recruitment


recruitment
recruitment re‧cruit‧ment [rɪˈkruːtmənt] noun HUMAN RESOURCES
1. [uncountable] the process or the business of recruiting new people:

• Recruitment is difficult at the moment.

• the recruitment of new sales people

ˌgraduate reˈcruitment [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES
when large companies offer jobs each year to a certain number of university graduate S:

• The accountancy firm has cut its annual graduate recruitment over the last two years.

2. [countable] an occasion when someone is recruited:

• They are engaged on a temporary basis until permanent recruitments can be made.

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recruitment UK US /rɪˈkruːtmənt/ noun HR
[U] (also recruiting) the process of employing new people to work for a company or organization: »

In the private business sector, there has been a tight limit on wage rises and a near-freeze on recruitment.

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A survey in January highlighted the recruitment of people with leadership skills as one of HR directors' biggest worries.

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The industry needs to take a long, hard look at its approach to recruitment and retention.

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recruitment and training

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a recruitment process/policy/procedure

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a recruitment company/firm/group

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a recruitment campaign/drive

make recruitments — Cf. make recruitments
See also E-RECRUITMENT(Cf. ↑e-recruitment)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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