ATS Makes Hiring Easier for Both HR and Applicants

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As the job market begins its tentative recovery, hiring managers are still in the catbird seat when it comes to choosing the best candidates. But with so many choices, how does the HR team ensure they bring forward the very best? Hiring management software, also known as "applicant tracking software" (ATS), has been essential to their success, and the latest version from ERC Dataplus incorporates the essential functions that ensure effective team development.

Our programmers have taken to heart the input of our clients, and designed these Selectech upgrades to improve their experience

ERC Dataplus, Inc., a leading provider of hiring management solutions, announced today that it has released Version 6.6 of its Selectech® Hiring Management System. This latest version includes some 18 improved or new functions that will impact the experience of Human Resources administrators, hiring managers and job applicants.

Among the highlights of this latest version of Selectech:

  •     Administrators and hiring managers will find in Version 6.6 upgrades to the job requisition and position description functions (including position "cloning"), more options for candidate appointment scheduling, and an easier-to-parse display of report data on Job Board activity.
  •     Whether writing job descriptions or offer letters, administrators and hiring managers will benefit from improvements to the text editor tool.
  •     Applicants working through the Selectech 6.6 interface will now have greater flexibility in managing resumes, including the ability to create and save an "optional resume."
  •     Internal applicants will now have an easier experience scrolling through the internal postings page and following the internal process.

Other new or enhanced features will impact users' experience in the areas of communications, auto outreach and Web resources. With the upgrade (and depending upon the capabilities of their background screening vendor), Selectech 6.6 will now confirm if an applicant is less than 16 years old; users may also view the background screenings associated with a specific requisition.

In coming weeks, further refinements to Selectech will be made available to users, including: New reporting menus for sorting applicants by process step; the option for group-level reporting on open requisitions per location; and better filtering and content management within the position library.

"Our programmers have taken to heart the input of our clients, and designed these Selectech upgrades to improve their experience," says Courtney Hibbard, ERC Director of Client Services.

"As a leading provider of hiring management solutions, we will continue to provide our clients with the most advanced functionality and the best return on investment in the industry," says Peter Clarke, president and COO of ERC Dataplus. "We continue to deliver system improvements to meet their ever-changing and demanding hiring needs."

About ERC Dataplus:
Headquartered in Norwalk, CT, ERC Dataplus is a business solutions company that has focused on the needs of human resources professionals since 1993. Across its integrated software functions, ERC enables HR clients to streamline hiring and improve employee retention. The result is fewer burdens and lower costs stemming from recruiting, assessment, and government compliance. For more information, visit http://www.ercdataplus.com .

About Selectech:
ERC's Selectech Hiring Management System is a comprehensive recruiting and applicant tracking system that can expand an applicant pool, speed the hiring cycle, track applicants, improve compliance and reduce costs. For more information, visit http://www.selectechpowered.com .

For more information, contact:
Kathleen M. Joyce
kjoyce(at)ercdataplus(dot)com
Phone: 203-759-5835
Fax: 203-750-5935

ERC Dataplus, Inc.
50 Washington Street, Norwalk, CT 06854
1-800-341-6636
info(at)SelectechPowered(dot)com

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