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Human resources

Referring to the function within an organisation that is charged with managing its employees, often as well as its recruitment process.

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behaviorally anchored rating scale (BARS)

Business services; Human resources

An appraisal that requires raters list important dimensions of a particular job and collect information regarding the critical behaviors that distinguish between successful and unsuccessful ...

behavioral based interview

Business services; Human resources

An interview technique which focuses on a candidates past experiences, behaviors, knowledge, skills and abilities by asking the candidate to provide specific examples of when they have demonstrated ...

behavioral competency

Business services; Human resources

The behavior of the employee which is the subject of measurement and appraisal in terms of whether or not the behaviors shown by an employee are those identified by job analysis/competency profiling ...


Business services; Human resources

A technique using quantitative or qualitative data to make comparisons between different organizations or different sections of the organizations.

bereavement leave

Business services; Human resources

Paid days off following the death of an employee’s spouse, parent, child grandparent or in-law so that the employee may attend funeral proceedings, etc.


Business services; Human resources

The process of identifying and differentiating an organization’s products, processes or services from another organization by giving it a name, phrase or other mark.


Business services; Human resources

A pay structure that consolidates a large number of narrower pay grades into fewer broad bands with wider salary ranges.

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