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Publisher's Summary

Whether you are a newly promoted manager, a seasoned business owner, or a human resources professional, knowing the ins and outs of dealing with HR issues is critical to your success.
The Essential HR Handbook is a quick reference guide that sheds light on the issues that keep managers up at night. It is filled with information, tools, tips, checklists, and road maps to guide managers and HR professionals through the maze of people and legal issues, from recruiting and retaining the best employees to terminating poor performers.
With this book, you'll learn how to effectively and efficiently:


Individually manage each employee, starting on his or her first day.
Manage a multi-generational workforce.
Appraise job performance.
Coach and counsel.
Provide equitable pay, benefits, and total rewards strategies.
Identify legal pitfalls and stay out of court.

The Essential HR Handbook is the one HR guide every manager needs on his or her desk!
©2008 Sharon Armstrong and Barbara Mitchell (P)2013 Career Press, Inc
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By Sobhi Akbik on 10-03-13

Thank you for useful information

Would you listen to The Essential HR Handbook again? Why?

I would listen to it several times, as it includes very useful tips and advice.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Recruitment questions were very deep and important

Have you listened to any of Sheila Book’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Shelia has done wonderful job

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

first chapters are very informative

Any additional comments?

Looking for more books from the authors

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By Kyle H. on 02-14-17

Read like 'How it's made'

I can usually listen to any audiobook, but this one is super hard to listen to. It just lists steps and skips over the why. Seems like baseline knowledge. Written and read like a grocery list.

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