Glossary of HR terms and definitions Defined in plain, easy-to-understand language. # 360 Degree Feedback 360° Survey a Ability Test Absconding Absence Management Absenteeism Absenteeism Policy Action Item Active Listening Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) Administrative Services Only (ASO) Advanced Earned Income Credit Affirmative Action Plan Ageism Agile Organization Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Annual Income Annualized Salary Applicant Tracking System Attendance Allowance Attendance Policy Attrition Autonomous Worker b Back of House (BOH) Background Check Balanced Scorecard Base Salary Behavioral Competencies Behavioral Skills Bereavement Leave Bi-Monthly Pay Bi-Weekly Pay Biometric Time Clock Bona Fide Occupational Qualification Bonus Boomerang Employee Breach of Contract of Employment Letter Break Broadbanding Business Plan Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) c Career Development Discussion Career Fair Career Path Career Plan Change Management Clopening Shifts Compensation Compensatory Leave Competency Competency-Based Pay Conditions of Employment Confidentiality Agreement Contingent Worker Corporate Culture Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Cost-Per-Hire CRM Cross-Functional Team Customer Retention d Daily Schedule Deferred Compensation Delayering Digital Time Clock Direct Report Disability Leave Disciplinary Action Dismissal Disparate Impact Disregarded Entity Diversity and Inclusion e E-Recruitment E-Reputation Emotional Intelligence Employee Appreciation Employee Background Check Employee Database Employee Empowerment Employee Engagement Employee Lifecycle Employee Management Employee Net Promoter Score Employee Record Employee Referral Program Employee Relations Employee Retention Employee Retention Management Employee Retention Rate Employee Satisfaction Survey Employee Time Clock App Employee Training Plan Employee Turnover Employee Value Proposition Employee Write-Up Employees Incentives Employer Branding Employment Status Evidence of Insurability Executive Compensation Exempt Employee Exit Interview Expense Account f Field Service Management Software Fiscal Year Floating Holiday Formal Communication Franchise Fringe Benefits Front of House (FOH) Front Pay Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) g Garnishment Gender Parity Generation X Generation Y (Millennials) Generation Z Great Resignation Gross and Net Pay Gross Misconduct Gross Wages Group Insurance h Hawthorne Effect Hiring Process Hourly Rate HR Business Partner HR Metrics HR Software Human Capital Management Human Resources Audit i Imputed Income Incentive Pay Indirect Compensation Informal Communication Injunctive Relief Internal Mobility Internship Intrapreneurship j Job Ad Job Classification Job Interview k Key Skills l Labor Cost Law 25 Leadership Leadership Culture m Maternity Leave Mentoring Mobile Time Clock Multigenerational Workforce n Nepotism Net Salary Night Shift No Call No Show Non-Exempt Employee Non-Technical Skills o Offboarding Onboarding Onboarding Process Onboarding Software One-on-One Meeting Overtime p Paid Holidays Parental Leave Passive Candidate Paternity Leave Pay Period Pay Policy Payroll Deduction Pension Plan Per Diem Per Diem Rate Performance Evaluation Performance Management Performance Review Pre-Employment Test Presenteeism Procrastination Productivity Ratio Professional Development PTO Public Holiday Punch Clock q Quiet Quitting r Recruitment Marketing Recruitment Process Rejection Letter Resignation Retro Pay Rewards and Recognition Right to Disconnect Rightsizing s Salaried Employee Salary VS Hourly Schedule Maker Scheduling Software Seasonal Employment Sense of Belonging Sensitivity Training Severance Pay Shift Bidding Sick Leave Pay Skill-Based Pay Skills Assessment Skills Gap Social Audit Social Media Background Check Staff Scheduling Staffing Plan Stay Interview Strategic Human Resource Management Structured Interview Substitute Caregiver Succession Planning t Talent Pool Talent Retention Tangible Rewards Team Bonding Activities Team Building Technical Skills Telework Termination Letter Termination of Contract Letter Time and Attendance Time Clock Software Time Off Time Theft Timesheet Timesheet Software Training and Development v Voluntary Time Off (VTO) w Wages War for Talent Weekly Rest Weekly Schedule Work Ethic Work Schedule Work Schedule Maker Work Shift Workforce Management Workplace Diversity y Yield Ratio Start scheduling in minutes. Try it free Up to 21 days of free trial. Easy setup. Cancel anytime.