Unit 5: Glossary (2016)

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Universidad Universidad de Barcelona (UB)
Grado Administración y Dirección de Empresas - 2º curso
Asignatura Human Resources
Año del apunte 2016
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Fecha de subida 24/03/2016
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Glossary unit 5 merce mach ADE en inglés A6-B6

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 Availability analysis. The measurement of how many minorities and women are available to work in the relevant labor market of an organization.
 Consent decree. A legally enforced court ruling that specifies the affirmative action steps an organization must take to remedy the effects of past discrimination.
 Contingent workers. People hired with no implicit or explicit contract for long-term employment, including “free agents,” independent contractors, and temporary workers.
 Employee referrals. The process by which current employees inform their acquaintances about openings and encourage them to apply.
 Employee value proposition. A statement that summarizes what a potential employee will get (money and otherwise) in exchange for bringing his or her skills and effort to an organization  External labor market. The set of potential applicants who don’t currently work for a given organization.
 Internal labor market. An organization’s current employees, which can be one source of applicants for open positions.
 Job fair. An event in which several employers work together to provide information about employment opportunities at their companies.
 Job postings. A list of current job openings available to all employees in an organization.
 Realistic job preview. An organization’s careful description of both the positive and negative aspects of a job and the organization.
 Recruitment. Searching for and obtaining qualified applicants to consider when filling job openings.
 Retention. All of an employer’s activities designed to encourage qualified and productive employees to continue working for the organization.
 Talent inventory. A database that contains information about the pool of current employees.
 Utilization analysis. A study that determines the number of minorities and women employed (utilized) in each type of job in an organization.