Human resources is the set of individuals who make up the workforce of an
organization, business sector, or an economy. In regarding to "job
descriptions", Human Resources is the division within a clothing company
that is in charge of various aspects of employment throughout the company.
They often manage the hiring & firing of employees. They also manage
401K plans, medical benefits, payroll, etc.
"Human capital" is sometimes used synonymously with human resources,
although human capital typically refers to a more narrow view; i.e., the
knowledge the individuals embody and can contribute to an organization.
Likewise, other terms sometimes used include "manpower", "talent", "labour"/"labor"
or simply "people". The professional discipline and business function that
oversees an organization's human resources is called human resource
management (HRM, or simply HR).
Plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an
organization. Excludes managers who primarily focus on compensation and
benefits and training and development .
Welcome to the human resources job
description section of the Apparel Search employment
directory. In this section of our guide we present
information relevant to a career as a human resources.
Although for many of our
career descriptions we provide
information that we have developed internally, a large
portion of this
section relies heavily on user input. No one knows a
career path better than someone that has actually worked
in the particular position. Therefore, we welcome
members of the fashion community to submit their
personal experience to this page. Active members
fashion industry are welcome to contribute to the
job descriptions by using the comment area below.
have previously or currently work as a human resources please add your insight
to the community discussion. Educators such as
fashion school teachers and
knowledgeable garment industry veterans are also welcome to
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More specifically, let's education regarding this
particular career path.
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