headcount headcount  /ˈhɛd ˌkaʊnt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) number of people in a particular group

Usage(s):

  1. Indeed, at the level of pure headcount, Europe has few extra soldiers to send.
  2. As collapsing exports put increasing pressure on companies to cut costs, government, business and labor leaders are trying flexible employment policies to maintain headcount.
  3. Senator Gregg's mention of disagreements over the census sparked a skirmish that will gain in intensity as the White House plans its headcount.

News

  1. Another Year of Accelerated Growth and Increased Profitability for Ivalua

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After a great 2012, Ivalua is having a record-breaking 2013: projected 2013 sales up by more than 300%, increased headcount, new strategic partners and additional office locations!
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Allen & Gerritsen acquires Philadelphia ad agency in a bid to bulk up

    Boston ad agency Allen & Gerritsen said that it has acquired Neiman, an ad agency in Philadelphia, in a deal that looks to bring size and scale to two independent agencies that collectively employ just under 200 people. Allen & Gerritsen’s press release did not include financial details of the acquisition. The combined agency will operate as Allen & Gerritsen and have a headcount of nearly 200 ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "In response to this crisis, which is not of our making, we have to re-evaluate our global headcount," Mr Ghosn said.
    on Feb 8, 2009 By: Carlos Ghosn Source: The Australian

  2. "While reductions in headcount are always difficult for a company, we know these actions are critical to our ability to deliver unprecedented value to out customers now and in the future," said Michael Dell, the company's founder and chief...
    on May 31, 2007 By: Michael Dell Source: MSNBC

  3. "So far, we are not contemplating further headcount reductions, but we will try to achieve our structural cost goals through other measures," Forster said.
    on Nov 27, 2008 By: Carl-Peter Forster Source: International Herald Tribune

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