There are a multitude of terms used to describe the human labour used in businesses. Staff, workers and team can be used in most contexts but can sound cold and disconnected from the key contributions they make individually and as a group for the business. Personnel, human capital, human resources and talent often sound “buzzword-y” and bedded in corporate-speak. Using ‘people’ removes divides between management and non-management. Whatever their capacity in the workplace, it is the people who make the business operate.
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