The HR Answer Book

An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals

The HR Answer Book

Authors: Shawn Smith, JD, Rebecca Mazin
Pub Date: June 2011
Print Edition: $24.95
Print ISBN: 9780814417171
Page Count: 288
Format: Hardback
Edition: Second Edition
e-Book ISBN: 9780814417195

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Fully updated advice on hundreds of critical human resources topics!

With changes in the economy, the job market, technology, and the law, human resources professionals and department managers alike are facing new challenges. Luckily, the second edition of The HR Answer Book covers these developments and addresses more than 200 questions that every employer needs to deal with, from recruiting and hiring to discipline and downsizing, compensation and benefits to training and employee relations.

The new edition contains revised and expanded sections on FMLA, health insurance changes, and compensation laws, as well as information on salary reductions and using social networking to recruit employees. It is also packed with ready-to-use tools and checklists including:

• 10 Questions to Ask Before Scheduling an Interview

• Job Applicant Flow logs

• Performance Goals forms

• Exit Interview Questionnaire

• And more

The HR Answer Book is an easy-to-use problem solver that can be read cover-to-cover or as a quick reference in specific situations.

About the Authors

SHAWN SMITH is an attorney, corporate executive, and founder of Next Level Consulting. Her articles have appeared in numerous legal and business publications.

REBECCA MAZIN is cofounder of Recruit Right, an HR consulting firm, and has held key positions at Hyatt Hotels, Owens Corning, and the National Labor Relations Board.

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