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Definition of

headcount reduction

HR & Personnel

reducing number of employees a reduction in the number of people employed by a company in circumstances such as a drop in the amount of sales

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Definitions of ’headcount reduction’ and meaning of ’headcount reduction’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’headcount reduction’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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