American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The persons employed in a business or organization; personnel.
- n. The field of personnel recruitment and management.
“As the job market picks up, some of those employees might choose to leave or retire, said Patricia Webb , chief human resources officer.”
“A survey by the human resources firm of Goodrich & Sherwood showed that a job hunter who saw only two companies a week could expect to look for work for at least a year.”
“We can't rely on a poor economy and have to keep a pulse on each employee," said Connie Spyropoulos-Linardakis , chief human resources officer at Salt Lake City-based Zions Bancorporation .”
“They'll find that in fact this is a very intriguing business," said David Rodriguez , executive vice president for global human resources at Marriott, speaking about the game, which is making its debut this week on Facebook.”
“The IOR-ARC's goals are regional development, economic and trade cooperation, liberalisation of the flow of goods, services and investment, technology and trade in general, cooperation in developing human resources and, when appropriate, joint pursuit of regional strategies in international fore.”
“A highly placed executive in ATI’s human resources department commented on the changes of 1977 and their effect on the ATI’s international operations:”
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