human resource development (HRD)

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The part of human resource management that specifically deals with training and development of the employees.

Human resource development includes training an individual after he/she is first hired, providing opportunities to learn new skills, distributing resources that are beneficial for the employee's tasks, and any other developmental activities.

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Engineering companies frequently employ human resource development to help keep their employees current in new technologies and further advance their capabilities and depth of knowledge.
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My company uses human resource development to train employees in new skills so that we can promote individuals from within the company to positions of increased responsibility.
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You should have a good human resource development team on hand so that your employees know who to turn to.
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