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Human Resources

1. The department of a company that deals with hiring and retaining employees, firing those who do not perform, and managing disputes between employees or between an employee and a manager. Human resources departments often manage pensions, insurance, and other benefits as well. They are most common in medium- and large-sized companies.

2. See: Human Capital.
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Question: In September, Jenny presents a doctor's note to the Human Resources Department stating that her due date will be Nov.
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Khalid Ali Bin Zayed, Director of Human Resources Department said the department conducts such internal activities and competitions aiming at encouraging employees in their areas of interest and extracurricular activities, which can boost their level of confidence in both professional and social life.
What it shows is that we're slightly behind locally, but when you put in the fringe benefits, it shows that we're slightly ahead,'' said Ed McLean, deputy director of the county Human Resources Department.
For more information about job opportunities currently available, contact the Monon Corporation Human Resources Department at 1-800-871-9061; or write to Human Resources Department, Monon Corporation, One Water Tower Drive, Box 655, Monon, IN 47959-0655.

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