human capital

Definition

The set of skills which an employee acquires on the job, through training and experience, and which increase that employee's value in the marketplace.

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The Human Resources department has switched its focus to the development of human capital in order to keep and develop its current workforce.

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It is often said that the most valuable corporate resource is that of human capital which enables employees to adapt and growth in their role within the company.

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The supervisor of Acme Inc. values human capital greatly, so he hired the job candidate who did not have a master's degree but had 15 years of experience on the job.

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