10 signs you need an applicant tracking system

Workable

Are you making the same mistake by not considering an applicant tracking system (ATS)? 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. While they were long thought of as systems for larger organizations, they’re increasingly being adopted successfully by smaller businesses looking to improve their hiring.

my manager calls me a “diversity hire,” text-speak at work, and more

Ask a Manager

My manager refers to me as a diversity hire. A number of years ago, my manager (who happens to be the organizational leader) started using shorthands like “k,” “kk,” “ty,” “tnx,” and a number of others in chats and texts.

HCMx Radio: Quality of Hire is the Most Important Metric

Brandon Hall

There is so much effort that goes into sourcing for talent and building a talent pool of candidates. In the past, a lot of this work went to waste because there wasn’t an efficient way or system to nurture the candidates if they were not the right fit for the specific job at that particular time. I’m hearing more often that the process of talent acquisition is similar to sales and marketing, because of the nature and effort to source and retain a candidate or client.

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