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The Executive’s Guide to Consultants: How to Find, Hire and Get Great Results from Outside Experts

The Executive’s Guide to Consultants: How to Find, Hire and Get Great Results from Outside Experts

By: David Fields

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 20-NOV-2012

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Maximize Your Return on Expertise Research shows a high proportion of consultants fails to deliver results on time, on budget, and on target. Rare is the project that exceeds your expectations.But help is here. The Executive’s Guide to Consultants explains how to ensure that every project delivers measurable benefits every time. This book will help you find experts, invest wisely, accelerate change, and achieve your most important goals by tapping into the genius of others. ...

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How to Hire and Develop Your Next Top Performer: The Qualities That Make Salespeople Great, Second Edition

How to Hire and Develop Your Next Top Performer: The Qualities That Make Salespeople Great, Second Edition

By: Herbert Greenberg; Patrick Sweeny

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 07-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 17-AUG-2012

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The completely revised edition of the landmark sales management classic updated for today’s competitive business environment How to Hire and Develop Your Next Top Performer, Second Edition will keep your organization a step ahead of the competition. ...

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The Professional Recruiter's Handbook, 2nd Edition

The Professional Recruiter's Handbook, 2nd Edition

By: Ann Swain

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 30-JUN-2012

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As recruitment becomes ever more important to a business achieving its corporate objectives, recruiters must raise their game, delivering new and innovative solutions while also doing their job well and achieving the results needed for their clients and candidates. The Professional Recruiter's Handbook, second edition, is a complete guide to achieving success in recruitment. The authors explore the techniques used by the most successful recruiters, both agency and client-side, to understand what creates excellence in recruitment. Containing up-to-date practical advice on attracting the right...

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Success for Hire: Simple Strategies to Find and Keep Outstanding Employees

Success for Hire: Simple Strategies to Find and Keep Outstanding Employees

By: Alexandra Levit

Publisher: ASTD

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2008

Insert Date: 30-JUN-2012

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From candidate searches to growth plans for long-term employee retention, author Alexandra Levit, details how to create a successful employee acquisition program. Success for Hire: How to Find and Keep Outstanding Employees has appeal for any business professional who needs to hire the right person for the right job in a 24/7 global business environment. ...

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Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting & Orienting New Employees

Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting & Orienting New Employees, 5th Edition

By: Diane Arthur

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 06-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2012

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Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting & Orienting New Employees has long been the go-to reference on every aspect of the employment process. Packed with forms, checklists, guidelines, and ready-to-use interview questions, the revised and updated fifth edition provides readers with practical information on topics including interview methods, documentation issues, reference-checking, orientation programs, and applicant testing. The fifth edition has been brought completely up-to-date, addressing new legislation on FMLA, immigration, record keeping, I-9 compliance, and much more. Full of insights...

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Management Level Psychometric Assessments

Management Level Psychometric Assessments

By: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 26-JAN-2012

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With intense competition for top management jobs and increased pressure on organizations to select the best candidates, more and more firms are now using challenging psychometric tests as part of their recruitment and assessment procedures. Also used to identify management potential in existing staff, tests are increasingly used to select the weakest employees when job cuts beckon. Management Level Psychometric Assessments offers more types of assessment than any other management testing book. Ideal for managers applying for supervisory roles or jobs on the board, for promotions as well as...

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Hire and Keep the Best People

Hire and Keep the Best People

By: Brian Tracy

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2001

Insert Date: 13-JAN-2012

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speakers and author of the bestselling books Maximum Achievement and The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success Offers 21 proven strategies that will give you a competitive edge in selecting and keeping excellent people Concise, handy, quick to read and easy to apply From corner cubicle to corporate suite, managers today say their biggest concern is the competition for talent. The critical constraint on the growth and success of any business is the ability to attract and keep excellent people. Unfortunately, very few managers have been thoroughly trained in the process of...

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Brilliant Questions For Great Interviewers

Brilliant Questions For Great Interviewers

By: Dee Walker

Publisher: Pearson Business

Publication Date: 10-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 30-DEC-2011

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Have you ever hired the wrong person? Ever felt under prepared and the interview has ended up as a ’chat’? Lost for words and not sure what to ask next?   Hiring the right person for the job is crucial in any business. Brilliant Questions for Great Interviewers is designed to help you find the very best candidate for the job. You’ll learn the best way to source candidates, select them for interview and interview well. You’ll gain the confidence to keep asking questions until you have ALL the information you need and will never be stuck for a question...

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High Performance Hiring: Select the Best Every Time, Third Edition

High Performance Hiring: Select the Best Every Time, Third Edition

By: Robert W. Wendover

Publisher: Axzo Press

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 23-SEP-2011

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Select the Best Every Time A lot has changed when it comes to hiring today – the importance of diversity, the use of e-mail and other technology, and the sheer size of the applicant pool. But the process for success is still the same. Announcing openings. Interviewing applicants. Choosing and retaining the best talent. Learn how to do it all more effectively in today's workplace with this indispensible guide. ...

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Seven Rules for Hiring Extraordinary Talent: A Business Story

Seven Rules for Hiring Extraordinary Talent: A Business Story

By: Richard J. Pinsker CMC, FIMC

Publisher: HRD Press

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 16-SEP-2011

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Have you ever hired someone whom you never should have hired in the first place? If your answer is "Yes", you're not alone. Few hiring managers have been taught to hire successfully. Since hiring is a decision that will have a huge impact on a company's most important assets—its employees—leaving hiring to chance seems unreasonable. There is no magic in making good hiring decisions; it's a skill anyone can learn. In Seven Rules for Hiring Extraordinary Talent, the author brings his thirty years of experience working with companies to find, select and hire key employees to life. The Seven...

