graduate-jobs.com - Glossary

CV - graduate-jobs.com collects graduate CV's that can be searched by recruiters. To find out more about creating a CV please visit our CV creation page. If you are recruiter trying to find out more about searching for CVs please visit our CV searching page.

Download - In communications, to transfer a copy of a file from a remote computer to the requesting computer by means of a modem or network.

Graduate - An individual in the final year of higher education majority originating from University or Colleges or recently left higher education i.e. within the last three years.

HTML email e-shot - The process of using the graduate-jobs.com graduate database to email specific graduate profiles (based on geographic location and or degree course subject) to promote graduate related products and services. To find out more click here.

Keyword - A characteristic word, phrase, or code that is stored in a field and is used to conduct sorting or searching operations on records.

Mini banner - A section of a web page containing an advertisement that is usually an inch or less tall and spans the width of a web page. The banner contains links to the advertiser's website.

Minisite - Minisites are one page on-line company brochures, which appear within the graduate-jobs.com domain. Minisites include description text, graphics and links to another company's website and describe everything a graduate would need to know about a company other than the vacancies themselves. To find out more about minisites click here.

Online transaction - E-commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services on the Internet, especially the World Wide Web. In practice, this term and a new term, "e-business," are often used interchangeably. For online retail selling, the term e-tailing is sometimes used.

Post - The transfer or copy of a file from a local computer to a remote computer.

Recruiter - Both direct employers and recruitment consultants with a portfolio of job vacancies which are being advertised using graduate-jobs.com .

Recruiter profile - The recruiter profile allows graduates to search our database of registered recruiters. Graduates can perform a personalised search for recruiters based on industry sector and location.

Search - A programme that searches for keywords in documents or in a database.