The Appcast Guide to Recruitment and Programmatic Terminology will help you understand and speak the language specific to recruitment and recruitment marketing. In addition to definitions, it includes synonyms and acronyms,
The Guide has been organized by category, rather than alphabetically, and grouped by subcategory, to provide context for the terms and related definitions.
What does it include? Everything from general HR and recruiting terms to more specific concepts.
Take a look at these terms related to Finding Candidates from the Recruiting Industry section.
TermDefinitionSynonymSourcingProactively searching for candidates for a job opening Boolean SearchStructured search process that combines keywords with operators, such as AND, NOT, and OR, to hone resultsSourcesPlaces to find potential candidates for jobsResume DatabaseSearchable database of job seeker resumesEmployee ReferralWhen an employee refers someone they know for a job at the companyEmployee Referral ProgramCompany program that encourages employees to refer people for jobs through incentives or monetary rewardsReferral BonusFinancial reward paid to an employee for referring a person the company hiredBoomerang HiringRehiring a former employeeTargeted RecruitmentProcess of narrowing recruitment advertising efforts to focus on a specific audienceCareer FairEvent at which recruiters and employers meet with potential employeesJob FairVirtual Career FairCareer fair that is held onlineDiversity RecruitingActively seeking candidates