HR Terminology 101: A Quick Glossary of Commonly Confused HR Terms

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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. Extra Credit : Poaching – To actively seek out and attempt to attract a competitor’s skilled employee to your own organization. Not the same as a Performance Management System. Talent Management.