able to be employed; usable.
capable of holding a job and available for hire.
a person who is able to work and is available to be hired.
- em·ploy·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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How to use employable in a sentence
Top-ranked business schools with powerful brands don’t seem eager to upend successful programs that are still attracting thousands of applicants willing to spend as much as $200,000 for their degrees and producing highly employable graduates.Inside the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Tomorrow's Business Leaders | Katie Reilly | October 8, 2021 | Time
It would empower people to invest in their own skills and become more employable.The Pandemic Laid Bare the World’s Inequities. A Top Economist on Why We Need a New Social Contract | Dan Stewart | August 12, 2021 | Time
As a convicted murderer, I will need to convince the parole board not only that I have been rehabilitated, but also that I am able to be a productive and employable citizen.
They are very employable — these are really high performing girls.
Approximately 25 percent of employable Negro youth, for another example, are presently unemployed.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. | Alex Haley | January 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But someone who can do very advanced math isn't necessarily that much more employable.
They are suffering from what economists call "unemployment scarring": their time out of work has made them less employable.
I am not employable, in large part, because my health issues make me uninsurable.
They are employable enough where they suit, provided Mr. Huxley's caveat (p. 161) is steadily kept in mind.The Philosophy of Natural Theology | William Jackson
There are, however, an additional three and one half million employable people who are on relief.State of the Union Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt | Franklin D. Roosevelt
In 1968, 80 percent of employable women worked outside the home.Area Handbook for Bulgaria | Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole