What is staff?

  • (verb): Serve on the staff of.
    Example: "The two men staff the reception desk"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on staff:

Yukio Kasahara - Biography
... Japanese Army Academy in 1913, and from the 22nd class of the Army Staff College in November 1918 ... of the Imperial Japanese Army General Staff ... Kasahara returned to the 2nd Bureau of the General Staff in 1936 as Chief of the 4th Section, 5th Section and 6th Section, covering all of the European, American and Russian Intelligence ...
Staff - Other Uses
... People in employment within any organization Staff (military), the organ of military command and planning Staff (music), a set of five horizontal ...
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary - Leadership and Staffing
... Members appointed to the National Staff (see DIR, DVC, BC and BA below) have another chain to which they report ... Other staff officers are appointed based on skills and level of interest ... work with the other components of the Coast Guard, inherited the meme of staff officer abbreviations, and these are used extensively in internal documents and reports ...
Iwane Matsui - Early Military Career
1904–1905, and graduated from the 18th class of the Army Staff College in 1906 ... to 1922, Matsui was attached to the Vladivostok Expeditionary Force Staff for the Japanese Siberian Intervention against Bolshevik Red Army forces in ... to be head of the 2nd Bureau of the Imperial Japanese Army General Staff from 1925 to 1928, then attached to the Army General Staff until 1929 when he was ...
Songwriter - Staff Writers
... agreement with a publisher are known as "staff writers" ... Being a staff writer effectively means that during the term of a songwriter's contract with a publisher, all their songs are automatically published by the company to which they signed ... In the Nashville country music scene, there is a strong staff writer culture where contracted writers work normal "9-to-5" hours at the publishing office and are paid a regular salary ...

More definitions of "staff":

  • (noun): (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written.
    Synonyms: stave
  • (noun): The body of teachers and administrators at a school.
    Example: "The dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"
    Synonyms: faculty
  • (noun): Building material consisting of plaster and hair; used to cover external surfaces of temporary structure (as at an exposition) or for decoration.
  • (noun): A rod carried as a symbol.
  • (verb): Provide with staff.
    Example: "This position is not always staffed"
  • (noun): Personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task.
    Example: "The hospital has an excellent nursing staff"; "the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions"
  • (noun): A strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose.
    Example: "He walked with the help of a wooden staff"

Famous quotes containing the word staff:

    When the reviews are bad I tell my staff that they can join me as I cry all the way to the bank.
    Wladziu Valentino Liberace (1919–1987)

    I shall not want false witness to condemn me,
    Nor store of treasons to augment my guilt.
    The ancient proverb will be well effected:
    “A staff is quickly found to beat a dog.”
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    In the far South the sun of autumn is passing
    Like Walt Whitman walking along a ruddy shore.
    He is singing and chanting the things that are part of him,
    The worlds that were and will be, death and day.
    Nothing is final, he chants. No man shall see the end.
    His beard is of fire and his staff is a leaping flame.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)