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human resources

pl.n.
1. (used with a pl. verb) The persons employed in a business or organization; personnel.
2. (used with a sing. verb)
a. The field of personnel recruitment, retention, and management.
b. The department within an organization that is concerned with hiring employees and explaining the organization's policies and conditions of employment.

human resources

pl n
1. (Economics)
a. the workforce of an organization
b. (as modifier): human-resources management; human-resources officer.
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. the office or department in an organization that interviews, appoints, or keeps records of employees
b. (as modifier): a human-resources consultancy.
3. (Economics) the contribution to an employing organization which its workforce could provide in effort, skills, knowledge, etc

hu′man resourc′es


n.
1. people, esp. the personnel employed by a given company, institution, or the like.
2. (used with a sing. v.) human resources department.
[1965–70]
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human resources

noun personnel, staff, workers, the workforce a drain on financial and human resources
Translations
المصادِرأو القُدُرات الإنسانيَّه
lidské zdrojezaměstnanci
arbejdskraftevner
capital humano
humán erõforráshumánpolitika
ľudské zdroje
insan kaynakları

human

(ˈhjuːmən) adjective
of, natural to, concerning, or belonging to, mankind. human nature; The dog was so clever that he seemed almost human.
noun
a person. Humans are not as different from animals as we might think.
ˈhumanly adverb
within human power. If it is humanly possible, he will do it.
human being
a person. Animals may behave like that, but human beings shouldn't.
human resources noun
the abilities and skills of people (used to refer to the benefit derived from them).
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