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.
Bloomberg reports that, in a survey of 2,000+ workers in Europe and North America, respondents say they would rather be replaced in their jobs by robots than other humans. The article goes on to speculate about the best ways our society can deal with automation. If technology may cause disruption in the job market, as many experts suggest, then what is the right approach to integrating it into the workplace? In this post, we'll specifically be addressing recruiting automation and its effects.