Meaning of EMPLOY in English

EMPLOY

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a firm employs sb

The firm employs more than 200 people.

employ a consultant

We sometimes employ consultants to help with marketing.

employ/adopt a tactic formal (= use a tactic )

Many species of fish employ similar defence tactics.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

business

Today she runs her own New Age self-help business , Kismet, employing four staff.

Most are sole proprietorships, but about 5 million are distinct business entities employing more than 60 million employees.

This case concerned a man who set up in competition with the business that had previously employed him.

Right now each small business employs 2. 1 people, on average.

The petrochemicals business employs some 3500 people on Teesside, of whom rather less than 100 are in the headquarters group.

All the businesses employed residents, and all were required to hire young people to work with the adults.

The business will employ 36 workers at first with plans to expand.

Just because a business employs less than twenty people does not mean that it will also only make small profits.

company

A number of suggestions are also made to make it more attractive for overseas companies to employ non-domiciled nationals.

In the early eighties, insurance companies employed 1. 9 million workers, 60 percent of them women.

Annoying, too, for a company who have employed 40 additional technical staff in recent months.

The combined company would employ 25, 000 workers in 50 countries.

Some companies employ people to do this on a full-time basis.

Big companies usually train and employ staff specifically to dress their windows.

Today, Guinness Import Company employs approximately 120 people and operates through a nationwide chain of wholesalers.

firm

Do firms employ investment related marketing strategies?

Advancement is easier in large firms that employ several levels of administrative services managers.

Do firms employ consultants to assist with marketing?

The firm , which had employed two thousand people in 1982, had six thousand people by 1987.

Public police forces are losing ground to private security firms , which now employ two-thirds of all security personnel in the nation.

In fact, the forward-thinking firm employs 13 administrative staff together with several drivers and warehouse staff and many dedicated sub-contractors.

The method the firm employs to account for its inventory investment can have an important impact on its reported income.

industry

The entertainment industry now employs more people than the aerospace industry.

First, the insurance industry employs vast numbers of women and pays them even less than comparable jobs in other industries.

Why do these industries employ mostly women?

Many of the industries which employ engineers and scientists derive a large portion of their business from defense contracts.

In Laval in about 1700 the linen industry employed some 5, 000 workers in and around the town.

Which are the industries which employ large numbers of women?

The industry employs 769, 000 workers in five counties.

labour

Better-heeled artificers must almost certainly have been master craftsmen employing labour themselves.

Those firms within the Community which employ labour illicitly will reduce their labour costs and gain a competitive advantage in production.

Plants in such areas tend to be less innovative, their technologies are older, and they employ less skilled labour .

One of the attractions of this work is that it would employ a lot of labour .

He was much admired for managing to employ more labour for less cash than anyone else since the Pharaohs built the pyramids.

The middle 30 percent owned land but did not employ labour , as they relied on family members.

Shoe making was progressively employing cheaper labour around and in Northampton, while in the 1780s calico printing moved north to Lancashire.

man

Maybe somebody employed a hit man .

In the beginning, it employed fourteen men , but expanded and went on to employ hundreds, then thousands.

In textiles more women were employed than men .

I employed men to look after them as I might employ mechanics.

This they did at Motherwell, and the Dalzell works began operations early in 1872, employing 200 men .

Who would employ a sixty-four-year-old man when there were thousands of young men struggling to find work?

Stephenson's was built to employ 2,000 men who would turn out 72 locos a year.

An employment tribunal has ruled that food retailers are fully justified in refusing to employ men who wear them.

manager

The Union employs an Entertainments Manager based at Jordanstown to organize and coordinate an entertainments programme across the four campuses.

There was no clear pattern to the investment strategies employed by the fund managers who scored best.

Returning to our earlier theme, we notice there is a tradeoff for shareholders' representatives in employing a manager .

means

It aims at binding the members of the community together in a libidinal way as well and employs every means to that end.

People have become used to employing violence as a means of resolving conflict or asserting power over others.

It employs mechanical means to organise molecules into a monolayer on the surface of a liquid.

method

Now to speak of the School and the methods Cizek employs .

It is important and valuable to make reference to other studies that have used the particular sampling method you hope to employ .

From thereon a number of methods may be employed 1.

The method the firm employs to account for its inventory investment can have an important impact on its reported income.

Embedded in the teaching method employed by Betty is the transmission model of learning referred to earlier.

In current research, several assessment methods are used, employing client self-report, behavioural observations, and physiological monitoring equipment.

Many students of social behaviour are coming to agree that both methods must be employed together.

A mix of personal interviews and observation methods will be employed .

people

Most SuperTarget stores employ about 500 people , -- compared with about 200 employees in traditional Target stores, Knach said.

One team concentrated on how best to employ technology; the other, how best to employ people .

It follows the announcement of the closure of the Dewar's bottling plant in the city, which employs 340 people .

It employs 11 people and creates designs in glass.

