The HR professionals have to persuade their seniors to buy and implement the applicant tracking software. Many professionals are impressed with the system but are unable to buy it because they need to convince their organization to purchase it. ATS or applicant tracking system may be vital to your organization. It will streamline the process of hiring candidates in your organization. Strategic decision-making process will be improved.You can persuade the decision makers to invest in ATS in the following way
You need to convince both the Director of HR and the CFO (Chief Financial Officer). The CFO will be more concerned about important matters of the company and the HR Director will be more concerned about making the recruitment process automated.
This time which is saved can be utilized for other activities like developing interview guides or new employee training. Internal and external communication will increase. This will increase the mobilization within the organization. You will have direct access to media portals. It will help you to make informed decisions about the hiring process. You will not need to collect paper resumes if the task is done electronically.
As no investment is required in hardware or software, the cloud based systems are attractive. A browser and internet connection is required. Pricing can be based on the number of job openings in the company. ATS significantly reduces the cost per hired candidate. This will aid in developing a budget policy.
If you follow these steps you can convince your organization or business about the benefits of using the applicant tracking system. ATS will help you reduce costs, increase productivity, save time and find the right candidates. Always highlight the benefits of the system and remember that the decision makers must feel the need to implement the new system.
You must focus on their needs. You must feel confident with your choice and you can definitely convince your organization to invest in the recruitment system automated as it a crucial management strategy to reduce costs per hired candidate.