RE: This or These Personnel?

Subject: RE: This or These Personnel?
From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: "'Dori Green'" <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 13:49:34 -0500

Dori Green wrote:

"Personnel is a department, and it's such a dehumanizing word that even
_they_ prefer to be referred to as "Human Resources".

People do the work."

While I agree that "people do the work," personnel also refers to more than
one person. However, it can also be a division of a company that deals with
human relations (or as a roadblock when trying to get a position within a

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