Human Resource Essentials : Your Guide to Starting and Running the HR Function

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2010-10-01
  • Publisher: Society for Human Resource

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Starting the human resource function in a company of any size can be a daunting experience. You must be concerned about a wide range of issues, from the operational (establishing policies and procedures) to the strategic (designing a competitive compensation and benefit plan). And chances are that if you're faced with all of these challenges, you are probably an HR generalist. If so, then you will find that Human Resource Essentials: Your Guide to Starting and Running the HR Function is ideally suited to address your workplace realities.

Author Biography

Lin Grensing-Pophal, SPHR, is the owner and CEO of Strategic Communications, LLC and a marketing and communication consultant with more than 20 years of experience in strategic marketing. She is the author of The Essentials of Corporate Communications and PR and Marketing With the End In Mind and the coauthor of Writing a Convincing Business Plan. She lives in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Essentials of Starting a Human Resource Functionp. 7
Staffing Plans and Legalitiesp. 21
Recruitment, Selection, and Beginning Employmentp. 31
Performance Management and Ending Employmentp. 79
Training and Developmentp. 113
Compensation and Benefitsp. 127
Rules, Communication, and Record-Keepingp. 157
Workplace Safety and Securityp. 183
Management Reportsp. 207
Outsourcing and Consultantsp. 229
Appendicesp. 241
Federal Requirements Affecting Human Resourcesp. 241
Federal Labor Laws by Number of Employeesp. 255
Timeline of Health Care Reform Impactsp. 257
Resources and Reading Listp. 261
Contributorsp. 265
Indexp. 267
About the Authorp. 273
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