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Personnel is a plural noun. You do not talk about 'personnels' or 'a personnel'.
|Noun||1.||personnel - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"|
guerilla force, guerrilla force - an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
paramilitary, paramilitary force, paramilitary organisation, paramilitary organization, paramilitary unit - a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
private security force, security force - a privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industry
patrol - a group that goes through a region at regular intervals for the purpose of security
rank and file, rank - the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel"
staff - personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task; "the hospital has an excellent nursing staff"; "the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions"
line personnel - personnel having direct job performance responsibilities
management personnel - personnel having overall planning and direction responsibilities
|2.||personnel - the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management|
head of personnel → jefe/a m/f de personal
personnel carrier N → vehículo m militar para transporte de tropas
armoured or > armored personnel carrier (US) → camión m blindado
personnel department N → departamento m de personal, sección f de personal
personnel director N → director(a) m/f de personal
personnel file N → historial m personal
personnel management N → administración f de personal, gestión f de personal
personnel manager N → jefe/a m/f de personal
personnel officer N → jefe/a m/f de personal (subordinado al "personnel manager" si lo hay)
personnel policy N → política f en materia de personal
personnel record N → historial m personal