A large number of companies use recruiting software to manage huge numbers of applicants at a time. Resume parsing is one of the key components of an applicant tracking system that helps to speed up the hiring process. Even though to many applicants it may seem that their resumes have been curtailed but resume parser extract unstructured information and put it into a structured format according to a company’s hiring needs.
What is a Resume Parser and How it works?
Resume parsing also known as CV parsing or resume extraction is very useful to extract data by processing bulk resumes. Usually, it selects the candidate details, for example, contact details, skills, experience, education history, and work history and sorts out the data in the related fields. In recruiting software, resume parser is the program which is integrated to extract information from various formats of resumes including .doc, .docx, .txt, .rtf and .pdf and manages into the similar format of XML or JSON that is readable by a machine.
Resume parsing proceeds electronically within a computer system. The software deciphers the computer coded resumes, whether they are submitted through Microsoft Word, PDF (Portable Document File) or an online application system on the website. The resume parser then manages the data in appropriate ways in accordance with the priorities set by the employers.
An applicant tracking system could manage the data based on high-level expertise versus the criteria, like how much expertise an applicant has or the relativity of the previous jobs. The hiring managers and recruiters can modify the criteria of candidate data any way they want to, and the tracking system put the candidates in order. Resume parsing assists to speed up all of this process.
RecruitBPM Resume Parsing
RecruitBPM’s resume parsing functionality is one of the most efficient and valuable features of our applicant tracking system. Irrespective of what kind of companies use our recruiting software or whom they are looking to hire, our resume parser is something that they use in the routine. It is incredibly simple to use with the following additional features to facilitate the hiring process:
- Parse Resume: With Parse Resume feature the hiring managers or recruiters can easily import the candidates’ resumes as attachments or they can simply copy the candidates’ data and paste it into the provided text box, eventually, the resume parser will automatically develop candidates’ database for them.
- Outlook Add-in: RecruitBPM offers its Add-in for Outlook accounts, therefore, if you have an Outlook account you can simply go to the settings and add the RecruitBPM Add-in into your email account. Once you have added it, you will be able to parse any candidate details from your email into your company’s database and you won’t have to open RecruitBPM’s application separately while staying into Outlook account.
- Candidate Inbox: This feature let the hiring managers or recruiters parse the resumes from the online application systems or job boards into their company’s database. All they need is their company’s account on our applicant tracking system. They can send the candidate resumes from the job boards by clicking on “forward as email” to their company’s account and candidate information will be automatically added to their database.