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callback

1. A return phone call. (In each of these usages, the term can be spelled "call-back.") I finally got a callback from the doctor's office with my test results this morning. This is an automated call-back service letting you know that your pizza is on its way.
2. An instruction to return to work, as after a layoff or suspension. Union officials are trying to secure a call-back for every factory worker affected by the layoff. The callback could see up to 2,000 government workers returning to work despite the government shutdown.
3. A recall made by a manufacturer of a defective product. If that part does in fact cause engines to overheat, then we're going to have to do a massive callback.
4. A follow-up audition or interview, as when pursuing an acting role or applying for a job. After months of fruitless auditions, I finally got a callback! I'm so excited that I don't even care that it's for an ointment commercial! I just got a call-back from the recruiter—she wants me to come in for a second interview!
5. A reference to a past scene or plot development, as in a TV show. The Gilmore Girls revival was full of callbacks to the original series.
6. In comedy, a joke that references an element used in a joke told earlier in the routine. The callback that I've been using at the end of my set is really killing. The comedy show loves to feature call-backs to jokes in previous sketches.
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Relying on experienced cloud-enabled callback providers such as Fonolo or Virtual Hold will ensure that customers view callbacks positively--and not as yet another way to keep from talking with customers.
"The addition of Roamers CallBack to the already existing collaboration we have with the mobile operator on our Converged CollectCall Suite is a proof of their trust in us and our solutions," said Oguz Haliloglu.
Callback can also help organizations avoid the vicious cycle between less than ideal service levels and talk time--as service levels drop, average handle times climb.
For health jobs that did not require a credential, 8.9 percent of applicants with a public certificate got callbacks, compared with 4.2 percent of those with a for-profit certificate and 5.9 percent for those with no postsecondary degree.
CnC servers are used heavily during the lifecycle of an attack to maintain communication with an infected machine by way of callbacks, enabling the attacker to download and modify malware to evade detection, extract data, or expand an attack within a target organization.
Claudia McVie, chief executive at Tenovus, said: "We are so pleased to be able to launch Tenovus Cancer Callback as we know it will be of great benefit to newly diagnosed cancer patients across Wales.
During the callback, auditionees will dance to 'It's On', the new track and music video from Camp Rock 2 The Final Jam, which can be watched on www.youtube.com/disneychan-neluk Disney Channel favourite and former West End star of Billy Elliot The Musical, Brad Kavanagh will also be on hand to cast a friendly eye and give some helpful advice to the young hopefuls.
Jonathan Flom, in Get the Callback, urges performers to adjust their perspectives.
Ore speculated that true growth in employment figures-typically measured by an index value of 55% or more-could not be built on temp and callback hiring alone.
The final of the Comedy Callback contest takes place at Jongleurs on Broad Street, before Frank Skinner is honoured with a Walk Of Stars award.
Mockumentaries that target Hollywood have been made before, but seldom with as much smooth energy as in "Callback: The Unmaking of 'Bloodstain,'" an offbeat comedy that's a resume for everyone involved--even if it's telling all prospective employers to go to hell.
Users will be able to respond quickly to callback requests, conduct proactive customer outreach programs, follow-up on sales to improve customer satisfaction, generate sales leads and increase revenue by up selling and cross-selling opportunities.
More important, the fine folks at ASRS have been publishing a monthly summary of submissions, dubbed Callback, for close to 30 years.
34), the following sentence under the subhead "Overtime" should have read, "Payments that an employer does not need to factor into the calculation of regular rate include paid leave, pay for unworked time (such as holidays, vacation, sick leave, paid time off), voluntary premium payments (e.g., time and one-half for work after eight hours or on a holiday), on-call pay, callback pay, reporting or show-up pay, idle time pay, awards, gifts, most discretionary bonuses, referral bonuses, benefit payments, and expense reimbursements."
Callback also offers career advice and tips from professionals.