Administrative Fee

An administrative fee is a charge from a professional employer organization (PEO) to the client or subscriber to cover selling, general, and adminstrative costs in addition to costs of leased empoyee salary, taxes, and provided benefits; it is also referred to as an “administrative charge.”

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Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is a software application that electronically handles ecruitment needs. An ATS can be implemented and accessed online by businesses of all sizes, from small startups to enterprises. You can adjust the ATS to cater to the needs of the company.

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At-Will Employment

Atwill employment, which is practiced in most states, is a contractual relationship in which an employee can be dismissed by an employer for any reason; an employer may dismiss an employee without any substantial reasons or warning.

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Business

Is a person’s trade or profession; it is also defined as making a living by engaging in commerce.

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Candidate

A candidate is someone who applies for a job, or someone who is nominated for a position. A candidate is also referred to as someone who is suitable for a particular role or position.

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Career

A career is a person’s occupation that they have held for an extended period of time, and their occupation has room for advancement.

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Co-Workers

A co-worker is someone who is engaged in working; this is also a person one works with, usually in the same company or organization.

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Commercial Staffing

Commercial staffing is a commonly used term to describe traditional help services, such as office and industrial services, from businesses that provide skilled workers in IT, technical, legal, accounting, and other skilled professions.

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Commitment

Commitment is a pledge or an obligation. Commitment is the act of committing or promising to act or not act.

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Consultation

Consultation is the act of conferring or communicating ideas and solutions. People and businesses typically consult customers about different products or services before a customer commits.

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Contingency Placement

The contingency placement is when the client only pays the recruiter fee after successful placement or referral of an applicant to the employer.

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Contingent Worker

A contingent worker is worker that staffing agency provides but does not get paid their service fee until the worker is successfully placed.

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Contract Worker

A contract worker is a worker who can have a contract stating they are an employee, but it does not indicate the contract worker’s status. Most businesses pay for employee benefits such as insurance and pensions, but contractors often do not receive the same benefits.

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Contracting

Contracting is when two or more parties form an agreement to do, or not do, a job or something specific. Contracting means that there is also an established written or verbal contract/agreement, which may be enforceable by law.

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Cost per Hire (CPH)

Cost per Hire (CPH) is a metric that measures the costs associated with the sourcing, recruiting, and staffing activities by an employer to fill a position in the business or organization. CPH is a ratio of the total dollars, external and internal costs, expended to the total number of hires in a specified period of time.

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Direct Employment

Direct employment involves employees who physically manufacture or produce goods, or are directly involved with the business or industry.

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Direct Hire

A direct hire position is a position where a company utilizes the staffing agency to find a candidate or talent, then hires them directly. Someone offered a direct hire position is not an employee of the staffing company, they were simply discovered by the staffing agency. The direct hire goes directly on the client company payroll.

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Employment

Employment is when you have paid work or is the action of giving work to someone.

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Enlistment

Enlistment is when a person provides help or support to someone or something.

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Enrollment

Similar to enlistment, enrollment is when you sign up, or are signed-up, to perform a task that assists someone.

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Evaluation

An evaluation is the making of a judgment about an employee or an amount; it is assessing something and placing a value on it.

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Faculty

A staff within a department, building, or company; faculty members are often associated with university and school staff.

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Flexible Staffing

Flexible staffing is an agreement between parties where the employee or employees work on a contract basis, are leased, or are from a temporary agency.

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Form I9

The I-9 is a form that is used to verify identity and employment authorization for employees who accepted employment in the United States.

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Gross Margin

Gross margin is a business/accounting term that refers to a company’s total sales minus the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by sales revenue, and the final number is expressed as a percentage.

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Headhunter

A headhunter is someone who searches and prospects candidates that could fill a position within a business.

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Human Resources (HR)

Human resources (HR) typically refers to a department of a business or organization that manages the hiring process, general administration, and training.

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Infrastructure

The structure, both physical and organizational, of a business or enterprise that is essential for operations.

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Internal Recruiters

Internal Recruiters are people who manage hiring tasks, such as finding candidates, to bring in talent for their own company.

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Interview

An interview is when two or more people meet for a consultation or to assess one another by asking, and responding to, questions.

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Job

A job is a paid position or a task.

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Job Board

A job board is a platform where job seekers may view and apply for job positions, whereas the employers may use the platform to advertise their openings.

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Joint Employment

A joint employment is when two or more businesses share control and supervision of an employee’s activity.

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Just-In-Time Staffing (JITS)

JITS is when a service provides staffing service for on-site blue collar work. Workers may be freelancers or operate under a staffing agency. The work done through JITS is typically short-term/hourly work.

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Labor

Labor is an activity that provides good or services; it’s typically described as hard physical work.

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Lead Recruiter

A Lead Recruiter is someone who brokers employees and employers. They typically negotiate a candidate’s salary, reviews a candidate’s experience, and places them in a position that fits.

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Leave of Absence

A Leave of Absence is when someone has permission to take an extended vacation or must perform their duty in the armed forces.

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Long-Term Staffing

Long-term staffing is when someone works in a position for longer than six weeks. The position may be extended to a year or longer.

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Managed Services

Managed services is the practice of outsourcing management responsibilities and functions to improve operations and cut expenses.

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Managed Staffing

Managed staffing is the practice of outsourcing staff members and laborers to improve operations and cut expenses.

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Managers

Managers are people with a duty to oversee the actions of others under them and take responsibility for projects. They are not bosses, but they ensure productivity to meet company goals.

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