Recruitment glossary

What is Collaborative Hiring?

Collaborative hiring refers to the efforts by members of a team, in conjunction with a hiring manager, to fill a vacancy. Popularised in Silicon Valley, it offers an alternative approach to the traditional hiring process, whereby a team has input into who is hired. This input can extend to the entire hiring process, from sourcing candidates to interviewing them and providing feedback. Research suggests that this approach can be highly effective for a number of reasons, from ensuring buy-in of the existing team, to removing elements of bias and increasing retention.


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 …

Application management
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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