Jeff started before any of them sat down.
“I'm convinced that this teamwork thing is the key to staffing, and everything else.”
Bobby responded first. “I agree. We need to get our recruiters moving right away, Clare.”
“Hold on a second.” Jeff sat down and put his feet on the table. “I think it's going to be a lot harder than we thought to hire eighty people.” Before Clare could confirm or deny his assessment, Jeff continued. “I mean, what did we hire last year? Twenty?”
Clare corrected him. “Almost thirty.”
“Right,” Jeff explained, “Thirty to get twenty, because of the turnover.”
Jeff directed the next question to her. “Okay, if we have to more than double that number of hires, do you think we'll be better or worse at ...