employable employable  /ɛm ˈplɔɪ ə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who is qualified and ready to work
  2. (adj) physically and mentally capable of working at a regular job and available

Usage(s):

  1. At any rate, he's the kind of highly employable performer Dana dreams of being.
  2. But only 1 in 4 engineering graduates--and 1 in 10 graduates in other disciplines--is considered employable by multinational firms.
  3. The employable will be offered a job.

News

  1. NMSU Carlsbad nursing degree provides opportunities for students

    Expertise, diligence, compassion - these are just some of the things that the Nursing Program at NMSU Carlsbad passes down to its students each year. As one of the most respected nursing programs in the country, Carlsbad has been able to produce employable nursing graduates at low tuition costs and with a comprehensive education that gives students a competitive edge.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Carlsbad Current-Argus

  2. Daily Diner Frogtown does diner food right

    There is much to like about Daily Diner Frogtown, not the least of which is its mission to help the down-on-their-luck learn an employable skill.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  3. PHOTO GALLERY: Cape Cod Tech graduation

    Cape Cod Regional Technical High School graduates their Class of 2013. Those graduating on Saturday afternoon's ceremony were suggested by keynote speaker Brent Garnett (Class of 2007) to "work towards something you're interested in; work towards it, providing that this something is employable."
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Harwich Oracle

Quotes

  1. "This report makes a mockery of the so-called impartial police investigation, and clearly shows the dubious and persistent attempts to incriminate me by whatever means employable," Anwar told reporters.
    on Jul 29, 2008 By: Anwar Ibrahim Source: Reuters

  2. "It is seen that with a GDP growth rate of 8 per cent, by 2010 the workforce (number of employed people) will become equal to the labour force (number of employable people)," the EAC, which submitted its economic outlook report for 2007-08 to...
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Chennai Online

  3. "What it will mean is, the kids in the ninth, 10th and 11th grade will be using Excel spreadsheet better than I know how," Dham said. "We are going to generate a cadre of people who will not only be employable, but will see the world...
    on Dec 6, 2006 By: Vinod Dham Source: San Jose Mercury News

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