Business / Human Resources (HR) / Employee Engagement: The means of creating a work environment that empowers employees to make decisions that affect their jobs. Also referred to as employee involvement. Further defined by the Corporate Leadership Council in the in their 2004 study, "Driving Performance and Retention Through Employee Engagement" as "the extent to which employees commit to something or someone in their organization, how hard they work, and how long they stay as a result of that commitment."
Engagement Adjective Synonyms: appointment, meeting, date, rendezvous, arrangement, commitment
Engagement Noun Synonyms: betrothal
Business / Taxes / Highly Compensated Employees: Highly compensated employees are people whose on-the-job earnings are higher than the level the government has established to differentiate this category of worker. In 2007, that amount is $100,000. I MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Internal Temporary Pool Employee: A pool of former employees who are called upon and hired to fill temporary staffing needs on an as-needed basis. MORE