Please stop referring to people as Resources!!!

A projector is a resource. Natural gas is a resource. Oil is a resource. I’m a human. When I work for a company I’m an employee – aka staff. When I’m referred to as a Resource it makes me feel like a commodity line item on a spreadsheet. Please use the word staff instead. It makes me feel human again and makes you look like you care.

2 Comments on "Please stop referring to people as Resources!!!"

  1. The best reference I’ve heard is instead of resource is “the talent!”. However people think you are being patronizing. 🙂

  2. Martin Burns | March 25, 2013 at 4:51 pm | Reply

    Soylent Green Is Made Of Resources!

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