Overstaffing

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Overstaffing

A situation in which a company hires more employees than it can afford to keep. Overstaffing may occur, for example, if a small business makes a point of employing all of the owner's children. It may also occur if a company hires staff in anticipation of increased business. Overstaffing may be unsustainable if the increased business does not materialize.
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Public finances will never be put on a sound basis as long as politicians tremble at the thought of cutting a hundred jobs at an overstaffed and inefficient corporation.
Also, the JWD recruited new imams in the place of those who were dismissed, which refutes their claim that the JWD is overstaffed.
Therefore, if understaffed agents are being called to come in, and if overstaffed they are being sent home: with the risk of not meeting supply and demand.
He said: "We were unbelievably overstaffed when I came to the club and we still are overstaffed.
Wyn Pryce, secretary of the West Wales Business Initiative, said: "It's clear that the Assembly Government is vastly overstaffed.
I HAVE to say Kirklees Council must be overpaid, underworked and overstaffed.
I attended the opening of the Picasso exhibition at Tate Liverpool and found it to be not only overstaffed and overpriced but overrated also.
KATHMANDU, April 23 -- Nepal Police Headquarters, which often cites "understaffing" as the main reason for its "unsatisfactory performance" in controlling crime, is overstaffed by 50 percent, an internal study report has revealed.
September 7, 2009 (KHARTOUM) -- The Sudanese minister of finance and national economy Awad Al-Jazz acknowledged that the government is overstaffed creating a drain on the country's resources.
The only possible reason for these maps must be to keep personnel at the overstaffed Defra employed.
It's funny as well that this relocation will be happening just before the 2012 London Olympics, when, no doubt, the said staff will decamp back to London In their droves, so the overstaffed corporation can provide saturation coverage of one of the few sporting events It has left.
Fine Gael's Dr James Reilly said: "While Mary Harney has been claiming A&Es are overstaffed, signing off on EUR900million in cuts and rubber-stamping plans to close hundreds of beds, patients have been painfully aware of the reality on the ground.