call-back call-back

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a return call
  2. (n) the recall of an employee after a layoff

Usage(s):

  • Using a patented call-back-conferencing mechanism he describes as "telephone arbitrage," Howard Jonas can make the price spread between foreign utility monopolies and deregulated .

News

  • Teens in Chicago, nationwide finding it’s a tough summer job market

    Kayne Morrison doesn’t want to spend his summer in front of a television, but he might have to. After applying for several minimum-wage jobs with no luck, not even a call-back, the 16-year-old isn’t sure what to do. School ends June 17 and he, like tens of thousands of other teens in Chicago, might end up jobless this summer. Numbers from Chicago’s Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the number ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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