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English definition of “staffing”


noun [U]
/ˈstɑːfɪŋ/ US   /ˈstæfɪŋ/ HR, WORKPLACE
the management of the number and types of workers needed in an organization: Former employees also testified about inadequate staffing. staffing issues/levels/shortages increase/reduce staffing staffing costs/cuts a staffing agency/company/firm
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