Business, Management, Human Resources Dictionary: B
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Baby Boomers is the name given to the generation of Americans who were born in a "baby boom" following World War II. Baby Boomers were born between 1944 and 1964.
Background Checking or Background Investigation
Definitions of background checking or background investigation for the human resources glossary of human resources related terms.
Base salary is a fixed amount of money paid to an employee by an employer in return for work performed. Base salary does not include benefits, bonuses or any other potential compensation from an employer. Base salary is paid, most frequently, in a bi-weekly paycheck to an exempt or professional employee. In most years, an employeeâ€™s base...
A behavioral interview asks the job candidate to supply examples of the behaviors that he or she has used to tackle challenges in past employment. Find out more about behavioral interviews.
Benefits are a form of compensation paid by employers to employees. Learn more about what constitutes employee friendly benefits.
Benefits - Comprehensive List of Options
Employers provide a package of additions to the base salary to employees. These benefits can include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, a severance package, tuition assistance, and more. On average, organizations spend 41 cents for benefits for every dollar of payroll. That’s 29 percent of the total employee compensation package.
Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package for Employees
Want to attract and retain the best employees? To support your recruitment efforts, offer this comprehensive employee benefits package.
Definition of bereavement policy for the human resources glossary of human resources related terms.
A bonus is compensation over and above the amount of pay specified as a base salary or hourly rate of pay. The base amount of compensation is specified in the employee offer letter, in the employee personnel file, or in a contract. A bonus can be distributed randomly as the company can afford to pay a bonus, or the amount of the bonus can be...
Breaks and Lunch Requirements
Do you know what the rules are regarding employee breaks and lunch? No specific rules set times or frequency, but there are other requirements that employers need to know.
Do you know what broadbanding is? It allows employers greater latitude in paying employees and postponing employees reaching the top of their pay range. Find out more.
Brown Bag Lunch
Need to understand the use and implementation of a brown bag lunch? What exactly are they? Find out more about brown bag lunches in this definition.
A buddy is an employee who is assigned to participate in a formal or informal relationship that is established between an experienced, knowledgeable employee and an inexperienced or new employee. The purpose of mentoring from the buddy is to help the new employee quickly absorb the organizationâs cultural and social norms. The buddy assists an...
Bullying is intentionally causing pain to or harming another employee. Bullying takes many forms: verbal abuse from swearing to belittling, physical abuse from standing close in a threatening manner to punching, mental abuse from undermining a coworker’s work to keeping track of and reporting mistakes. Bullying is sometimes obvious, but more...
Buyouts are a common method for reducing the number and cost of employees. In a buyout, the employer offers some employees or all employees the opportunity to receive a large severance package in return for leaving their employment.
Business casual refers to a range of clothing items that can be worn as casual business attire for work. Business casual is lemal than the traditional workplace. Learn more.
Business attire is recommended for your workplace, but what constitutes business attire has changed, depending on your workplace. Find out more.