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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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recruiting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recruiting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of recruiting in a Sentence

  1. Ari Kresch:

    These companies are sharing funds with ISIS, iSIS claims responsibility for the Paris attack and it was on these social media sites that the recruiting efforts took place.

  2. Larry Brown:

    As a matter of fact, my first recruiting visit is going to be in Philadelphia on Saturday, i’m excited to get back.

  3. Jim Stenger:

    While we greatly appreciate the support of the American public during this tragedy, we ask that citizens do not stand guard at our recruiting offices, our continued public trust lies among our trained first responders for the safety of the communities where we live and work.

  4. Probaerb:

    Job portals often carry bogus vacancies of the companies as these are never filled up by recruiting the candidates.

  5. Frances Gelinas:

    It is life before the derailment, and life after the derailment. Nothing is the same, recruiting tourists to come and hunt and fish in Gogama is really tough.

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