Translation of white-collar in Spanish:

white-collar

no manual, adj.

Pronunciation /wʌɪtˈkɒlə//ˈ(h)waɪt ˈˌkɑlər/

adjective

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    (job/worker) no manual
    (clerical) de oficina
    (clerical) administrativo
    • Other studies held that women in white-collar work, such as office employees, were the most common targets.
    • Good colleges, scholarships, white-collar jobs, a nice homemaker wife, and two kids were already tangible in his future.
    • About 50 million Americans work in these white-collar office jobs.
    • In the '90s a lot of corporations began to turn on their white-collar professional and managerial workers too.
    • By the following year it had grown to 60,000 members - mainly white-collar workers and professionals.
    • The auto maker has already cut executive bonuses and is eliminating 5,000 white-collar jobs.
    • Changes in employment that have downgraded the status and pay of many of the old white-collar professions have rendered this term almost meaningless.
    • It would usually be packed with white-collar workers from nearby office buildings.
    • Buyers are largely under-30 and have white-collar jobs in such areas as advertising or high-technology, Wu said.
    • However, they are proportionally under-represented in the white-collar professions and in the political system.
    • They want a degree that will put them into a position to get good, professional, white-collar jobs.
    • Suits and ties are symbols of white-collar jobs.
    • He mentioned a friend who had resigned from his white-collar professional position with a multinational company to become a teacher.
    • He doesn't seem to recognize the South as a region with a robust economy, white-collar professionals and growing urban areas.
    • The white-collar salaried professions, such as public administration and banking, did however, provide the potential for mobility.
    • In the past, training for white-collar professions was favored and emphasized, and titles and diplomas were fetishized.
    • Pilots, machinists and a section of white-collar employees own a combined 55 percent of United Airlines through such stock options.
    • The second wave of outsourcing, which began in the 1990s, threatens white-collar service and information technology jobs.
    • Office environments and work pressures are two major causes of white-collar health problems.
    • According to one study, more than one million white-collar jobs are likely to disappear from this country in the next 15 years.