Glossary

(Additional information about these and other HR-related terms can be found throughout the text.)

360-Degree Evaluation: Performance management method whereby performance input is received from multiple sources in addition to the manager.

Acceleration Pool: Provides a constant supply of high-potential candidates for nonspecific jobs.

Achievement Test: Measures current skills, knowledge, and accomplishments.

Action Words: Describe a specific function in a job description.

Affirmative Action: In accordance with Executive Order 11246, covered federal contractors and subcontractors must develop and implement a written affirmative action program to recruit and advance qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. ...

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