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Successful Onboarding

Successful Onboarding: Strategies to Unlock Hidden Value Within Your Organization

Mark Stein and Lilith Christiansen
  Fact: 1/3rd of all external hires are no longer with the organization after 2 years. What can you do about it? In a word: onboarding; although poorly understood, subject to narrow definitions, and with limited best practice understanding or management rigor. Consultants Mark Stein & Lilith Christiansen have worked with leading companies on it, and they've synthesized their work into a ready to use system.
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The HR Answer Book

The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals

by Shawn A. Smith, Rebecca A. Mazin
  The HR Answer Book addresses 200 questions that every employer needs to deal with, from recruiting and hiring to discipline and termination, compensation and benefits to training and employee relations. Accessible and concise, this on-the-job companion offers expert guidance on all types of "people" issues.
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Skills

Fitness In The Workplace: How Employers Can Get Behind It
July 23 2018 - To get the best from your employees ideally they need to be in optimal health mentally, physically and emotionally.

How to Secure a Rewarding Career in Human Resources
March 16 2018 - Many budding professionals are eager to secure a job in human resources, as it is one of the fast-growing employment fields.

Which Functions You Should Outsource and Which Ones You Should Not
June 22 2017 - When the idea of outsourcing comes up, the next question arises - outsource what?

Flexibility and Burnout
May 25 2017 - Flexibilty can improve job satisfaction and cut levels of stress and burnout.

The Grey Economy: The HR Benefits Of Hiring Older Workers
April 26 2017 - Many employers are still reluctant to hire people in their sixties, despite the fact that older workers can confer a wide array of benefits to a given workforce.

Do You Have What It Takes to Work in Human Resources?
January 20 2017 - In this article, we're going to discuss some of the appropriate skills and aptitudes of a good HR manager.

How to Start Your Own HR Business
January 20 2017 - It's a daunting prospect for many would-be entrepreneurs, but it is possible if you follow certain steps.

Tips for HR Professionals Managing Cross Border Teams
January 20 2017 - It is becoming increasingly commonplace for businesses of all sizes to operate across international borders.

Take Charge of Your Career Development Today
December 21 2016 - In today's competitive market, waiting to be promoted is simply not an option. To really advance in your career, you need to take charge of your career development today.

Things You Need to Know to Be a Successful HR Professional
October 17 2016 - Although these basic HR skills are often more than enough to tackle the challenges in hand, there are additional things you need to know to be a successful HR professional.

How to Persuade Your Boss to Fund Your Training
June 22 2016 - Education and training is essential if you want to progress your career, but it can be expensive. The problem is that if you do not keep up with skills training you run the risk of falling behind your peers.

Recruiting For Call Centers - Skills to Look For
August 3 2015 - When recruiting for a call center, look out for people with these skills and traits, as they are the kind who will do very well on this career path!

Six Essential Leadership Skills For Today's Leader
September 5 2014 - A careful examination of the various definitions of "leader" presents a fascinating and brief explanation of great leadership.

Highly Skilled Temporary Immigrants Contribute
August 4 2010 - Research from Harvard Business School and the University of Michigan found that highly skilled temporary immigrants to the U.S. contribute to technological innovation without detriment to native-born workers.

Investing In Career Technical Education To Reduce Crime and Drop Out Rate
December 3 2007 - California's GetREAL coalition say that an expansion of career technical education (CTE) would help reduce crime and the state's 'unacceptably high' drop out rate.

HR And Training Not Delivering Skilled Workforces
June 23 2006 - Only 11% of survey respondents said they were very satisfied with the performance of their human resource (HR) function with marginally fewer (10%) rating their training function very highly.

Survey Finds Writing is Key to Workplace Success
May 3 2005 - A survey of America's top businesses reveals that being able to write well is essential for success.

Business driven action learning
May 27 2002 - Companies worldwide are adopting business driven action learning as a way to explore new business opportunities and develop their best people.

Global IT skills
April 1 2002 - A report from Brainbench shows some surprising details about the distribution of information technology skills around the world.




Successful Onboarding

Successful Onboarding: Strategies to Unlock Hidden Value Within Your Organization

Mark Stein and Lilith Christiansen
  Fact: 1/3rd of all external hires are no longer with the organization after 2 years. What can you do about it? In a word: onboarding; although poorly understood, subject to narrow definitions, and with limited best practice understanding or management rigor. Consultants Mark Stein & Lilith Christiansen have worked with leading companies on it, and they've synthesized their work into a ready to use system.
  More information and prices from:
Amazon.com - US dollars
Amazon.ca - Canadian dollars
Amazon.co.uk - British pounds
Amazon.de - Euros
Amazon.fr - Euros

The HR Answer Book

The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals

by Shawn A. Smith, Rebecca A. Mazin
  The HR Answer Book addresses 200 questions that every employer needs to deal with, from recruiting and hiring to discipline and termination, compensation and benefits to training and employee relations. Accessible and concise, this on-the-job companion offers expert guidance on all types of "people" issues.
  More information and prices from:
Amazon.com - US dollars
Amazon.ca - Cdn dollars
Amazon.co.uk - UK pounds
Amazon.de - Euros
Amazon.fr - Euros

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