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Askew: not straight, off
to one side:
awry or askance
Notice: 1. observe or perceive.
2. to alert someone, for example "to give notice means that you
are to quit or leave your job soon (a period of time)
Boss: an employer, leader, master
Standstill: to be blocked or halted: a
Downsizing to reduce
in number; cut back., recently this term has come to mean the triming
of employees to make a firm more efficent.
Tax Break: a deduction or
reduction in taxes granted to encourage other activities in a society
like philanthortropic donations or job creation etc.
Merger: The union of
two or more commercial interests. The fusion of two or more corporations
by the transfer of all property to a single firm.
Layoff: dismissing employees, often
temporarily, a time of forced inactivity.
Shuttle: 1. a device (often
wooden) used in weaving to transfer the thread from one side of the loom
and back again. 2. Regular travel between two or more points, to go and
return. 3. Any vehicle used to go back and forth
procuring of products, services, expertise etc., for example: getting
some of the parts used in manufacturing a airplane, from an outside supplier
in order to reduce costs.
Income: an amout of money or
monetary payments received fairly regularly
Receptionist: An office worker
whose choice responsiblities are in greeting people and answering the
Flextime An agreement by which
workers or employees may adjust their schedules, particularly at what
time they arrive or leave work.
Janitor: a building caretaker
or someone who tends to the maintence of a building , school, apartment
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