Meaning of “jobshare” in the English Dictionary

"jobshare" in Business English

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jobsharenoun [ C or U ]

also job-share uk /ˈdʒɒbʃeər/ us HR, WORKPLACE

a situation where the duties and the pay of one job are divided between two people who work at different times during the day or week:

a jobshare partnership
We're doing a jobshare, so I work two days a week, and she works three.

jobshareverb [ I ]

also job-share uk /ˈdʒɒbʃeər/ us HR, WORKPLACE

to have a job for which the duties and the pay are divided between two people who work at different times during the day or week:

Applications to jobshare will be welcomed.
jobsharer
noun [ C ] also job-sharer

The line management of jobsharers needs to be thought out carefully.
jobsharing
noun [ U ] also job-sharing

Jobsharing can improve efficiency.

(Definition of “jobshare” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)