HR Terminology 101: A Quick Glossary of Commonly Confused HR Terms
JANUARY 17, 2018
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. HR Specialist: HR pro who chooses to be a practiced SME in a specific area of study (workforce planning, benefits administration, employment law, etc.).