take on (2)
Meaning: to give someone a jobSynonym: recruit, employ
- take on sb We need to take on two more workers in the warehouse.
- take sb on I promised to take Francine's sister on if we needed another typist.
- be taken on She was taken on as a temporary assistant at first, and now she's the office manager.
I'm sorry, but at the moment our company isn't taking on any more