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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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"We use a number of approaches to recruit the best nurses; one of which is our golden hello.
But the total "golden hello" for Mr Lund - including a PS480,000 relocation package and shares worth up to PS3m to compensate for unvested bonuses - will still amount to a maximum of about PS14m.
GOLDEN HELLO: Liverpool''s new chief executive Ged Fitzgerald
Through the 'Golden Hello' scheme, which was introduced in April, employers can get up to pounds 2,500 for taking on jobseekers who've been unemployed for six months or more.
Councils are offering pounds 3,000 "golden hellos" and student loan pay-offs in an effort to combat a widespread shortage of social workers in Wales.
'GOLDEN hello' deals worth more than PS200,000 were used to entice GPs to Sunderland last year.
|GPs will pocket a "golden hello" of PS20,000 if they start in the countryside or on the coast, the Government has announced.
Mr Lund's appointment caused an outcry over a pay package that included a PS15m "golden hello".
Top graduates who teach maths in colleges and training providers will receive a golden hello of up to Au10,000 as part of the government s focus on putting English and maths at the heart of education, Skills and Enterprise Minister Matthew Hancock announced today.
Mr Browett moved to California and was reportedly awarded a "golden hello" package worth up to PS36m to drive expansion of Apple's shop portfolio as senior vice-president of retail.
Union representative Franco Buonaguro, Unison West Midlands' Head of Health, said the 'golden hello' was a waste of NHS money prompyed by hospitals being forced to compete with each other.
It was reported that the UAE want to offer him a pounds 5m 'golden hello', a house on Dubai's exclusive Palm Island plus a pounds 4m annual salary to quit the Reds.
NOT content with wasting pounds 12.5bn on the VAT fiasco, "Flash" Gordon now throws another half a billion of our money down the drain with the new "Golden Hello" jobs initiative.
Gordon Brown announced the series of measures, including a "golden hello" of pounds 2,500 for firms recruiting people unemployed for more than six months.
GORDON Brown has announced a series of measures aimed at holding back the tide of job cuts in British industry, including a so-called "golden hello" of pounds 2,500 for firms recruiting people unemployed for more than six months.