the amount of work that a machine, employee, or group of employees can be or is expected to perform.
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How to use workload in a sentence
Gowrappan said that flexibility is one key component or input of a solid mental health strategy, including trusting employees to manage their own workloads and their personal lives.Deep Dive: How companies and their employees are facing the future of work | Digiday | September 1, 2020 | Digiday
For groups like Bonding Against Adversity and Hmong Innovating Politics, which were already under-resourced before the pandemic, these changes will only add to their immediate workload.New U.S. Citizens Were One Of The Fastest-Growing Voting Blocs. But Not This Year. | Eileen Guo | August 31, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
In fact, some employees are compounding their own stress by hoarding paid time off, saving it for a time when a vacation can feel like a true break or feeling guilty about using it when workloads have changed and increased.
These “purpose-built” databases can handle workloads with much greater efficiency and speed than the monolithic, do-everything machines of the past.E-learning? There’s a database for that. Real-time data? That, too | Jason Sparapani | August 20, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
A survey in June by Peking University of more than 5,000 urban residents, who were employed at the start of the crisis in December, found that 11 percent had lost their jobs and 10 percent had zero or an inadequate workload.Haves and Have-Nots: Pandemic Recovery Explodes China’s Wealth Gap | Daniel Malloy | August 19, 2020 | Ozy
This means that the workload on other soldiers increases and that they have less vacation time and more responsibility.Iraqi Soldiers Bribe Officers So They Don't Have to Fight ISIS | Niqash | October 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But now the feelings of heartache increased as the workload diminished.
Instead, most cite the workload of the DC Circuit as a reason to maintain the vacancies.Republicans Continue to Refuse to Confirm Obama's Judicial Nominations | Jamelle Bouie | November 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
If she doubles her workload, however, she makes just £6 more.Jim Messina, How Could You Flip From Barack Obama to David Cameron? | Michael Tomasky | August 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
They can't have small car service operators, he says, because it would up the commission's workload.
Now, what kind of a workload do your agents have on an average?Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The increase anticipates greater administrative workload and higher grants to match increasing State payments.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman | Harry S. Truman
Mechanization and specialization of the family farm did not necessarily lighten the farmer's workload.Frying Pan Farm | Elizabeth Brown Pryor
British Dictionary definitions for workload
the amount of work to be done, esp in a specified period by a person, machine, etc
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