employee


employee
noun
ADJECTIVE
paid, salaried
full-time, part-time

We have around 100 full-time employees.

hourly (= paid per hour of work) (AmE)
permanent
seasonal (AmE), temporary
retired
entry-level (AmE), junior, low-level (esp. AmE)
senior
graduate
key
front-line (esp. AmE)
rank-and-file (AmE)
long-serving (BrE), long-time (AmE), loyal
dedicated, hard-working
potential, prospective
new
former
fellow
female, male
manual
skilled, unskilled
blue-collar, white-collar
non-union, union, unionized (all esp. AmE)
at-will (= a worker who does not have a lot of legal rights) (AmE)
civilian

a civilian employee of the Army

city (esp. AmE), council (BrE), federal, government, municipal (esp. AmE), public, public-sector, state
airline (esp. AmE), bank, factory, hotel, postal (esp. AmE), store (esp. AmE), etc.
disgruntled

a disgruntled employee seeking revenge

valuable
VERB + EMPLOYEE
employ, have

The company has only 60 employees.

hire (esp. AmE), recruit

the company's battle to recruit and retain employees

dismiss, fire, lay off, make redundant (BrE), sack (esp. BrE), terminate (esp. AmE)

a fair reason for dismissing an employee

The company made hundreds of employees redundant.

evaluate, screen
attract

The company has worked to attract older employees.

retain
manage
motivate
educate, train
compensate (esp. AmE), reward
pay
EMPLOYEE + VERB
join sth, participate in sth
work

employees who work more than 20 hours per week

perform (sth)

employees who can perform comfortably in a highly diverse work environment

leave, quit (esp. AmE)

Why do my employees keep quitting?

retire
earn sth, get sth, receive sth
complain (about sth)
sue (sb)

an employee who sued for unpaid overtime

EMPLOYEE + NOUN
benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, the company offers attractive employee benefits.

status (esp. BrE)

Freelance workers do not enjoy the benefits of employee status.

relations
retention, turnover (both esp. AmE)
morale, satisfaction (both esp. AmE)
performance, productivity (both esp. AmE)
development, training
incentive (esp. AmE)
handbook (esp. AmE)
base (esp. AmE)

Maintaining a diverse employee base requires ongoing commitment.

salaries
pension (esp. AmE)

The value of state employee pension plans has plunged over the past three years.

discount (esp. AmE)
theft (AmE)

The retail industry loses $13 billion annually to employee theft.

involvement, participation

Collocations dictionary. 2013.