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raw recruit

a new, inexperienced, or fresh recruit, such as someone just entering the army, navy, police, etc. These boys are nothing but raw recruits. They've never seen a gun up close!
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recruit someone for something

to seek and engage someone for something. Harry had to recruit a few people for the new jobs that opened up. We recruited three more people for the project.
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recruit someone from something

to convince someone to leave something and join one's own group. Phyllis recruited a new work team from the company she used to work for. We recruited a number of people from private industry.
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recruit someone into something

to seek out and induct someone into something. The recruitment office tried to recruit ten people a week into the army. The army recruited almost no one during the month of December.
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marine (recruit)

and marine officer
n. an empty beer or liquor bottle. (see also dead soldier, dead marine. These expressions are probably meant as derogatory to either marines or officer.) Every now and then the gentle muttering of the customers was accented by the breaking of a marine as it hit the floor. There’s a marine officer laying in the fireplace.
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The 2015 Best Recruiters are from the following employers:
In fact, Air Force Reserve recruiters have the best accession-per-recruiter ratio (36-to-l) in the entire Department of Defense.
My mission with this book is to increase the rate at which technical recruiters are able to realistically match candidates to job descriptions, and the confidence to communicate unrealistic technical requirements goals to hiring managers," says Obi Ogbanufe, the author of Technology Made Simple for the Technical Recruiter.
Recommendation: The Secretary of Defense should direct the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness to include the appropriate disclosures concerning data limitations in the recruiter irregularity reports that OSD produces on the basis of the National Guard data for the Congress and others.
Candidates frequently stumble rounding second base, either because they lack the requisite leadership skills or they are unable to convince the recruiter they are effective leaders.
Recruiters also visit schools to inform educators about the services the military has to offer to all students, even those not interested in the military.
Officials confirmed a second inquiry in Colorado, pointing to news reports about recruiters who are accused of offering information on fake diplomas and ways to get around drug tests and physical fitness requirements.
Despite these regional differences, recruiters everywhere agreed that in 10 years, it will be "more important than today" for executives to be at least bilingual (Europe, 74 percent; Asia, 72 percent; Latin America, 79 percent; North America, 66 percent).
FileMaker Recruiter is an easy and affordable solution that saves you time and makes your network even more powerful for the next assignment.
What a surprise it was, then, when the recruiter directed the candidate to work only with them for any job the candidate was seeking.
But keep in mind when working with a recruiter that the client is paying the tab.
They let you make mistakes, which is very important, as long as you don't make the mistake twice," says Jose Luis Daly, a recruiter for Korn Ferry in Lima and a former 20-year employee of Citibank.
The phone rings, and an executive recruiter is on the line.
As a result, the likelihood of your being approached and courted by a recruiter has increased dramatically in the past few years.