- Human resources are defined as the people employed by a company or the department in a company in charge of hiring, training, benefits and records.
An example of human resources is the department you would speak with to get more information about employee benefits.
- (used with a pl. verb) The persons employed in a business or organization; personnel.
- (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 - Computer Definition
The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees.