Recruitment glossary

What is Candidate Assessment?

Candidate assessment refers to the process an employer undertakes to determine whether they are suitable for the role they’ve applied for. This assessment can take many forms including a review of the candidate‘s resume and cover letter, a pre-selection process, a formal interview, various online tools including skills and behavioural assessment and personality tests as well as social profile reviews. The complexity and seniority of a role can determine to what extent these assessments are included in the hiring process.


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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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