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HR Definition

HR Definition

On this page, you’ll find our comprehensive HR dictionary. This HR dictionary includes a wide range of HR terms used by most companies in the United States today. Browse through to learn more about HR terms and find out something new. Or, if you’re searching for a particular HR term, scroll down until you find it and click on the term for a full definition.

Popular Terms

Pay period

A pay period is a set schedule on which employees are paid a... See more

What Is an Applicant Tracking System?

An applicant tracking system (ATS) simplifies an employer's ... See more

Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)

A health reimbursement arrangement (HRA), also known as a he... See more

Cloud HR Software

With many HR administrators and small businesses moving thei... See more

Open Enrollment

An open enrollment period is a specific time of year when em... See more

Salaried non-exempt

For the most part, a salaried employee has exempt status whe... See more

Recent Terms


You may see the acronym “SaaS” from time to time, especi... See more

Workforce Management Clock

Workforce management clocks allow your employees to clock in... See more

Contingent Workforce Management

The contingent workforce management definition is the practi... See more

Attendance Management System

An attendance management system refers to an organization's ... See more

Employee Assistance Program

Is the modern workplace more stressful than ever before? If ... See more

Employee Self-Service (ESS)

Empowering your employees has been a hot topic in human reso... See more

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