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English definition of “hiring”

hiring

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˈhaɪə.rɪŋ/ us    /ˈhaɪr.ɪŋ/
the act of starting to employ someone: The office has completely changed in the past few weeks because there have been so many hirings and firings (= a lot of new people have been employed and a lot of others have lost their jobs).Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of hiring from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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