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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Table of Contents


Preface ix

1 Employee Selection: How Do I Find, Attract, and Select the Best? 1

2 HR Policies: Why Do We Need Them and What Should They Look Like? 35

3 Performance Management: How Do I Evaluate Performance and Conduct Meaningful Performance Reviews? 49

4 Employee Relations and Retention: How Do I Keep Good Employees and Maintain Working Relationships at All Levels? 71

5 Compensation: How Should Employees Be Paid? 97

6 Benefits: What Makes a Benefits Package Competitive? 121

7 Regulatory Issues: What Are the Major Employment Laws and How Do I Comply with Them? 153

8 When Bad Things Happen to Good Employers: How Do I Handle Volatile Workplace Issues? 185

9 Termination and Discharge: How Do I Fire an Employee Legally and Humanely? 213

10 Workforce Reorganizations: How Do I Manage Workforce Size in a Changing Business Climate? 231

Tools and Templates 249

Index 269

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