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human resources

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhuman resourcesˌhuman reˈsources / $ ˌ.. ˈ.../ noun  BEBBB[uncountable] (abbreviation HR) in a company, the department that deals with employing, training, and helping peopleGRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?Human resources is usually followed by a singular verb: Human resources deals with changes to contracts.In British English, you can also use a plural verb: Human resources deal with changes to contracts.
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human resourcesSuch efforts put heavy strains on the financial and human resources of the organization.I would also add that the unchecked operation of market forces in educational settings is wasteful of material and human resources.The directors of finance, human resources and the parks and recreation departments would no longer need this approval.Geoff Pye is director of human resources, Forte Restaurants.The vice president of human resources, Sam Smith, had brought the game with him.What I had seen of Czechoslovakia was a society which encouraged a miserable waste of human resources.Company Human Resource Policies - a two-and-a-half-day programme for those directors concerned with human resources and with responsibility for leading strategic change.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhuman resourcesˌhuman reˈsources noun [plural]HUMAN RESOURCES1the abilities and skills of people, especially the employees of an organizationWe believe we have the human resources, the management resources and the capital for this project.Continuing investment in capital and human resources resulted in steady productivity gains.2 abbreviation HR the department in an organization that deals with employing, training, and helping employees SYN PERSONNEL
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