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

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One of the main things we do here at Red Branch Media is break down HR terms for those new to the industry or for jobseekers who want an inside look at just what happens behind the scenes when they submit their resume. 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.