The Meaning Of HR

The Meaning Of HR

29 Jan 12:00 by Lisa Allen


In the workplace, most people in Australia would recognise HR as meaning Human Resources. Yet have you ever stopped to think about what this actually means? What is the actual purpose of a HR Department? While a Human Resources Manager or a HR Department may perform many different functions, the overall purpose is:

  • to provide resources for the humans in the organisation.

That is to provide support and resources to people in the organisation to help each person and the company achieve their objectives. This can include working with other departments in the hiring and induction of new employees, providing the appropriate policies and procedures and generally assisting with the complex myriad of legislation that is part of hiring staff in today’s world.

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