hire-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: a person newly employed

Commentary: HIRE[+person][+role][+employee][+new]

It's an orientation meeting for this month's hires.
The new hire will go through a six week training program.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: the act of employing someone or something for a service

Commentary: HIRE[+event][+employment][+of_service]

The hire of an outside consultant caused grumbling among her staff.
I've arranged for the hire of a limousine to take us to the wedding.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2