HR Terminology 101: A Quick Glossary of Commonly Confused HR Terms
JANUARY 17, 2018
Applicant: Someone who has applied. Candidate: Someone who has applied and qualifies for the job. Passive Candidate : Someone who has a job they like and an employer they are content to work for. Active Candidate: Someone who either doesn’t have a job or has a job they are trying to leave. Not the same as a Performance Management System. Sourcing Engine : All the components, tools and resources used to source talent. Recruiting.