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  1. Recruiting

    Recruitment is the process of filling job vacancies with people.

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  1. Recruiting

    of Recruit


  1. Recruiting

    In college athletics, recruiting is the term used for the process whereby college coaches add prospective student athletes to their roster each off-season.

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  1. recruiting

    The act of obtaining men for service. The people of the United States and Great Britain resemble each other in their jealousy of large standing armies and their abhorrence of a system of universal service, as well as in their warlike spirit and self-sacrificing patriotism. The organization of the English army, based upon voluntary enlistment, has been pronounced by foreign officers of thorough education and acute observation as unworthy of scientific study,—that is, for home application, although the United States have borrowed a great deal from it,—in the writer’s opinion, to their detriment. In Great Britain the whole recruiting has been placed under the immediate direction of the adjutant-general since 1802. For this purpose, the country has been divided into recruiting districts, at the head of which is placed an inspecting field-officer with the duty of superintending all recruiting parties in his district, and of approving the recruits brought. Staff-officers and sergeants of the Pensioner Force are also occasionally intrusted with the obtaining of recruits. The United States recruiting service is conducted by the adjutant-general, under the direction of the Secretary of War. Recruiting officers consist generally of captains and lieutenants of the line, who must not permit any man to be deceived or inveigled into the service by false representations. If the recruit is a minor, his parents or guardians must, if possible, be informed of the minor’s wish to enlist, and their written consent obtained therefor. Any male person above the age of eighteen, and under thirty-five years, being effective, able-bodied, sober, free from disease, of good character and habits, with a competent knowledge of the English language, may be enlisted. No man having a wife or child can be enlisted in time of peace without special authority from the adjutant-general’s office. The Prussian system is based upon the theory that military service is not a trade or craft, to be followed by a portion of the population, but a duty owed by every male citizen to his country. For further particulars of this system, see Landwehr. The Prussian system has been adopted by all other states of the German empire, and also by most of the other European nations.

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    The numerical value of recruiting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

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    The numerical value of recruiting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of recruiting in a Sentence

  1. Don Bacon:

    I’ve been in direct contact with many service members over the last year – including many from Nebraska – who have legitimate concerns about the way the Pentagon has handled the processing and disposition of their requests for religious and medical exemptions, orders are orders,and I received every vaccine known to man when I served in uniform, but maybe it’s time to reassess this particular order. Based on the president’s recent statements on the pandemic, I’m personally not convinced we’ve struck the right balance between military risk and the Constitution.We need to consider the serious recruiting and retention problems now facing the military, and review actions taken against those who did not get the vaccine.

  2. Dean Hartley:

    Other than research funding, recruiting and retaining trial participants is the greatest obstacle to developing new treatments that can slow, stop or prevent Alzheimer's disease.

  3. Nikki Haley:

    What I can tell you is over the last three and a half years, I spent a lot of my days on the phones with CEOs and recruiting jobs to this state, i can honestly say I have not had one conversation with a single CEO about the Confederate flag.

  4. Farhana Khera:

    Coming to a mosque is a public reminder that Muslims have been part of America since our nation's founding, my hope is that he may view this as an occasion to send the message that mosques are not breeding grounds for terrorism. This is not where ISIS is recruiting. Law enforcement sources tell us ISIS is recruiting online, not in our mosques.

  5. Matt McMahon:

    I look forward to building relationships with our current players and recruiting elite student-athletes to LSU, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me, and I cannot wait.

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