Hiring and Keeping the Best People / Edition 1

Hiring and Keeping the Best People / Edition 1

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by Harvard Business School Press
     
 


Harvard Business Essentials are comprehensive, solution-oriented paperbacks for business readers of all levels of experience. In today's ever-changing business environment, hiring an all-star work force and keeping it in place is a challenge for any organization. With an overview on topics such as recruiting the right people, cultivating the right culture,… See more details below

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Harvard Business Essentials are comprehensive, solution-oriented paperbacks for business readers of all levels of experience. In today's ever-changing business environment, hiring an all-star work force and keeping it in place is a challenge for any organization. With an overview on topics such as recruiting the right people, cultivating the right culture, avoiding employee burnout, and calculating employee turnover, Hiring and Keeping the Best People offers managers a clear understanding of how to hire more effectively and increase retention. Packed with hands-on tips and tools, this helpful guide provides actionable and practical advice for managers and human resources professionals alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578518753
Publisher:
Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Harvard Business Essentials
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
716,993
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1The Hiring Process: Attracting the Best People1
2Beyond the Hiring Basics: Details You Need to Know31
3Keeping the Best: Essential Retention Strategies57
4Market-Wise Retention: Competing in the War for Talent87
5Developing the Talent You Have: Strategies for Training and Development101
6Workplace Factors That Affect Hiring and Retention: Focusing on Culture115
7When All Else Fails: Keeping Talented Employees, Even After They Leave135
App. A: Sample Job Description143
App. B: Targeted Interview Questions145
App. C: Legal Landmines in Hiring151
Notes155
Glossary159
For Further Reading161
Index165
About the Subject Adviser169
About the Writer170

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