Human Resources Guidebook: Third Edition

Author: Steven Bragg


Book Description
Attracting and retaining the best employees is a herculean task, perhaps the most demanding one for today's manager. The Human Resources Guidebook can be a valuable resource for the manager who needs a thorough knowledge of all issues relating to employees. The book describes how to plan for the appropriate staffing and skill levels, as well as how to design jobs and tailor recruiting campaigns to attract the correct types of candidates. There is extensive coverage of employee development, including career development, training programs, and succession planning. It also notes the many types of compensation and benefits, as well as their tax implications, and finishes with coverage of legal issues, including discrimination, related laws, and records management requirements. In essence, the Human Resources Guidebook is the one-stop source for anyone who wants to develop a more effective human resources capability. [339 pages]

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Human Resources
Chapter 2. Human Resources Strategy
Chapter 3. Job Analysis
Chapter 4. Workforce Planning
Chapter 5. Recruitment
Chapter 6. Applicant Evaluation and Selection
Chapter 7. Employee Assimilation
Chapter 8. The Work Environment
Chapter 9. Career Development
Chapter 10. Employee Training
Chapter 11. Succession Planning
Chapter 12. Performance Evaluation
Chapter 13. Termination of Employment
Chapter 14. Employee Compensation
Chapter 15. Employee Benefits
Chapter 16. Cost Reduction Concepts
Chapter 17. Human Resources Budgeting
Chapter 18. Labor Unions
Chapter 19. Discrimination Issues
Chapter 20. Laws Impacting Human Resources
Chapter 21. Human Resources Metrics
Chapter 22. Records Management