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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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Schools could propose to firms that they accept only those students who are deemed hirable in a job interview for the internship.
Consistent with Experiment 1, the results of Experiment 2 demonstrate that the volunteer applicant (regardless of gender) who exhibited depressed behaviors was less likely to be hired, rated as less hirable and less appropriate for social tasks, held in a lower esteem, and held at a greater social distance than the applicant who did not exhibit depressed behaviors.
If the shortlist did not produce a hirable Canadian candidate, then the committee could interview foreign applicants in round two.
Still, Xinxinyu's advertising campaigns suggest that there is truth to reports of hirable wet nurses.
Professionals who have college degrees hope that if they earn more certifications or another degree, they will become more hirable or promotable.
The guide walks readers through unconventional sources for jobs, creating a resume by understanding the hiring manager, assembling a portfolio of work, handling tough interview questions, and staying hirable.