employment has definitions from the field of work
[ noun ] (work) the occupation for which you are paid


work job


"he is looking for employment" "a lot of people are out of work"

Used in print

(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)

Choose a location within easy commuting distance of both the regular job and other employment opportunities .

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

Fourth , the type of vocational training_programs should be related to the employment opportunities in the general locality .

(Committee for Economic Development, Distressed...)

Unemployed older workers who have no expectation of securing employment in the occupation in which they are skilled should be able to secure counseling and retraining in an occupation with a future .

This procedure is extremely shortsighted in chronic labor surplus areas with a long history of declining employment .

A training_program in a depressed area may have few enrollees unless there is some apparent prospect for better employment opportunities afterwards , and the prospect may be poor if the training is aimed solely at jobs in the local community .

[ noun ] (work) the state of being employed or having a job




"they are looking for employment" "he was in the employ of the city"

Used in print

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

When there is employment opportunity for youth , this arrangement - or lack of arrangement - works_out quite well .

Therefore employment and education in all the schools in a metropolitan area are related in different ways from those which are characteristic of the comprehensive high_school described in my first report .

By_and_large their programs are satisfactorily connected both to the employment situation and to the realities of the apprentice system .

It is not often realized to_what_degree certain trades are in many communities closed areas of employment , except for a lucky few .

(Grants-in-Aid and Other Financial Assistance...)

From its inception in 1920 with the passage of Public_Law 236 , 66_th_Congress , the purpose of the vocational rehabilitation_program has been to assist the States , by means of grants-in-aid , to return disabled men and women to productive , gainful employment .

Related terms

unemployment state hire

[ noun ] (work) the act of giving someone a job

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

State and federal legislation against racial discrimination in employment was called_for yesterday in a report of a `` blue_ribbon '' citizens_committee on the aid to dependent children program .

The report called racial discrimination in employment `` one of the most serious causes of family breakdown , desertion , and ADC dependency '' .

The volume of ADC cases will decrease , Martin reported , when the community is able to deal effectively with two problems : Relatively limited skills and discrimination in employment because of color .

[ noun ] the act of using


"he warned against the use of narcotic drugs" "skilled in the utilization of computers"

Used in print

(Raymond J. Corsini et al., Roleplaying in Business...)

Another case may be given in illustration of a successful use of analysis , and also of the employment of a procedure for intensive analysis .