Grundig employed 11, 600 people at the end of last year.

person

Whenever they can avoid the expense and trouble of employing a person by investing in another robot they do so.

Among employed persons there are significant differences in income by race and ethnicity.

In some months there were employed up to 40 such persons but usually fewer.

staff

In the former case, by employing civilian clerical staff a greater proportion of funds can be allocated for direct policing policies.

Hoffman was previously employed as an assistant staff judge advocate with the U.S.

The argument for the Banks employing new staff is indeed great.

CHELTENHAM/Gloucestershire Eagle Star, which has its headquarters in Cheltenham, employs three thousand staff in the town.

In fact, the forward-thinking firm employs 13 administrative staff together with several drivers and warehouse staff and many dedicated sub-contractors.

The company, which employs 70 staff , say work goes on as usual, the fire was confined to a storage area.

Today she runs her own New Age self-help business, Kismet, employing four staff .

Annoying, too, for a company who have employed 40 additional technical staff in recent months.

strategy

Do firms employ investment related marketing strategies ?

Tradition, then, becomes a strong power base from which to employ a defensive strategy to resist change.

But here, too, he employs the strategy of delaying clarification.

But groups can employ a variety of strategies to achieve this purpose.

This whole process appears long-winded and complicated but once you are familiar with it you can employ the strategy very quickly.

Rather, it parcels out money to more than three dozen money managers who employ various strategies .

It has employed a dual strategy to achieve these two objectives.

By employing this particular strategy , we knew we were in for a very long ride.

system

Farmers employ mixed cropping systems and plant local cultivars with some resistance to pests.

The navigation system employs Global Positioning System satellites and regional map software to help guide drivers to unfamiliar addresses.

All surveying practices should employ a sophisticated time-recording system which relates to daily time-sheets and measures time-cost incurred against anticipated fees.

Hipparchus employed the system to plot the minor epicycles of the sun and moon only.

tactic

Karpov employed subtle psychological tactics to unsettle the campion.

Amtrak police and the U. S. Customs Service have also employed the tactic to spot drug couriers.

Reptiles and insects employ similar tactics , but in their case eye-spots are not necessary to deflect the interest of their predators.

Apple will need to employ such imaginative tactics to become profitable again.

The many hours on the road give cyclists the opportunity to employ tactics varying from the subtle to the murderous.

Morry Taylor, a businessman, gave rambling discourses on the need to employ business tactics in government; and Rep.

Some small cavity-nesting birds, rather surprisingly, employ similar tactics .

technique

A number of techniques can be employed to make the experience more valuable.

The next chapter will explore some of the analytical techniques that are commonly employed in working capital management.

The main sifting technique employed is called a self-organising map.

The technique employed was a sustained series of massive B-52 strikes.

Some techniques were employed to a lesser extent but still provide invaluable comparative results.

Several implementations of these popular encryption techniques are currently employed .

In the 1950s Keynesian economic management techniques were employed to try to retain full employment without inflation.

Once identified, though, what specific counseling techniques might be employed to help the young work-inhibited student?

woman

However, they have been very active in the large multinational textile and assembly factories which employ women almost exclusively.

First, the insurance industry employs vast numbers of women and pays them even less than comparable jobs in other industries.

Why do these industries employ mostly women ?

He also faulted them for not checking to make sure that contractors doing business with the city employ women and minorities.

She also employed a woman who let her guests in and out and offered them a glass of wine while they waited.

Which are the industries which employ large numbers of women ?

Clothing companies employ a few dozen women .

Indeed, the overall declines in civic engagement are somewhat greater among housewives than among employed women .

worker

If the weekly wage were £15, however, the firm would employ four workers .

Two months ago, his company opened a Cambridge office that employs seven workers .

Was it not uneconomic to employ older workers whose apparent competence simply masked inevitably growing incapacity?

After starting with a handful, the factory now employs 2, 800 workers .

Heather Wilkinson employs a lot of workers and not only waitresses.

The combined company would employ 25, 000 workers in 50 countries.

The cost to an employer of employing his workers includes government levies of 11.45% of wages paid.

The industry employs 769, 000 workers in five counties.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

I was employed as a night-watchman by the local hospital.

Since he came out of prison no one will employ him.

The equipment employs laser beams to make the computer chips.

We have lively discussions which pleasantly employ our time and our thoughts.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A conservative policy implies that the firm is less aggressive in minimizing current assets and employing short-term debt.

Anyone who might be interested in employing her should contact me.

Falkman employed a freelance expert to assist it.

If you want to employ an attractive secretary how attractive does she have to be?

It produces 340 drugs and cosmetic products, including penicillin, antibiotics and aspirins. and employs 3, 900 people.

Its principles could be employed by communities, too.

The training plan Considerable effort and expense were employed in providing information and training to help boards get established.

The volatility of their earnings also made it hard for them to deal with the liability concerns raised by employing a student.

II. noun

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

The simple fact that he was in her husband's employ gave her an advantage over him.

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