HR software Definitions

  • A

    applicant tracking system (ATS)

    An applicant tracking system (ATS) manages the recruiting and hiring process, including job postings and job applications. It organizes and makes searchable information about job seekers.

  • C

    core HR (core human resources)

    Core HR (core human resources) is an umbrella term that means the basic functions of an HR department; the basic data captured about employees; and the software used to manage basic HR processes.

  • D

    digital HR

    Digital HR is the digital transformation of HR services and processes through the use of social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies.

  • Dovetail Software

    Dovetail Software is a software vendor based in Austin, Texas, that specializes in providing web-based HR and help desk software to businesses in the United States and internationally.

  • E

    e-recruitment (e-recruiting)

    E-recruitment is an umbrella term for any electronic-based recruiting and recruitment management activity.

  • employee experience

    Employee experience is the depth and breadth of how a worker perceives his job and the company for which he works, across the entire employee life cycle.

  • employee life cycle

    Employee life cycle -- sometimes spelled as employee lifecycle -- is an HR model that identifies the different stages a worker advances through in an organization and the role HR plays in optimizing that progress.

  • employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS)

    The employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS) is a metric used by employers to assess employee loyalty.

  • employee resource groups (ERGs)

    Employee resource groups are workplace clubs or more formally realized affinity group organized around a shared interest or identity.

  • employee self-service (ESS)

    Employee self-service (ESS) is a widely used human resources technology that enables employees to perform many job-related functions, such as applying for reimbursement, updating personal information and accessing company benefits information -- which was once largely paper-based, or otherwise would have been maintained by management or administrative staff.

  • H

    Hawthorne effect

    The Hawthorne effect is the modification of behavior by study participants in response to their knowledge that they are being observed or singled out for special treatment.

  • HR help desk

    HR help desk refers to a central source of information employees can consult about human resource questions.

  • HR technology (human resources tech)

    HR technology (human resources technology) is an umbrella term for software and associated hardware automating the human resources function in organizations.

  • HRIS (human resource information system)

    A human resource information system (HRIS) is software that provides a centralized repository of employee master data that the human resource management (HRM) group needs for completing core human resource (HR) processes.

  • human capital management (HCM)

    Human capital management (HCM) is the comprehensive set of practices for recruiting, managing, developing and optimizing the human resources of an organization.

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