The Essential HR Handbook

By Sharon Armstrong and Barbara Mitchell

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"The Essential HR Handbook" sheds light on the issues that keep managers up at night. It is filled with tools, tips, checklists and road maps to guide you through a maze of people and legal issues; from recruiting and retaining the best employees to terminating poor performers.

With this book, you’ll learn how to effectively and efficiently:

  • Manage each employee, starting on his or her first day
  • Oversee a multigenerational workforce
  • Appraise job performance
  • Provide equitable pay, benefits and total rewards strategies
  • Identify legal pitfalls and stay out of court

Product Details

Label Value
ISBN 978-1-56414-990-9
Publisher Career Press
Published Copyright 2008
Pages 255
Format Paperback

Table of Contents

1 Strategic Planning and Mission Statements
2 Optimal Staffing
3 Orientation and Onboarding
4 Training and Development
5 Useful Performance Evaluations
6 Benefits
7 Compensation
8 Employee Relations
9 Legal Considerations
10 Managing a Diverse Workforce
11 Technology
12 21st-Century Workplace Challenges

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