Definition of personnel department in English:

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personnel department

Pronunciation: /ˈˌpərs(ə)nˈˌel dəˈpärtmənt/ /dēˈpärtmənt/

noun

The part of an organization concerned with the hiring, training, and welfare of employees.
Example sentences
  • Policymakers designed seminars to educate the country's top management and their personnel departments about aging workers.
  • Accommodation officers at local universities and colleges, and personnel departments at big employers in your area will often help find someone suitable.
  • It used to be that staff in personnel departments talked to people.

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Syllabification: per·son·nel de·part·ment

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