A software application that enables the electronic handling of recruitment needs, often including screening, ranking, and tracking of job applicants.

Workers who are on temporary contracts or freelance rather than being permanent employees.

A type of employment where companies hire candidates as their employees directly, without going through a staffing agency.

The process of integrating a new employee into a company and its culture, as well as getting them the tools and information needed to become a productive member of the team.

A unit that indicates the workload of an employed person in a way that makes workloads comparable across various contexts.

A professional recruiter who seeks out, interviews, and screens applicants for job placement, often for specialized and senior job roles.

An individual who provides services to another entity under terms specified in a contract or agreement, often without being considered an employee.

A written statement detailing the elements of a specific job, including the roles, responsibilities, skills required, and reporting hierarchy.

Outsourcing of core, information-related business activities, involving domain-related processes or knowledge expertise.

Recruiting an expert who has already gained experience working in the same role elsewhere.

A company that takes on primary responsibility for managing an organization’s contingent workforce program.

A hiring strategy where workers are sourced and kept on standby until they are needed.

An individual who is not actively seeking a new job opportunity but may be open to one if approached.

A form of business process outsourcing where an employer outsources or transfers all or part of its recruitment activities to an external service provider.

An outsourcing strategy which is used to staff a project and respond to the business objectives.

The process of finding and acquiring skilled human labor for organizational needs.

A pool of candidates who are qualified to assume open positions that have been newly created or vacated.

A type of employment where an individual starts off with a temporary contract with the possibility of becoming permanent based on performance and company needs.

An internet-enabled, often web-based application that acts as a mechanism for business to manage and procure staffing services.

The process an organization uses to analyze its workforce and determine steps required to prepare for future staffing needs.