Recruitment glossary

What is an Employment Contract?

A contract of employment is an agreement specifying terms and conditions under which a person consents to perform certain duties as directed by the employer in return for an agreed upon wage or salary. A contract of employment can be oral or written, express or implied. According to the contract, the employee is under the obligation to carry out their assigned duties to the best of their ability. In turn, the employer is obliged to protect the employee from harm or injury.


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What is Turnover?

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

Application management
What is an Unstructured Interview?

An Unstructured Interview is an interview conducted without a specific set of predetermined questions. Unstructured interviews are meant to flow …

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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 …

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What is the War for Talent?

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

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What is Time in Lieu?

Time in Lieu allows an employee to work overtime and then instead of being paid additional remuneration for working such …

Application management
What is Time to Fill?

Time to Fill is a metric used to measure the number of days it takes from a job requisition being …

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