Recruiting Excellence: An Insider's Guide to Sourcing Top Talent

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9780077099688: Recruiting Excellence: An Insider's Guide to Sourcing Top Talent

You want to fill your company with smart ideas, fill it with great people. In times of boom or bust, it is the people that provide competitive advantage. Recruiting excellence explains how the dynamics of the modern work place have changed, and how this has impacted on recruiting strategies. Split into three sections, Part one takes a step back, looking at the strategic environment: the candidate's agenda, changing employment market, employer branding, alternative means of sourcing new recruits and alternatives to taking more staff on board. Part two takes a practical look at recruitment - addressing the process, use of consultancies, headhunters, advertising, CV's and application forms. It also explains the psychometric texts, their use and effectiveness. It gives tips on interviewing and the final selection. Part three - After the selection- examines making the offer, probationary period and how to retain the key recruits.

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"This is the best guide to date on how to do it [recruit excellence] sucessfully" -- Professional Manager, September 2002

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Jeff Grout is a respected adviser, commentator, columnist and speaker on the subjects of recruitment, retention and motivation. He is former UK Managing Director of Robert Half International, the largest specialist recruitment consultancy in the world, and has helped organizations recruit thousands of people during a professional recruitment career spanning more than twenty years. Jeff has appeared on television and has participated in numerous radio programmes. He collaborated with the BBC in producing an interview training video and has run interview technique courses for a number of the UK's leading companies. He is co-author of three books. 'The Adventure Capitalists' and 'My Brilliant Career' and. 'Kickstart Your Career: The Complete Insider's Guide to Landing Your Ideal Job' (to be published in January 2002). Sarah Perrin is a freelance journalist and writer, contributing regularly to numerous business and professional magazines. She is also the author of The Guardian Careers Guide to Accountancy.

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Grout, Jeff; Perrin, Sarah
Published by McGraw-Hill Inc.,US (2002)
ISBN 10: 0077099680 ISBN 13: 9780077099688
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