Here are some expressions commonly used in discussing company personnel matters.
acting manager - deputy manager blue-collar worker - a working class employee who performs manual or technical labour, such as in a factory or in technical maintenance "trades" boss - employer or a supervisor, one who makes decisions or exercises authority businessman - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business deputy - a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others employ - engage or hire for work employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job employer - a person or firm that employs workers entrepreneur - someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it field staff - outdoor staff, for example a sales representative human resources / HR - personnel department managerial staff - personnel in managerial position manpower - the force of workers available office staff - professional or clerical workers in an office personal secretary or PA - a personal assistant secretary - an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization staff - personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task, the personnel who carry out a specific enterprise subordinate - placed in or occupying a lower rank, class, or position superior - higher than others in rank or authority supervisor - one that directs or oversees a person, group, department, organization, or operation temporary staff - staff hired for limited periods to supplement the workforce of the company white-collar worker - workers who do non-manual work generally at a desk workforce - personnel Now we put new vocabulary into context, so you can see how you might use these terms yourself. The expressions are in boldface in the text.
Human resources management plays a great and indisputable role in every company that wants to be successful. When your employer files for bankruptcy you should contact your union representative (if you are represented by a union) to request an explanation of the status of your benefits. Our staff provide information, advice and assistance to international students throughout the application process. The numbers of temporary and contract staff in the workforce have been increasing - and of course more and more companies are using temporary workers. A supervisor generally does not have the power to hire or fire employees or to promote them. He recommends such action to the next level of management. He is virtually the boss here. A deputy can in general be a subordinate acting in the place of his leader; a substitute; a proxy. The Deputy Manager is accountable for implementing the plans and processes for all operations to meet and exceed customer service levels and profit contribution. Most commonly, the term entrepreneur applies to someone who establishes a new entity to offer a new or existing product or service into a new or existing market, whether for a profit or not-for-profit venture. Please feel free to contact the field staff closest to you if they can serve you. At some companies, the white collar employees also on occasion perform blue collar tasks (or vice versa), and even change their clothing to perform the distinctive roles, i.e. dressing up or dressing down as the case requires.