tracking systems help hiring professionals manage and automate the recruiting and hiring process. An ATS allows users to track a candidate all the way through the process from job posting, to resume submission, performance in interviews, and hiring.

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