recruit for (something)

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recruit for (something)

1. To seek out new members for some group, company, or organization to which one belongs. There are a bunch of people in the student union building recruiting for various clubs and teams. I wish they wouldn't recruit for the army inside of our high school like that.
2. To hire, enlist, or enroll new members for some group, company, or organization to which one belongs. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "recruit" and "for." I heard they recruited Tim for the Navy! I went to a few different universities looking to recruit a few talented engineers for our new firm.
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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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Founded in 1976, the firm recruits for the manufacturing, service and health care industries.
Founded in 1987, the firm recruits for the high-tech, data and computer engineering and pharmaceutical industries.
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Founded in 1984, the firm recruits for most industries, with salaries ranging from $49,500 to $185,000.
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New recruits for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard arrived at their initial training sites as required.
Founded in 1988, the firm recruits for middle- and upper-level positions in sales and marketing, banking, accounting, finance, engineering, data processing and technical recruitment with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $120,000.