Process by which a company assesses qualified individuals to fill openings in the company.
Standard test to determine whether a potential employee is fit for duty.
Standard test to ensure that a potential is not taking illegal drugs or abusing prescribed drugs.
Papers that must be signed by a new employee before employment begins. Can include employee contracts, medical forms, insurance forms, tax deduction forms, etc.
Process to walk-through and acquaint new employees with policies, procedures, peers, subordinates, and other office staff.
Meeting with a representative of the Employee Relations/Human Relations department for contract/form signing, orientation, discussion of general issues regarding employment.
Process by which a company notifies an employee that their job has eliminated or combined with existing functions due to the company facing adverse financial circumstances. A lay-off can be temporary or permanent.
Process whereby a company reduces its staff and/or operations through various actions such as early retirement, compensation packages, lay-offs, attrition, and firing. Can be short-term or long-term.
Process by which an employee is dismissed for various reasons, such as below-standard work quality, not following the company rules and regulations, theft, etc.
Process by which an employee terminates employment voluntarily.
Putting in notice
Action by which an employee voluntarily notifies the appropriate company representative that he/she is leaving/quitting.