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  • n. Plural form of headcount.


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  • ADP indicated that margins were pressured by investments in sales and service "headcounts"

    ADP: Income Statement Analysis for the December 2010 Quarter - Seeking Alpha

  • That would allow the city bus company to share First Transit's ridership "headcounts" for federal funding purposes, he said. Latest News

  • Elizabeth Razzi: Freelance writer Kimberly Lankford, who wrote the story on military buyers for the Mega issue, told me some are expecting relocations nearer to locations gaining BRAC headcounts to happen around 2012-2013, as locals get fed up with traffic and relocate closer to their new base.

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  • Dr. Stefano Scarpetta of the OECD found that new Italian firms increase their headcounts by 20% in their first two years, compared to 160% in the United States.

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  • Chicago, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Cincinnati also logged their smallest headcounts in at least 100 years.

    Motor City population declines 25%

  • The government's decentralization of the 1980s led to a 71% increase in local government headcounts, but there was no corresponding drop in central government, where the number of officials increased by 14% during the same period.

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  • However, underperforming trainees are typically among the first to go when firms face difficult market environments or consider paring their headcounts for other reasons as such brokers have smaller books of business than experienced colleagues.

    Morgan Stanley to Lay Off Up to 300 Trainees, Brokers

  • Asymmetrical Information links to Random Jottings, who quotes an anonymous economist on the possibility that the payroll employment survey double-counts jobs whenever the labor market gets so tight that workers take new jobs before their old employers can even update their headcounts.

    Double-Counted Jobs?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Despite about half projecting higher revenues a year from now and only 10% anticipating a decline, most small businesses – 70% – have no plans to grow their headcounts during this time, the survey shows.

    Outlook Grows Bleak on Main Street

  • Ron DeFeo , Texex's chief executive, several weeks ago ordered chiefs of several growing business units to find ways to reduce headcounts.

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