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The Manager's Pocket Guide to Interviewing and Hiring Top Performers

The Manager's Pocket Guide to Interviewing and Hiring Top Performers

By: Sarah J. Ennis

Publisher: HRD Press

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2002

Insert Date: 20-AUG-2011

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Today's tight labor market is forcing organizations to maximize the time they spend attracting and keeping top performers. Organizations that can attract, inspire,and retain top performers are in the position to beat out their competition. This is true both in market share and being able to draw outstanding employees. This book is for individuals with training responsibilities who are looking for tools to help their managers, supervisors, and/or team leaders interview, hire, and retain top performers. If you or someone in your hiring system has limited experience in interviewing and...

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The Manager’s Pocket Guide to Recruiting the Workforce of the Future

The Manager's Pocket Guide to Recruiting the Workforce of the Future

By: Bruce Tulgan

Publisher: HRD Press

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2000

Insert Date: 20-AUG-2011

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The Manager's Pocket Guide to Recruiting the Workforce of the Future will show employers faced with a lean, post-downsizing organization in the midst of a tight labor market, how to develop and implement hiring solutions. Employers should no longer recruit for the long term, but to get the job done today, tomorrow, and next week. The key to continued success for companies now is the ability to adapt rapidly to new circumstances. Staffing may have to expand quickly in one skill area, or contract quickly in another, or do both at the same time. Strategies for staffing must therefore be...

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Agile Hiring

Agile Hiring

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Publisher: Artima Press

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 18-JUL-2011

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Successful Interviewing and Recruitment

Successful Interviewing and Recruitment

By: Rob Yeung

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 28-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2011

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A straightforward guide to structuring interviews, Successful Interviewing and Recruitment spells out how to hire the best candidates to help grow your business and increase its productivity. ...

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How to Pass Selection Tests

How to Pass Selection Tests

By: Mike Bryon; Sanjay Modha

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 15-APR-2011

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2011

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How to Pass Selection Tests will help anyone who faces employers' tests, providing expert advice and practice material. The first part of the book advises candidates on the different types of test, why they are used, how to prepare for them, how to develop a successful test strategy, and how to deal with anxiety. The second part of the book contains hundreds of practice psychometric questions, both verbal and numerical, which are relevant to some of the most common types of test used for selection purposes. By working through these, candidates will be able to familiarize themselves with...

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The Graduate Psychometric Test Workbook

The Graduate Psychometric Test Workbook

By: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2011

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Employers want to fill their top management posts with candidates of the highest caliber. Any mistake in their recruitment process can mean wasteful costs in both time and money. Consequently, recruitment to any management post follows a rigorous selection which can include a range of psychometric tests. The Graduate Psychometric Test Workbook provides essential preparation for graduates or managers who face psychometric tests. With correct training and practice candidates can improve their scores, and this workbook provides that opportunity. This second edition contains even more...

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Successful Interview Skills

Successful Interview Skills

By: Rebecca Corfield

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 28-SEP-2009

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2011

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Everyone at some point in their life will have to attend an interview. Whether they are applying for a job, a promotion, a training program, or college admission, they’ll likely have an interview. The need to create a good impression will be essential. Now in its fifth edition, this useful guide shows readers how to portray professionalism and confidence and take control of the interview process. Breaking the process down into accessible steps, Rebecca Corfield identifies the way to prepare for an interview, providing example questions and advice on how to answer them. There are also...

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Unbeatable Resumes

Unbeatable Resumes

By: Tony BESHARA; Dr. Phil MCGRAW

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 16-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 19-MAY-2011

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Need serious help with your résumé? Turn to the employment expert Dr. Phil calls “the best of the best”! What does Tony Beshara do that most résumé “experts” don’t? While the experts write résumés all day, Tony—the veteran placement specialist featured regularly on the Dr. Phil show—actually uses them to get people jobs. With Unbeatable Résumés, Tony dissects and discusses real-life résumés for jobs in a wide range of industries from healthcare to banking, construction to technology, administration to sales and marketing, and more. The book shows readers how to build a powerful résumé,...

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Match: A Systematic, Sane Process for Hiring the Right Person Every Time

Match: A Systematic, Sane Process for Hiring the Right Person Every Time

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 10-MAY-2011

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Hire the right person-every time!Why is it that so many companies accept mediocre hiring results as the norm? The answer is simple. It doesn't occur to them that, in fact, there is a process that virtually guarantees hiring the right person every time. To repeat: there is a process that virtually guarantees hiring the right person every time. That's what MATCH is about.Based on author Dan Erling's experience with best practices from over a thousand companies, MATCH gives you a rock solid, practical process for hiring.MATCH takes you step-by-step through the lifecycle of hiring, from...

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Million Dollar Hire: Build Your Bottom Line, One Employee at a Time

Million Dollar Hire: Build Your Bottom Line, One Employee at a Time

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 05-APR-2011

Insert Date: 29-MAR-2011

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Tools for translating recruiting and hiring decisions into financial returns Even in a down economy, U.S. business and government make millions of hiring decisions every year. Every decision carries risk. Every hire is an investment. Ideally, every one pays a return. In today's demanding environment, companies no longer have room to get it wrong. Million-Dollar Hire shows how leading companies have re-invented themselves, beat their competition, and added millions to their bottom lines with re-engineered recruiting and hiring practices. Using practical, real world illustrations, it shows...