On Staffing: Advice and Perspectives from HR Leaders / Edition 1

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Overview

Praise for ON STAFFING

Advice and Perspectives from HR Leaders

"On Staffing will become the bible for staffing professionals. The essays cover from the beginning (finding) to the end (retaining) of staffing procedures. The timely, realistic, practical, and enduring essays will define the standard for the staffing process. This book will serve as a resource guide for staffing professionals who seek best practices and line managers who realize that staffing is the key to their success. The editors have done a masterful job selecting thoughtful writers who have both good ideas and experience implementing the ideas. They have also ensured that each essay offers practical advice."

––Dave Ulrich

Professor of Business, University of Michigan

author, Why the Bottom Line Isn't!

"On Staffing is an absolutely essential resource for anyone with recruiting, development, or retention responsibilities. It should be no more than an arm's length away from every HR professional and in every manager's office."

––Robert Pike

College Relations Director

Associate Director, Global Talent Supply

The Procter & Gamble Company

With essays from staffing experts covering these subjects and more…

  • Building a global employer brand
  • Leadership and recruiting
  • Human resources outsourcing
  • The generational shift
  • Effective cross-cultural communication
  • Technology and Internet recruiting
  • Using the media as a recruiting tool
  • Reversing the brain drain
  • Low-cost/no-cost recruiting
  • Replenishing the workforce
  • Diversity in staffing
  • Recruiting on campus and from the military
  • Special recruiting events
  • Staffing overseas operations
  • Recruiting for creative enterprises
  • Human resources and security
  • Analyzing human resources investments
  • Employee retention strategies
  • Future recruiting trends
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Editorial Reviews

Dave Ulrich
On Staffing will become the bible for staffing professionals. The essays cover from the beginning (finding) to the end (retaining) of staffing procedures. The timely, realistic, practical, and enduring essays will define the standard for the staffing process. This book will serve as a resource guide for staffing professionals who seek best practices and line managers who realize that staffing is the key to their success. The editors have done a masterful job selecting thoughtful writers who have both good ideas and experience implementing the ideas. They have also ensured that each essay offers practical advice. (Professor of Business, University of Michigan, author, "Why the Bottom Line Isn't")
Robert Pike
On Staffing is an absolutely essential resource for anyone with recruiting, development, or retention responsibilities. It should be no more than an arm's length away from every HR professional and in every manager's office. (College Relations Director, Associate Director, Global Talent Supply, The Procter & Gamble Company)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471410690
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/24/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

NICHOLAS C. BURKHOLDER is a global authority on the acquisition, development, and retention of human capital. He is the founder of Staffing.org and HREngineer, as well as the coauthor of The Executive Career Guide for MBAs, also from Wiley.

PRESTON J. EDWARDS Sr. is CEO of iMinorities, Inc., a subsidiary of Black Collegian Services, Inc., which publishes Black Collegian magazine and Black MBA magazine.

LIBBY SARTAIN is Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief People Yahoo at Yahoo! Inc., where she leads Yahoo!’s global human resources effort.

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Table of Contents

About the Editors and Contributors
Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1 The Revolution Continues 1
Ch. 2 Managing Your Workforce 7
Ch. 3 Generational Shift 12
Ch. 4 Positioning Success from the Start: Strategic Employee Assessment and Assimilation Practices 19
Ch. 5 The Critical Role of Recruiting - Strategic Hiring 30
Ch. 6 Employer Branding - The Last Legal Advantage in Winning the War for Talent 35
Ch. 7 Building a Global Employer Brand in Five (Actually More) Lessons 48
Ch. 8 Cross-Cultural Communication 54
Ch. 9 Becoming a Great Recruiter 62
Ch. 10 Leadership and Recruiting 64
Ch. 11 Top 10 Secrets to Effective Networking 68
Ch. 12 Reversing the Brain Drain: Strategies to Bridge the Corporate Recruiting Skills Gap 72
Ch. 13 A Primer on Internet Recruiting 80
Ch. 14 Integrating e-Recruiting and HR Processes 84
Ch. 15 When Less Is More: Eight Basic Essentials You Must Know about HR Business Process Outsourcing 97
Ch. 16 Contract Recruiting 108
Ch. 17 Outsourced Recruiting 116
Ch. 18 The Partnering of Staffing Relationships from an External Recruiter's Perspective 133
Ch. 19 The Boutique Search Firm 140
Ch. 20 Using Quality Processes 146
Ch. 21 Hiring Is a Process - Not an Event 152
Ch. 22 The Staffing Process - with an Emphasis on Volume Recruiting 161
Ch. 23 Using Collaboration to Hire Smarter and Maximize Recruitment ROI - in Any Economy 175
Ch. 24 Radical Recruiting: Using Culture, Public Relations, and $0 to Get Results 183
Ch. 25 Low Cost/No Cost Recruiting: Leverage What You've Got Before You Spend One More Dime on Recruiting 190
Ch. 26 Building a Strong Workforce through Affiliation 199
Ch. 27 Replenishing the Workforce 205
Ch. 28 The Future Is Closer Than It Appears: Recruitment Marketing to a Multicultural Workforce 212
Ch. 29 Key Success Factors for Managing Your Campus Recruiting Program: The Good Times and Bad 219
Ch. 30 Work-Integrated Learning Programs: Proven Value for Staffing Professionals 230
Ch. 31 Optimum Source: The Military 239
Ch. 32 The Role of Staffing in Mergers and Acquisitions 244
Ch. 33 Selecting High-Talent Professionals in the Competitive Global Marketplace 251
Ch. 34 The Challenges of Staffing Overseas Operations 254
Ch. 35 The Challenges of Recruiting for Those in Creative Enterprises 267
Ch. 36 Management Recruitment: Current and Future Models for the Service Industry 273
Ch. 37 General Management Perspective on Staffing: The Staffing Commandments 280
Ch. 38 Financial Impact of New Human Capital Acquisition Technology 287
Ch. 39 Preparing to Take the Next Step in the Utilization of HR Technology 302
Ch. 40 The Human Resources - Security Relationship 308
Ch. 41 Comprehensive and Effective Relocations 317
Ch. 42 Business and Workforce Environment 325
Ch. 43 Elusive and Critical: The Role of Group Dynamics in Recruitment and Retention 333
Ch. 44 Measured Employee Development and Verification of Core Expertise 340
Ch. 45 Retention - The Key to the Human Capital Cycle 351
Ch. 46 It's Time for a Strategic Approach to Retaining Talent 356
Ch. 47 Metrics Are Everything - Why, What, and How to Choose 364
Ch. 48 How to Make Trends and Influence Strategy: Becoming an Effective Leader of the Recruiting Function 372
Ch. 49 The Future of Recruiting: The Human Capital Marketplace 382
Ch. 50 Assessing Future Recruitment Trends with The New York Times Job Market Confidence Index 396
Conclusion: Biblical Boats, Medieval Spires, and Cesium Clocks Have More in Common with Staffing Than Meets the Eye 403
Index 409
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