Human Resources Definition

The people who provide skills, knowledge, and services that help a business to operate efficiently; a resource of the company aside from the financial and material assets.

Extended Definition
Human resources is a term used to describe the staff and other people that help the business run and function. People resources contribute in any way to benefit the business.

This term, when applied to people directly, indicates the business’s most important resource. Human resources is also used to describe the professionals and the policies that manage employees.

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Rachel Blakely-Gray | May 01, 2023

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