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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overhire.

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Examples

  • In the case of the firefighters, Nilon's monthly budget update says the 12 recent academy graduates were "overhired" by the Kern County Fire Department because of expected retirements that have not materialized.

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  • In a long, point-by-point response, Indigo said that it had encouraged the reporting of safety incidents, that it was following Federal Aviation Administration recommendations when it removed engines in question, and that it had overhired pilots and trained them well.

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  • UBS overhired after its near-collapse in early 2009, but was unable to win back market share, said Kepler Capital Markets analyst Dirk Becker.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • "It seems like if we're willing to say there's 34 people that we're willing to let go and not replace, then perhaps we have overhired," Wahl said, questioning whether the positions are actually needed.

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  • In recent years, he said, businesses have not overspent, overproduced or overhired _ imbalances that have contributed to past economic downturns.

    Catholic Online > Daily Readings

  • He borrowed from Sequoia's presentation and told the staff that Jive needed to conserve cash, make swift and deep cuts and invest based on results instead of ahead of them, as it had when it overhired.

    DealBook

  • If they'd overhired and laid off several hundred a month or two later, they'd be cutting loose the employees in a nasty labor market ... bad for morale and your reputation as an employer.

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  • He borrowed from Sequoia's presentation and told the staff that Jive needed to conserve cash, make swift and deep cuts and invest based on results instead of ahead of them, as they had when they overhired.

    DealBook

  • I got a call the day before my flight and was told that I no longer had a job as the Korean Gov't overhired people.

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  • I've only heard good ... belmont yo: @ 102 No, no … I signed up, not understanding the way it ... shenanigans: I think they overhired and aren't getting a lot of bar ...

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