a) Full-time: personnel employed on average 30 hours of service per week, or 130 hours for a calendar month.
b) Part-time: personnel employed any time between 1 and 34 hours per week, whom may or may not qualify for benefits.
c) New hires: personnel not previously employed by the employer; or previously employed but voluntarily or involuntarily separated for at least 60 consecutive days.
d) Re-hires: personnel that left a company due to voluntary or involuntary separation and are brought back to work by employer.
e) Voluntary separation: personnel voluntarily submits a written or verbal notice of resignation.
f) Involuntary separation: management decides to terminate its relationship with an employee because of either economic necessity or poor fit; includes lay-offs and expired contracts.
g) Furloughed: when a staff member involuntarily takes unpaid leave of absences.
h) Leave of Absence: personnel voluntarily take an extended period of time away from work while still maintaining their employee status; can be paid or unpaid.
Note: Definitions of personnel are derived from either the Internal Revenue Service or the National Institute for Aging, as applicable.