HR Software Definitions

This glossary explains the meaning of key words and phrases that information technology (IT) and business professionals use when discussing human resources and related software products. You can find additional definitions by visiting WhatIs.com or using the search box below.

  • S

    statutory reporting

    Statutory reporting is the mandatory submission of financial and non-financial information to a government agency.

  • succession planning

    Succession planning is the process of developing talent to replace executive, leadership or other key employees when they transition to another role, leave the company, are fired, retire or die.

  • T

    talent acquisition

    Talent acquisition refers to the process employers use for recruiting, tracking and interviewing job candidates, and onboarding and training new employees.

  • talent activation

    Talent activation is a human resources strategy for improving team leadership and workgroup collaboration that involves using surveys and questionnaires to solicit employee feedback on a regular basis.

  • talent management software (TM software)

    Talent management software is technology that human resource management professionals use to manage employees as a competitive advantage.

  • talent network

    A talent network is potentially anything that connects people of similar professional skills.

  • talent pipeline

    A talent pipeline is a pool of candidates who are ready to fill a position.

  • Taleo

    Taleo is a cloud-based talent management software vendor that was acquired by Oracle in February 2012.

  • time and attendance software

    Time and attendance software is a type of business application designed to track and optimize the hours that employees spend on the job and keep records of wages and salaries paid.

  • travel and expense software (T & E software)

    Travel and expense (T&E) software is programming that allows an organization to track and approve reimbursement for the cost of a business trip.

  • V

    video interview

    A video interview is a job interview that takes place remotely and uses video technology as the communication medium.

  • Visier

    Cloud-based vendor Visier sells software for workforce analytics and workforce planning. Visier promotes its software's predictive analytics capabilities, data mining and visualization tools, and the software's ability to help match the number of workers with expected revenues.

  • voluntary benefits

    Voluntary benefits are optional, employee-paid benefits. Commonly referred to as "supplemental benefits," they have expanded with the rise of high-deductible health insurance plans and the availability of new kinds of benefits.

  • W

    WePow

    WePow is a video interviewing and recruitment software vendor.

  • Workboard

    Workboard is an application for improving a company's strategic planning, boosting teamwork and collaboration, and tracking the goals and performance of employees.

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