10 signs you need an applicant tracking system

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Are you making the same mistake by not considering an applicant tracking system (ATS)? So you would think we would use specialist tools for recruiting ? Applicant tracking systems (the wonkish name for hiring software) have been around since the early 1990s. They used to be known, and still are to some, as a candidate management system. Here are ten signs that you need to try out an applicant tracking system or candidate management system: 1.