Competing for Talent: Key Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Becoming an Employer of Choice

Competing for Talent: Key Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Becoming an Employer of Choice

by Nancy S. Ahlrichs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0891061487

ISBN-13: 9780891061489

Pub. Date: 09/25/2000

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

The red-hot competition for talented employees is no longer new. Employers everywhere know that attracting and keeping exceptional talent is crucial to success in today's economy. Competing for Talent offers a comprehensive approach to recruiting and retaining the employees everyone wants. Nancy S. Ahlrichs shows employers how to meld management, organization

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Overview

The red-hot competition for talented employees is no longer new. Employers everywhere know that attracting and keeping exceptional talent is crucial to success in today's economy. Competing for Talent offers a comprehensive approach to recruiting and retaining the employees everyone wants. Nancy S. Ahlrichs shows employers how to meld management, organization design, human resources and marketing in a way that turns the company into a magnet for top performers—an Employer of Choice. Ahlrichs takes us inside America's most successful businesses to show how Employers of Choice go beyond compensation and benefits to focus on building and communicating a top-employer reputation. She offers valuable strategies, action plans, tools and information that any business can use to become an Employer of Choice. And she includes a wealth of suggestions that companies can put into place immediately—including techniques for calculating the costs of turnover, tips on how to use technology to attract top candidates, ways to increase the number of accepted offers and advice on creating a "Wow!" experience for new employees.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891061489
Publisher:
Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Publication date:
09/25/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.49(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

The Competition for Talent is Here to Stay
How Employers of Choice Are Winning the Talent Wars
Learning From Employers of Choice
Employer of Choice Foundation Strategies
Building and Communicating a Top-Employer Reputation
Creative Strategies for Recruiting Top Talent
How Employers of Choice are Redesigning Recruitment
Only You Will Do!
Surfing for Recruiting Results Online
Finding New Hires in Unlikely Places
Comprehensive Strategies for Retaining Top Performers
Understanding Why Employees Leave
Managing and Leading for Retention
Retrain, Develop, and Profit
New Compensation and Benefits Strategies
Becoming an Employer of Choice
Special Resource Section: Retaining Information Technology Brainpower

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