preemployment

or pre-em·ploy·ment

[ pree-em-ploi-muhnt ]
/ ˌpri ɛmˈplɔɪ mənt /

adjective

being required or accomplished before an employee begins a new job: a preemployment medical exam.

noun

the period of testing, processing, etc., before the start of employment.

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Origin of preemployment

First recorded in 1940–45; pre- + employment
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