Human resources kit for dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, 2001 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
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Human Resources Kit For Dummies offers a wealth of practical information, insights, and tools to help align an organization’s human resources practices and policies with its overall business objectives. It provides detailed guidelines on how to set up and implement successful HR practices, as well as actual tools you can use right now – forms, templates, Web site links, and much more.

Whether you’re a small business owner or a HR professional, you’ll appreciate this up-to-date guide to the most common HR functions, including hiring, benefits administration, performance evaluation, and training. If you want to create an employee-friendly workplace or find new ways to compensate your top people, Human Resources Kit For Dummies gives you the information you need to

    li>Develop a recruiting strateg
  • Find great staffing source
  • Create the right benefits package
  • Make offers candidates accep
  • Outsource and use temporary hel
  • Keep current on employment law

This helpful guide will help you get the maximum mileage out of job fairs and online recruiting, create effective wage structures, dole out kudos and discipline – and keep it all legal! You’ll get an overview of key issues impacting HR administration, and understand how the process works, from staffing to benefits. You’ll understand the changing needs and demands of both the marketplace and your employees, discover new motivational techniques, and develop wages and benefits packages that keep you competitive. You’ll find expert advice on every aspect of HR, including

    li>Anti-discrimination legislatio
  • Developing a “flat” organizatio
  • Recruiting on campu
  • How to read a resum
  • Interviewing prospective employee
  • Wooing reluctant candidate
  • Using temporary employee
  • Measuring employee performanc
  • Firing or laying off employee
  • Designing training and development plan

The book also includes a CD-ROM packed with vital forms and contracts, from job application forms and sample employee policies to performance appraisals and benefit plan worksheets. For small business owners or HR professionals who need a helpful reference to the kinds of issues companies deal with daily, Human Resources Kit For Dummies is the friendly guide that makes HR simple and easy

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