Human Resources Kit For Dummies

  • 6h 5m
  • Max Messmer
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 1999

Whether you’re a small business owner or an HR professional, you’ll want this friendly guide around to help you build an employee-friendly workplace. Find out how to get the maximum mileage out of job fairs and online recruiting, create effective wage structures, dole out kudos and discipline—and keep it legal!

Discover how to:

  • Develop a recruiting strategy
  • Find great staffing sources
  • Create the right benefits packages
  • Make offers candidates accept
  • Outsource and use temporary help
  • Keep current on employment laws

About the Author

Max Messmer has written several books, including Job Hunting For Dummies, and is the chairman and CEO of Robert Half International Inc., the world’s largest specialized staffing firm.

In this Book

  • Human Resources Kit For Dummies
  • Introduction
  • The Big Picture
  • The Fundamentals: A Closer Look at the HR Function
  • Law and Order: Navigating the Legal Minefield of Hiring and Managing
  • People Smart: The New World of Recruiting and Hiring
  • Figuring Out Your Needs
  • Resourceful Recruiting
  • Narrowing Down the Field
  • One on One: Getting the Most Out of Interviewing
  • The Home Stretch: Making the Final Decision
  • Getting Permanent Benefit from Temporary Staffing
  • Starting Off on the Right Foot
  • Economics 101: Setting Up an Effective Wage Structure
  • Creating the Right Benefits Package
  • Creating an Employee-Friendly Work Environment
  • Measuring Employee Performance
  • Training and Development
  • Encouraging Extraordinary Performance
  • Handling Difficult Situations
  • Ten Keys to HR Success in the Coming Decade
  • Ten Ways to Increase Your Effectiveness as Your Company’s HR Specialist
  • Ten Important Books That Should Be Part of Your HR Library
  • Ten HR-Related Web Sites Worth Exploring
  • Employment Law 101: The Ten Most Important HR-Related Laws
  • Ten HR-Related Associations You Should Know About


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