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Confusing Words > personal and personnel
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

PERSONAL AND PERSONNEL
personnel -> the people who are employed in a company, organization or one of the armed forces or the department of a company or organization that deals with its employees when they first join, when they need training or when they have any problems (=> Human Resources)

Examples:

For more information about the job, please contact the personnel manager.

Whoís the personnel manager in this company?

Personnel selection is the process which is used to hire individuals.

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personal -> private

Examples:

My letter was answered by his personal assistant.

I donít want to discuss it, itís a personal matter.








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