The main difference between these two systems is that they solve different problems.
Although CRM might be a powerful tool for engaging with job applicants, Its primary objective is contacting prospective customers. That means that you can “sell” your job opening to candidates, but you might experience some difficulties as soon as it comes to evaluation of recruitment process performance or automating some dull operations like posting job openings on the internet job boards.
Applicant Tracking Systems are designed around the specific needs of recruiting professionals. Systems of that class help you to define the recruitment process as a chain of steps which a candidate must pass before getting an offer. With a sourcing tool you can store candidates you found on social media (like LinkedIn or Indeed) literally in milliseconds, which dramatically maximizes your efficiency. Recruiting-related reports help you dive deep into the mechanics of your recruitment process and multiply it’s performance.
The benefits of using an ATS in your recruitment process
This type of software allows recruiters and sourcers to automate job posting and quickly process feedback from candidates. That is why it is popular all over the world.
The system facilitates the process of selecting relevant applicants and reduces risks and the probability of biased attitudes during the selection of a new employee. In addition, the functionality of the program helps to quickly make decisions about candidates, because managers can work together on matching candidates in the database in real-time.
Extensive data collected by the ATS systems highlights processes’ bottlenecks and enables you to make smarter, more informed decisions.
This significantly saves the company time and money and enables you to recruit the best specialists.
Why choose ATS from HURMA
With HURMA you keep your data structured and organized. That is, you can track and manage the performance of your processes as well as improve it. Effective collaboration is crucial for the recruitment process as it is people who finally make a decision on who will finally be offered a job.
HURMA is actively used by recruiters and sourcers. Their feedback and advice helped us develop the most convenient and understandable interface and finalize each system function in such a way that it really helps in your daily routines.
Thanks to the AI Fox browser plugin, candidates from the most popular job boards and social media (like Indeed or LinkedIn) can be stored in the database in a few clicks. The system automatically transfers all data to the candidate’s profile, and you can edit or add information to it whenever you need. You can find and sort candidates in the database by filters, such as position, experience, desired salary, etc.
Kanban board will help you track the progress of communication with applicants. Just drag and drop candidate to a different stage to reflect the most recent status.
The recruiter can email the applicant right from the system. This process can also be automated. When the candidate moves to a new stage of selection, the system will send her an email with the necessary information.
In addition, the system has more than ten built-in reports. They will help monitor the speed of closing job openings, the effectiveness of specialists, reasons for rejections.