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Human Resources (HR)

She works in Human Resources.
  the portion of the firm’s organization that deals with the hiring, firing, training, and other personnel issues
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Sometimes called the "Personnel Department" or just "Personnel".
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  • She works in Human Resources.
  • She was determined to make Human Resources strategic rather than merely concerned with transactions and compliance.
  • So he asked around human resources, got me an interview, and a week later, I began work in the data-entry department.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Oscar followed orders and presented himself at the Adjutant General building—the Army’s human resources unit.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts

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  • I had sent my letter to "Dear Human Resources" and was so surprised to be hearing from the owner of the company that I asked her to repeat her last name.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • Dantes had exhausted all human resources, and he then turned to God.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Fifteen trains leave Lecheraa every twenty-four hours, says Jose Patricio Sanchez Arellano, who handles human resources for Lecheraa and other stations for Ferrocarril y Terminal del Valle de Mexico.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • In the 1960s and 1970s, the Dutch psychologist Geert Hofstede was working for the human resources department of IBM’s European headquarters.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • It took him ten minutes to figure out that Logan Rourke had worked for Harvard Law School, and another fifteen to hack into the human resources files there.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Both careered as independent consultants; Jesse in human resources and Sarah in change management.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack

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  • As luck would have it, the human resources were available.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • They’re similar to human resources people in large corporations.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • A window into the squandered human resources in conservative Muslim societies is the Women’s Detention Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • These started with committee reports— the committee on food resources and natural conservation, the committees on artifacts and inventory, on waste disposal and camp sanitation, on exterior security, on human resources and labor allotment, on recruitment and immigration, on conservation of arts and sciences, on constitution, codification, and justice, on food preparation, on housing and city planning— Cowper seemed to enjoy the endless talk and Rod was forced to admit that the others…
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • One factory, S. J. Mariol, hires only women ages eighteen to twenty-five, says Leydi Karina Lopez, head of human resources at the company.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Consider the costs of allowing half a country’s human resources to go untapped.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • …office; Norberto Giron with the International Organization for Migration; Glenda Gallardo, the principal economist, and Alex Calix, the director of national development information, at the United Nations Development Program in Honduras; Francis Jeanett Gomez Irias, a social worker with the Instituto Hondureno de la Ninez y la Familia; Nubia Esther Gomez, a nurse with the program; and Leydi Karina Lopez, the head of human resources of S. J. Mariol, a clothing factory in Tegucigalpa.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Human Resources (HR) [6] , personnel [1] , employee turnover [9]
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