Employees and students are internal individuals within an organization. They have access to PAIRIN Personal, which can be configured by organization. Targets can only be created based off of internal people. Additionally, you can only view growth of internal individuals (this is done by comparing multiple surveys attached to the same account.
Applicants are external individuals to an organization. They do not have access to PAIRIN Personal. The system also requires additional fields of resume, phone number, and zip code when the user is being created.