help wanted

adjective

US
: related to or being advertisements for jobs that employers are seeking to fill
the help wanted ads in the newspaper

Examples of help wanted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Newsom’s political critics — not the dining kind — pointed out the irony of a help wanted ad for a $16-an-hour busser job at a Lake Tahoe area cafe the governor founded that’s part of a hospitality group now run by his sister. John Woolfolk, The Mercury News, 3 Apr. 2024 In the window of a shuttered florist’s, left over from Before: help wanted. Sigrid Nunez, Harper's Magazine, 16 Oct. 2023 In May, Bally’s Chicago put out a help wanted sign, looking to hire more than 700 positions — everything from card dealers and security to housekeeping and marketing — for the temporary casino. Robert Channick, Chicago Tribune, 17 Aug. 2023

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“Help wanted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/help%20wanted. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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