Ace your first week as a recruiter with the top must-know recruitment terminology.
As a new recruiter, proving you know how to place the right candidates in the right roles determines whether you succeed or fail. But before you get started, you need to know basic recruitment terminology, concepts, and processes.
As with every industry, recruiting has its own set of acronyms and buzzwords. To avoid feeling like your team is speaking a foreign language—and scrambling to Google strange words on your lunch break—this recruitment glossary serves as your right-hand translator.
From common knowledge like “counteroffer” to abstract terms like “purple squirrel,” this guide has all the information you need to kickstart your recruiting career—all in one place.
Download ZoomInfo’s recruitment glossary to learn 16 key terms that will teach you:
- The importance of firmographic information
- How to calculate a response rate
- What a “purple squirrel” is
- And much, much more!