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a golden hello

A sum of money paid to a new employee as a benefit for being recruited by a company. He had such an impressive résumé that he was offered a sizeable golden hello for joining the company.
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However, Wyer has gained consolation with trebles at both Wetherby's previous fixtures this season and took his course tally for the season to eight when Golden Hello produced an irresistible run to land the two- mile handicap chase.
A salary of up to pounds 28,221 is being offered plus a Golden Hello of up to pounds 3,000.
Golden Hellos range from pounds 500 to pounds 8,000, depending on the qualifications an applicant has.
Apart from golden hellos, retraining will be offered for qualified teachers and training for suitable, non-teaching Gaelic-speaking candidates.
SUPER-SIZE clothing firm N Brown has handed its new boss a super-size golden hello.
Under the new arrangements, financial incentives for maths and science trainees will rise to pounds 9,000, with a pounds 5,000 golden hello.
If you are a new teacher in the FE sector you may be able to claim a Golden Hello.
In its first year the GP recruitment scheme attracted 103 doctors to work in Wales by offering a pounds 5,000 golden hello.
But in the first year of the National Assembly's golden hello and golden thank you schemes, almost500 doctors were paid a total of more than pounds 800,000 either for coming here or for not taking early retirement.
The golden hello scheme is costing us less than it would to recruit nurses from agencies which is crippling us financially - pounds 2 million out of a pounds 100 million budget,' Mr Rostill said.
Give these language teachers a special bonus, a golden hello of pounds 5,000 up front.
2m golden hello will be paid in share options and a guaranteed bonus, and compensates Mr Radice for buying out his existing contract.
Mr Kinski, who was given a pounds 250,000 golden hello only weeks into the job, will leave the company immediately but will be retained on a six-month consultancy basis.
2 million golden hello to jump ship and join Marks & Spencer, it emerged yesterday.
05) enjoyed a highly successful novice campaign and there was much to enthuse over his comeback run at Wetherby when splitting Golden Hello and Political Tower.