Many colleges and universities use applicant tracking systems in their recruitment and hiring efforts. Understanding these systems is critical for hiring committees as well as for job seekers.
What college and universities are looking for: A sound applicant tracking system will also include functionality that allows search committee members to capture all of their notes and conversations during the interview and selection process for faculty and staff. It will also simplify tracking and reporting on a candidate’s journey through the selection and interview process, which is helpful for DE&I efforts as well as equal opportunity and affirmative action reporting.
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