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staff 1

 (stăf)
n. pl. staffs or staves (stāvz)
1.
a. A stick or cane carried as an aid in walking or climbing.
b. A stout stick used as a weapon; a cudgel.
c. A pole on which a flag is displayed; a flagstaff.
d. A rod or baton carried as a symbol of authority.
2. pl. staffs A rule or similar graduated stick used for testing or measuring, as in surveying.
3. pl. staffs
a. A group of assistants to a manager, executive, or other person in authority.
b. A group of military officers assigned to assist a commanding officer in an executive or advisory capacity.
c. The personnel who carry out a specific enterprise: the nursing staff of a hospital.
4. Something that serves as a staple or support.
5. Music A set of horizontal lines and intermediate spaces used in notation to represent a sequence of pitches, in modern notation normally consisting of five lines and four spaces. Also called stave.
tr.v. staffed, staff·ing, staffs
1. To provide with a staff of workers or assistants.
2. To serve on the staff of (an organization).

[Middle English staf, from Old English stæf.]

staff 2

 (stăf)
n.
A building material of plaster and fiber used as an exterior wall covering of temporary buildings, as at expositions.

[Perhaps from German Stoff, stuff.]
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staffing

(ˈstɑːfɪŋ)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. the practice of employing or hiring employees
b. (as modifier): staffing problems.
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (as modifier): staffing problems.
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the staff or workforce required, as for a particular project, etc
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Translations
henkilöstönhallinta

staffing

[ˈstɑːfɪŋ]
A. N (= employment) → empleo m de personal; (= number of employees) → dotación f de personal, plantilla f
staffing is inadequatela dotación de personal or la plantilla es insuficiente
B. CPD staffing ratio Nproporción f alumnos-profesor
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

staffing


staffing

:
staffing costs
plPersonalkosten pl
staffing problem
nProblem ntmit der Stellenbesetzung
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

staffing

[ˈstɑːfɪŋ]
1. ndotazione f di personale
2. adj staffing problemsproblemi mpl di personale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Phil Bank, New York manager of Kforce Professional Staffing, says the biggest challenge for firms is to inspire employee confidence.
In return, FRCC bore responsibility for providing a position to head reference services for both agencies and to provide most of the reference desk staffing. Over the years, the city's automation team worked with both staffs to make annual decisions about shared electronic resources, to write and update Internet policies, and to negotiate the purchase of new technologies such as self-checkout units, an electronic notification system (Dynix Telecirc), and an upgrade from the Dynix to the Horizon integrated library system.
Rick's and Cathy's leave taking prompted a review of TEI's staffing needs (including our ongoing commitment to better internal controls), and led to creation of a new position, a promotion, and the shift of duties among several employees.
When offices with similar times for peak phone and walk-in traffic volumes are combined, thought needs to be given to staffing. What used to be two or three medium-sized lines or list of calls to return can become one very long line or an overwhelming volume of voice mail messages to return.
Any of these choices can lead to staffing nightmares down the road.
However, administrators may not be allowed to have as much staffing and training resources as they'd like.
While this action prevented a major staffing shortage, it required all staff to wear N95 respirators at all times in the facility.
In the year leading up to the Games, I was fortunate to take on, in addition to my workforce communication and employee relations position, the role of manager of venue staffing for the Main Press Centre.
Many law enforcement agencies have experienced significant staffing changes in conjunction with increased community growth over the last two decades.
There is also a staffing pattern variation in adult day service that promotes opportunities for an improved work environment for staff and residents alike.
Some examples include: higher payment rates for integrated rather than segregated services, use of the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver for supported employment services, allowing higher staffing levels for community supported employment, creating an hourly rate structure for on-site support and job coaching, and implementing phase-in schedules for staff to be shifted from the workshop to the community.
There are many potential reasons for frontline failure: improper staffing, inadequate preparation of front-line personnel, and low involvement cultural norms.