What does Workforce mean?

Definitions for Workforce

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Workforce.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. work force, workforce, manpower, hands, men(noun)

    the force of workers available


  1. workforce(Noun)

    All the workers employed by a specific organization or nation, or on a specific project


  1. Workforce

    The workforce is the labour pool in employment. It is generally used to describe those working for a single company or industry, but can also apply to a geographic region like a city, country, state, etc. The term generally excludes the employers or management, and implies those involved in manual labour. It may also mean all those that are available for work. Workers may be unionised, whereby the union conducts negotiations regarding pay and conditions of employment. In the event of industrial unrest, unions provide a co-ordinating role in organising ballots of the workforce, and strike action.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Workforce' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4237

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Workforce' in Nouns Frequency: #2200


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Workforce in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Workforce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. San Bernardino city attorney:

    The city has to have a life after bankruptcy, to achieve that there needs to be a stable workforce. Without stable pensions it's difficult to maintain a stable workforce.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Marketing workforce is the face of an organisation and those having spent the maximum days are the soul of the organisation and they reflect the product characteristics through their characters.

  3. The Shell letter:

    Hiring flexibility is a proven way to protect our core Shell workforce and the long-term economic viability of our workforce, this strategy has served us all well, as we have not had to conduct any layoffs in decades.

  4. Kim Miller:

    There are not enough resources available, there’s a workforce shortage. If we could pay people better, we could have a more robust workforce — more docs, more psychiatrists, more counselors — and more treatment.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The best way to be happiest everyday in a workplace is to adapt to the attitude and behavior of the workforce who have got the longest stay, as their character is the proven reflection of the quality expectation by a person at the helm who plays the biggest role in all affairs with his say.

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Translations for Workforce

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Arbeitskraft, BelegschaftGerman
  • työvoimaFinnish
  • main-d'œuvre, personnelFrench
  • कर्मचारियों की संख्याHindi
  • forza lavoroItalian
  • 労働人口, 労働力Japanese
  • taimahiMāori
  • personeelsbestandDutch
  • штат, персонал, трудовые ресурсы, рабочая силаRussian
  • தொழிலாளர்களில்Tamil

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