Recruitment glossary

What is the Glass Ceiling?

The Glass Ceiling is an intangible barrier within a hierarchy that prevents women or minorities from obtaining upper-level positions. It is an invisible but real barrier through which the next stage or level of advancement can be seen, but cannot be reached by a section of qualified and deserving employees due to implicit prejudice.


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 …

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 …

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 …

Application management
What is the War for Talent?

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

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 Turnover?

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

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