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recruitment

noun
 
 
/rɪˈkruːtmənt/ 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. A survey in January highlighted the recruitment of people with leadership skills as one of HR directors' biggest worries. The industry needs to take a long, hard look at its approach to recruitment and retention. recruitment and training a recruitment process/policy/procedure a recruitment company/firm/group a recruitment campaign/drive
make recruitments to get someone to join a company or organization : We sometimes engage workers on a temporary basis until regular or permanent recruitments can be made.
→  See also e-recruitment
Translations of “recruitment”
in Korean 채용, 모집…
in Arabic تَوظيف…
in Portuguese recrutamento…
in Catalan reclutament, contractació…
in Japanese 募集, 勧誘…
in Italian arruolamento, assunzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 招聘,吸收…
in Chinese (Simplified) 招聘,吸收…
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