Hiring the right employees can feel like a game of chance. And being proactive and getting out there to recruit new talent can seem even more difficult. This book helps managers navigate the seemingly murky waters of the talent pool-- and come up with champions!
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Arthur R. Pell, Ph.D., has written nearly 40 books on management, career planning, and human relations, including The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Managing People and The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Team Building, A nationally known lecturer in human resources management, Dr. Pell lives in Hempstead, New York.
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Book Description Alpha. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028639014
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Book Description Alpha, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. SETTING THE STAGESTARTING THE PROCESS. 1. 20 Mistakes Companies Make in Hiring People. Poor Planning. Limiting Sources. Poor Screening. Poor Interviewing. Poor Selection. Losing Good Candidates. 2. Do You Know What You're Looking For. A Job Is Open. What Does This Job Entail. What You Seek in a Candidate. What Do I Have to Pay to Get the Person I Need. II. COMPLYING WITH THE LAWS--AND THERE ARE LOTS OF THEM. 3. What the Laws on Employment Cover. The Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. The Americans with Disabilities Act. Equal Pay Act of 1963. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. 4. Watch Your Language. Testing Your Knowledge of the EEO Laws. Job Specifications. Help-Wanted Ads. Things You'd Like to Know But Can't Ask. Does Your Application Form Comply. 5. More on Employment Laws. Affirmative Action. Hiring Non-U.S. Citizens. What Happens When Laws Are Violated. III. SOURCES FOR CANDIDATES. 6. Your Best Bet May Be Close By. Internal Transfers and Promotions. Finding the Right Candidate from Within the Company. Promotion Policies. Using Current Employees as a Recruiting Source. Former Employees. 7. Writing Employment Advertising. Where to Place Your Ad. Choosing the Format. Making the Ad Stand Out. Working with Ad Agencies. Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Ad. 8. Employment Agencies. Should You Use an Employment Agency. Picking the Right Agency. Working Effectively with the Agency. Government Job Services. Not-For-Profit Agencies. Team Members Who Are Not on Your Payroll. 9. Headhunters. Agencies vs. Headhunters. The Cost of Using Headhunters. Choosing the Right Recruiter. A Case Study. 10. Other Sources. Recruiting at Colleges. Community Colleges. Trade and Technical Schools. Recruiting Networks. Where Else Can You Look. Walk-Ins and Write-Ins. 11. Using the Internet as a Recruiting Source. Using Your Web Pages. Using Internet Referral Services. 12. Recruiting for Tough-to-Fill Jobs. Hiring Technical Personnel. Hiring Sales Representatives. Other Areas in Short Supply. 4: Weeding Out the Unqualified. 13. ResumesThe Applicant's Sales Tool. Skimming Through the Deluge. Resume Styles. Evaluating a Resume. Detecting Resume Fraud. 14. The Application Form. The Application Serves Many Purposes. Clauses to Protect You. Different Forms for Different Jobs. Evaluating the Application. 15. Prescreening Applicants. Figuring the Cost. Using Special Application Forms. The Telephone Screening Interview. V. MAKING THE INTERVIEW MORE MEANINGFUL. 16. Planning the Interview. Planning the Questions to Ask. The Structured Interview. 17. Face to Face with the Applicant. Getting Started. Asking Questions. Ferreting Out the Intangibles. Giving Information to the Applicant. Closing the Interview. Remembering the Applicant. 18. Barriers to Good Interviewing. Ten Common Mistakes Interviewers Make. Check Your Interviewing Techniques. Poor Communication. Dealing with Problem Applicants. 19. Special Types of Interviews. Interviews by Several People. The Assessment Center. Digging Deeper. VI. MAKING THE HIRING DECISION. 20. Using Tests. How Good Are Employment Tests. Nontraditional Approaches. Other Tests. Medical Exams. 21. Checking References. Conducting the Reference Check. How to Avoid Getting Meaningless Information. Using Outside Investigators. 22. Making the Decision. Don't Kid Yourself. Can the Appl. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0028639014