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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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Multiple obstacles to implementation often occur, ranging from lack of financial resources to lack of buy-in from senior personnel.
One recent effort deserves mention--a project to develop a focused audit planning process, which was rolled out to taxpayers and LMSB personnel in October.
A single nasal culture positive for MRSA is not sufficient evidence to implicate a healthcare worker as the source of MRSA transmission: most colonized personnel are recipients rather than sources of MRSA.
In the succeeding chapters, Maintain discusses briefly the most outstanding historical cases in which the Personnel of the Church, either through blindness or blatant arrogance, and disregarding the assistance of the Holy Spirit, did and said things for which the Person of the Church of Christ now has to blush: the Crusades, the treatment of the Jews, the Inquisition, the trial of Galileo and the burning of Joan of Arc.
The taxpayer or power of attorney and IRS personnel jointly prepare the LMSB PFA agreement.
Like most Americans, military personnel consider take-home pay when comparing employment opportunities.
Levert will look through their personnel database of 'certified' candidates - their pre-interviewed and pre-screened top-drawer workers - and their pool of registered 'temporary' candidates which have not gone through Levert's interviewing process and reference checks.
Personnel costs or any other costs of doing business in libraries should not be studied in isolation of mission and programmatic priorities.
Staff training needs have been addressed by identifying competencies needed by direct service personnel (Cohen, Patton, & Melia, 1985; Parent, Hill, 1990; Renzaglia & Everson, 1990) and by program managers (Brooke, Sale & Moon, in press).
Video Wall Wizard: The Video Wall Wizard provides scenario wall management, allowing operations center personnel to change the configuration of videos on the operations center video wall.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In an effort to provide and deliver services in the most effective and efficient way for the Air Force, military officials plan to realign about 170 civilian personnel positions to the Air Force Personnel Center at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.
Upon arrival of cargo, personnel from SDDC's 838th Transportation Battalion inspected vehicles and containers to verify dimensional data, inspect hazardous material, review documentation and load break-bulk cargo onto flat racks.