employment relationship meaning, employment relationship definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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employment

  

      n  
1    the act of employing or state of being employed  
2    the work or occupation in which a person is employed  
3    the purpose for which something is used  


contract of employment  
      n   a written agreement between an employer and an employee, that, taken together with the rights of each under statute and common law, determines the employment relations between them  
designated employment  
      n   (in Britain) any of certain kinds of jobs reserved for handicapped workers under the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944  
employment agency  
      n   a private firm whose business is placing people in jobs  
employment exchange  
      n     (Brit)      a former name for       employment office  
employment office  
      n     (Brit)   any of a number of government offices established to collect and supply to the unemployed information about job vacancies and to employers information about availability of prospective workers,   (Former names)    employment exchange, labour exchange      See also       Jobcentre  
full employment  
      n   a state in which the labour force and other economic resources of a country are utilized to their maximum  
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n.
customer relationship management
exp.
get seriously involved in a relationship
n.
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
n.
the skillful art of eyeing and identifying employment arrangements, by either job seekers or the publishers of staffing vacancies.
[Bus.] Ex.: Jack was adept at employerism and thus was able to fill most of the job openings in his department in a relatively short period of time.
n.
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"
n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
n.
a deliberate and strategic effort to engage one in a donor/investor relationship
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.

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