personnel department


the department in an organization dealing with matters involving employees, as hiring, training, labor relations, and benefits.

Nearby words

  1. personification,
  2. personify,
  3. personned,
  4. personnel,
  5. personnel agency,
  6. persorption,
  7. perspective,
  8. perspectively,
  9. perspectivism,
  10. perspex

Origin of personnel department

First recorded in 1940–45

Also called human resources department. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019