In the process of creating a new resource you can make it of type vendor, human resource, machine, tool based on the type of resource you need. If you are creating a human resource then you will need to associate with a worker. This is a quick walk through of creating a worker.
In this walk through we didn’t associate the worker to any position setup any payroll information etc. These are certainly capabilities within AX but often we find people have many different solutions for payroll so there will be variability there. This is important to consider for costing purposes. Because the worker will be paid through payroll but you will have to decide how you handle the labor cost. A topic for a different post.