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Smart Hiring at the Next Level : The Complete Guide to Finding and Hiring the Best Employees

ISBN-10: 1402205899
ISBN-13: 9781402205897
Edition: 1st 2006
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Binding: Perfect 
Pages: 261
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Smart hires transform tenuous small businesses into established companies.

Introductionp. vi
Smart hiring for the 21st centuryp. viii
Why this book? To save you time and money!p. ix
Hiring the Best Employeesp. 1
The changing workforcep. 2
The impact of employee turnoverp. 3
The hiring survival checklistp. 4
Alternatives to recruitingp. 14
The Legal Requirements of Hiringp. 19
What laws applyp. 20
Common selection issuesp. 24
Negligent hiringp. 29
Enforcement and recordkeepingp. 30
State requirementsp. 33
Job Descriptions and Compensationp. 35
The importance of job descriptionsp. 36
Job analysis and auditp. 38
Writing job descriptionsp. 41
Determining compensationp. 43
Recruiting the Bestp. 49
Recruiting as a hiring toolp. 50
The recruiting planp. 51
Budgeting for recruitingp. 54
Internal recruiting and referralsp. 58
Identifying applicants' motivationsp. 60
Enhancing organizational imagep. 61
Exploring sources of laborp. 66
Locating external applicantsp. 73
Creating an attractive job noticep. 84
Developing labor pools for the futurep. 88
Family and Friends: Dealing with Nepotismp. 91
Nepotism in businessp. 92
Devising a nepotism policyp. 93
Tips on screening family and friendsp. 94
Evaluating Applications and Resumesp. 97
Resumes and applications: where should they be used?p. 98
Electronic options for resume screeningp. 99
Evaluating a resume effectivelyp. 100
Evaluating cover lettersp. 107
Development and review of applicationsp. 109
Reception of electronic applicationsp. 113
Evaluating the whole packagep. 115
Screening Applicants by Telephonep. 119
Getting off to a good startp. 120
The value of telephone screeningp. 120
Interactive voice response programsp. 122
Preparing to screen by telephonep. 123
Conducting the screeningp. 125
Evaluating callersp. 127
Take-Charge Interviewingp. 131
Detecting the winnersp. 132
Establishing the processp. 133
Developing questionsp. 140
Conducting the interviewp. 142
Alternative interview strategiesp. 147
Obtaining Reliable Referencesp. 153
The importance of checking referencesp. 154
Conducting a reference checkp. 154
Checking credentialsp. 159
Employment Testing: Do's and Don'tsp. 163
Overview of testing issuesp. 164
Paper and pencil testingp. 164
Selecting integrity testsp. 170
Polygraph screeningp. 171
Genetic screeningp. 174
Drug and alcohol screeningp. 176
Performance-based testingp. 180
Medical screeningp. 181
Landing Performers: Making the Right Offerp. 185
And the winner isp. 186
Notifying candidatesp. 193
Negotiating offers and compensationp. 194
Sample Interview Questionsp. 199
Federal Recordkeeping Requirementsp. 227
Sample Compensation Planp. 231
Recruiting Strategiesp. 239
Resourcesp. 253
Indexp. 257
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