Recruitment glossary

What is Employer Branding?

Employer brand refers to the ability of an organisation to attract and retain potential and existing employees. It demonstrates their employee value propositions and reputation as an employer of choice. Companies usually demonstrate their appeal to their target group through a variety of means, from advertising on their website and using external channels, to employee advocacy via social media. These measures can be tracked to determine their effectiveness with employer branding strategies and modified depending on their effectiveness in attracting the right type of job candidate. In a candidate poor market, it becomes imperative for companies to stand out amongst the competition. Website such as Glassdoor can now show the popularity of an organisation with employees able to provide a rating and commentary on what it’s like to work there. Potential candidates are now able to get direct evidence on what it’s like to work at a company without needing to rely solely on what is conveyed at interviews.

Application management
What is Turnover?

Turnover refers to the percentage of workers who leave an organisation and are replaced by new employees. Measuring employee turnover …

Candidate sourcing
What are Transferable Skills?

Transferable Skills refer to the abilities or expertise that may be used in a variety of roles or occupations, such …

Application management
What is the War for Talent?

The War for Talent refers to an increasingly competitive landscape for recruiting and retaining talented employees.

Application management
What is a Video interview?

A Video Interview is a job interview that takes place remotely and uses video technology as the communication medium. There …

Candidate sourcing
What is Twitter Recruiting?

Twitter Recruiting is a talent acquisition practice that utilizes the social media channel, Twitter, to attract candidates, network with talent …

Candidate sourcing
What is Team Building?

Team building is a process that enhances social relations and defines roles within teams, often involving collaborative tasks. After completing …

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