How to Choose the Best ATS for Your Small Business

Ryan Mahoney


At many small businesses, hiring involves spreadsheets, emails, AirTable and Notion, and other general-purpose digital tools. While these tools are workable, they don’t scale with the organization, especially in making structured interviewing harder than needed—causing stress for your team and sub-optimal candidate experience.

An applicant tracking system (ATS) is the go-to software to streamline hiring. But finding a suitable ATS is challenging as there are many options at a wide range of price points. This guide provides some general info on the topic, highlighting why we believe FirstWho is the best option for small businesses.