An ATS is used to automate recruiting operations and provide a unified repository for all candidate data like resumes and applications.
It is a tool which distributes job postings to multiple job sites and relevant recruitment channels such as Naukri, Shine, Monster, Times and ever growing social media.
It is a process that begins with identifying the most qualified candidates from the resume pool, conducts pre-screening of these candidates for the right qualifications, experience, location, etc. before presenting the applications for shortlisting.
It is an automated tool that helps you organize interviews in one place. It also gives you consent and confirmation from the candidate on his/her availablility.