Hire and Keep the Best People: 21 Practical & Proven Techniques You Can Use Immediately!
From corner cubicle to corporate suite, managers today say their biggest concern is the competition for talent. The critical constraint on the growth and success of any business is the ability to attract and keep excellent people. Unfortunately, very few managers have been thoroughly trained in the process of personnel selection.
Here, Brian Tracy draws on over 20 years of training managers in the art of employee selection to pinpoint the 21 most important, proven principles of employee recruitment and retention. In a single, brief, easy-to-read volume, Tracy summarizes the essential information every manager must know to attract the most capable, committed employees and to make sure they continue to be active contributors to the company for years to come.
For each of these 21 techniques, Tracy explains the underlying principle and offers an Action Exercise that enables readers to apply the technique immediately and see the results for themselves. Filled with proven, practical knowledge, Hire and Keep the Best People distills years of hard-won wisdom into a quick and easy set of techniques, offering managers effective steps they can take today to find, select, hire, orient, train, and retain the best people for their business.
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I read the book in Romanian, but the translation seems pretty good. We are in the process of selection for Outdoor Holidays® and I remember I had the book on the shelf for some time. I spent few hours ... Read full review
The Critical Skill
1 Make Selection Your Top Priority
2 Think Through the Job
3 Write Out the Job Description
4 Cast a Wide Net
5 Interview Effectively
6 Look for the Best Predictor of Success
7 Probe Past Performance
14 Solve Problems Quickly
15 Improve Performance Professionally
16 Assume the Best of Intentions
17 Satisfy Their Deepest Needs
18 Practice Participatory Management
19 Make Them Feel Important
20 Create a Great Place to Work
21 Focus on Your People Continually
8 Check Resumes and References Carefully
9 Practice the Law of Three
10 Make the Decision Properly
11 Negotiate the Right Salary
12 Start Them Off Right
13 Start Them Off Strong