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Hire

To initiate employment for a person. That is, one hires an employee when one asks him/her to accept a job and he/she agrees. The employer agrees to pay wages and/or salary to the employee, who agrees to perform certain services for the employer. See also: Fire.

hire

the use by individuals or businesses of an ASSET that is leased to them by the owner of the asset in return for a financial payment (the hire charge). Hiring provides a means for consumers or firms to make use of assets without having to make large cash payments to purchase them. See LEASING.
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46), where an inspection of the mean scores indicated that the applicant who exhibited depressed behaviors was rated as less hireable than the applicant who did not exhibit such behaviors.
629, 640 (1998) (finding that "women (but not men) found the self-promoting woman less competent, less socially attractive, and subsequently less hireable than the self-promoting man" and that women "uniformly selected" the man as their partner for a future knowledge-based task and reacted more favorably to the male's statements); Laurie A.
But if you can come in with some of those specialties in your background, in addition to fulfilling a general management role, you're much more hireable in today's marketplace, maybe 40 percent more.
Between my age and the kind of dollar level and job content level I held previously I'm not too hireable,'' he said.
new office accommodation creating opportunities for increased community activity and hireable space,
Re-named as Headway ArtSpace, the facility will be a hub for creative people and arts in the county, including facilities for visiting artists, a studio theatre, a hireable workshop studio and a new home for Seven Stars, Northumberland's learning disabled theatre company.