Having more members of staff than are necessary: government departments are always overstaffed
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- We are not overstaffed or over-resourced and so I would not see cuts taking place in Wiltshire as a result, but it could have severe repercussions in metropolitan areas.
- What has changed that these clubs are no longer viable and (apart from pruning savagely an absurdly overstaffed bunch of players) what can be done to turn things around?
- During the last decade the council has let itself become over-committed, over-structured and, consequently, overstaffed.
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- It is understood that overstaffing and excessive wage costs have been a major factor for the group, which has shed about 400 jobs in the last two years in an effort to become more competitive.
- This results in overstaffing of the call centre environment to ‘prop-up’ existing systems in the hope they will one day be replaced.
- And how will problems of overstaffing be dealt with?
Definition of overstaffed in:
- The US English dictionary