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English definition of “Office of Personnel Management”

Office of Personnel Management

noun     (abbreviation OPM) GOVERNMENT, HR
an independent organization that finds and employs people to work for the US government : Only 6.6 % of the nation's federal workers do any telecommuting , according to a study released by the Office of Personnel Management . → Compare civil service
(Definition of Office of Personnel Management noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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