Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ)

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ): A very narrowly interpreted exception to EEO laws that allows employers to base employment decisions for a particular job on such factors as sex, religion or national origin, if they are able to demonstrate that such factors are an essential qualification for performing a particular job.

Other Words for Qualification

Qualification Verb Synonyms: limitation, restriction, modification, reservation, caveat, condition, stipulation, proviso, prerequisite, requirement

Minimum Qualifications

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Minimum Qualifications: The attributes of a job description which establishes a baseline for meeting the qualifications for a particular position. MORE

Institue of High Fidelity (IHF)

Technology / Home Audio / Institue of High Fidelity (IHF): The premier institution for high fidelity whose standards have come to be universally recognized in application to the operation and design of sound re-enforcement and reproduction equipment. MORE

O*Net (Occupational Information Network)

Business / Human Resources (HR) / O*Net (Occupational Information Network): Administered and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration, the Occupational Information Network--O*NE--is a database that replaced the Dictionary of Occupatio MORE

Occupational Groups

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Occupational Groups: Used to classify specific occupations into a specific category, such as professionals, technical/hi-tech, administrative/clerical, sales, service, retail, etc. MORE

Occupational Illness-Disease

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Occupational Illness-Disease: Defined by OSHA as 'any abnormal condition or disorder, other than one resulting from an occupational injury, caused by exposure to factors associated with employment.' MORE

Highly Confident Letter

Business / Finance / Highly Confident Letter: Japanese term for a takeover. MORE