- What is an impact ratio analysis?
A: Adverse impact refers to a substantially different selection rate for members of a protected group. Protected groups, covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. 2000 (e), include race, color, sex, religion, or national origin group. For an adverse employment situation, the impact ...
- What is a Foreign National
A Foreign National is an individual who is a citizen <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizenship> of any country other than the United States and a Lawfully Permanent Resident is any person not a citizen of the United States who is residing the in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawful ...
- What is an alternative assessment?
A: Nontraditional procedures and techniques used within the framework of instructional programs to evaluate a student’s educational achievement.
- What is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR)?
A: A voluntary procedure used to resolve disputes or conflicts between individuals, groups or labor-management. This procedure utilizes the services of a neutral third party to facilitate discussion and assist the parties in reaching an agreement which is binding.
- What is an alternative worksite?
A: Any location other than the employer’s physical worksite where employees are allowed to perform their jobs.
- What is an analysis of variance?
A: A statistical method used to determine whether a relationship exists among two or more variables by formulating concurrent comparisons of the variables.
- What is analytical thinking
A: The ability to analyze facts, generate a comparison and draw correct inferences or conclusions from available information.
- What is anecdotal?
A: Information that is based on observations or indications of individual actions instead of any organized process.
- What is an anti-nepotism policy?
A: An employer’s policy that restricts the employment of two or more family members at the same time.
- What is Apparent authority?
A: The appearance that an individual has the authority or power to act as an organization’s agent, even though the organization has bestowed no such authority or power to that individual.
- What is an applicant?
A: A person who seeks work at a certain employers' facilities who meets certain prescribed standards, as defined by the employer.
- What is an applicant files?
A: Application forms/resumes and other relevant items maintained by an employer and used during the selection process.
- What applicant flow data?
A: Records of hiring, promotion and other related employment actions used for the purpose of monitoring selection and employment practices.
- What is applicant flow log?
A: A chronological listing that records each applicant who applies for employment or promotion. Data includes applicant's name, race, national origin, gender, referral source, date of application, job title applied for and disposition.
- What is an applicant pool?
A: The sum total of all individuals who have applied for a position either by submitting a resume or application for employment which the employer uses to select candidates for employment.
- What is applicant tracking
A: Any paper or computerized system that tracks the organization’s data such as resumes/applications and internal job posting information.
- what is an achievement test?
A: A standardized testing instrument used to measure how much an individual has learned or what skills he or she has attained as a result of education, training or past experience.
- What is acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)?
A: Caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) which kills or damages cells of the body's immune system by progressively destroying the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. People diagnosed with AIDS may get life-threatening diseases called opportunistic infections, which ...
- What is active learning?
A: The process of learning new knowledge, skills and behaviors through taking specific actions or performing specific tasks.
- What is active listening?
A: A manner of listening that focuses exclusively on what the other person is saying and validates understanding of both the content of the message and the emotions underlying the message to ensure exact understanding.