Employment Glossary Terms Starting With S
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A salary calculator is an online tool you can use to determine how much your job offer is worth and how far your paycheck will go in a specific location based on the cost of living in that area.
An employee who is paid on a salary basis is paid a flat amount rather than an hourly wage.
A salary history is a document that presents an employee’s past earnings.
Salary negotiations involve discussing a job offer with a prospective employee to negotiate a salary and benefits package that meets your needs.
From a job seeker perspective, a salary range is the amount of compensation a candidate would accept for a position.
Salary Requirement Definition
A salary requirement is the amount of compensation a person would require to accept a position.
A sales recruiter specializes in hiring individuals to fill sales positions in a variety of industries.
A screening interview is a type of job interview that is conducted to determine if the applicant has the qualifications needed to do the job for which the company is hiring.
A seasonal job is one that is available for a certain part of the year-for example, a summer job, ski job, or tax season job.
A second round interview is an interview held after a screening interview. Second round interviews typically involve more detailed interview questions about the applicant, their qualifications, and their ability to perform for the company.
A person is considered self employed when they work for themself rather than for an employer.
Self-Employment Assistance Programs
Self-Employment Assistance programs provide unemployed workers unemployment benefits while starting a small business.
A semi-structured interview is a flexible interview in which the interviewer does not follow a formalized list of questions.
Sexual harassment occurs in the workplace when unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and/or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature affects an individual's employment or work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.
Sexual Harassment - Hiring
Sexual harassment can occur in pre-employment hiring when unwelcome sexual advances (requests for sexual favors) are made as a term of employment, implicity or explicity.
Shift work is an employment practice in which employees work during different periods throughout the 24-hour day.
Short Term Disability Insurance
Short term disability insurance coverage is provided by some states and/or by some employers.
Federal law does not provide for paid sick leave, other than the FLMA. State law may vary and companies may have a company policy providing paid time off when you are sick.
A skill set is a particular category of skills necessary to acquire a job.
Social Job Search
Social job search involves using social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter for job searching. Job seekers who incorporate social media into a job search use social networking sites and tools to help find a job.
Social recruiting is when companies and recruiters use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and and other social media sites to source and recruit candidates for employment.
Social Security Disability Insurance
Social Security Disability Insurance enables workers who are employed in covered employment and who have a medical condition that meets Social Security's definition of disability to collect benefits while they are unable to work.
A sports recruiter specializes in hiring athletes for one or a number of sports. Sports recruiters can be employed by colleges, sports teams, or sports agencies.
Startup Casual Attire
Startup casual is a type of dress usually worn by the employees of a small startup company.
A stress interview is designed to determine how a job applicant reacts under pressure.
A stay interview is designed to discover why a current employee continues to work for the company, what motivates them, and why they stay with the organization.
Supporting documentation is the documents that may be be required to be submitted as part of the job application process.
A structured interview format is a standardized method of comparing job candidates. A structured interview format is typically used when an employer wants to assess and compare candidates impartially.
Information on suitable work requirements for unemployment, including what factors are included when determining whether employment is suitable.
There some other employees who can be paid at hourly rates below the minimum wage according to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).