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Human Resources JumpStart

ISBN: 978-0-7821-5145-9
281 pages
February 2006
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Launch Your Human Resources Career—Quickly and Effectively

Written by an experienced HR specialist, Human Resources JumpStart provides all the core information you need to approach a human resources career with confidence:

  • Introduction to the essential employment laws
  • Staffing requirements
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Employee relations
  • Employee communications
  • Training and development
  • Performance management
  • Maintaining employee records
  • Introduction to strategic management in HR
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 The Human Resource Profession.

Chapter 2 The Impact of Employment Law on HR Practice.

Chapter 3 Building a Staffing Plan.

Chapter 4 Building the Compensation Plan.

Chapter 5 Building a Safe and Secure Workplace.

Chapter 6 Building the Employee Relations Program.

Chapter 7 Building the Communication Plan.

Chapter 8 Building Training and Development Programs.

Chapter 9 Building a Performance Management Plan.

Chapter 10 Strategic Human Resource Management.

Appendix A Answers to Review Questions.

Appendix B FairPay Exemption Regulations Effective August 23, 2004.

Appendix C Resources.



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Author Information

Anne Bogardus, SPHR, has over 20 years experience working with small businesses in developing effective human resource programs to meet organizational needs. Anne currently works as an HR consultant and is the author of the best-seller, PHR/SPHR Certification Study Guide.
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