Nearly all companies rely on some kind of applicant tracking system to aid their process of recruiting new talent. Applicant tracking systems (ATS) scan and sort through an indefinite number of resumes to create a list of qualified applicants. A human typically does not have to review an application until after an initial scan of applications, requiring extra care to ensure candidates can pass the software’s initial scan. The perfect ATS optimized resume will be as clear as possible, easy to read, and include important keywords to rank a resume among the highest of the group. Review our steps to see how one would create an ATS optimized resume to avoid making mistakes that will toss the resume aside.
From sourcing to onboarding, creating a winning relationship with your candidates can be a challenge for even the most experienced recruiters. Your level of engagement could be what makes or breaks a candidate’s experience and their opinion of a business. Cleaning up your recruiting process will serve well for the company’s future, but it requires some effort from recruiters to learn where they can step up their processes. In this article, we will cover the most common candidate experience mistakes made that may be hindering your ability to hire and how you can turn them around to foster better relationships and hiring efficiency!