Human-resources definitions

The persons employed in a business or organization; personnel.
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A department, in a company or institution, responsible for personnel records, company benefits, hiring and training of employees, etc.; personnel department.
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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.

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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.
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(management) The personnel department of an organization, dealing with the recruitment, administration, management and training of employees; abbreviated as HR.
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(management) The personnel employed in an organization.
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The field of personnel recruitment, retention, and management.
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The department within an organization that is concerned with hiring employees and explaining the organization's policies and conditions of employment.
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