Personnel meaning

pûrsə-nĕl
Personnel are the people who are working for a specific company or on a specific project.

An example of personnel is the customer service staff you hire to answer phones at your office.

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Of or relating to the division within a business or other enterprise whose functions include hiring and training employees, and administering their benefits.
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A personnel department or office.
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The department of human resources in an organization.
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Persons employed in any work, enterprise, service, establishment, etc.
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The people employed by or active in an organization, business, or service.
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Origin of personnel

  • French from Old French personal from Latin persōnālis personality

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French personnel.

    From Wiktionary