recruitment noun

ADJ. large/large-scale | annual | forced forced recruitment of labour | labour, staff | executive, graduate, student She has set up her own executive recruitment business in Paris. | army, military, police

RECRUITMENT + NOUN policy | strategy | procedure, process | campaign, drive, programme | market | agency, consultancy, service | consultant, manager, officer, specialist the company's recruitment officer

PREP. ~ by recruitment by large companies | ~ into/to large-scale recruitment to the new industries

PHRASES a method of recruitment, a source of recruitment One source of recruitment is the civil service.