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exit interview

1. a meeting between a student and a school counselor before the student leaves to begin high school, college, technical school, a vocational program, or a job. Future plans (e.g., future course of study) and the student’s degree of preparation are discussed.

2. an employee’s final meeting with a supervisor or personnel staff primarily to discuss the reasons for the employee’s resignation or termination of employment. Information from such interviews can be used to reduce turnover of and improve job satisfaction for remaining staff.

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February 24th 2024

psychobiography

psychobiography

n. a form of biographical literature that offers a psychological profile or analysis of an individual’s personality in addition to the usual account of his or her life and experiences. —psychobiographical adj.