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107 Frequently Asked Questions About Staffing Management

Edited by Margaret Fiester
2015, 191 pages, Paperback
ISBN 978-1-58644-373-3
SHRMStore Item #: 61.14515

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The HR Knowledge Center at the Society for Human Resource Management responds to thousands of questions every year from HR professionals and business leaders. The detailed and reliable answers that are provided span a wide array of people management topics, from HR management and development to employee relations and regulatory and legal compliance. In 107 Frequently Asked Questions About Staffing Management, Margaret Fiester, SHRM-SCP, has compiled the most often asked questions related to hiring, I-9 compliance, independent contractors, interviewing, pre-employment testing, recruiting, retention, termination, workforce planning, and much more. For example, the answers to these most commonly asked questions are included in this essential resource:

  • Can an employer rescind a job offer?
  • How do I calculate retention? Is retention related to turnover?
  • What compliance issues are involved in creating a pre‑employment test?
  • How should a company develop a staffing plan?

This book, which is part of the SHRM Q&A Series, will let you benefit from the experts in the HR Knowledge Center. Their insights will help you better understand and manage your human resources functions.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Affirmative Action Programs, EEOC, and OFCCP
Chapter 2. Applicants
Chapter 3. Background Investigations
Chapter 4. Drug and Alcohol Testing
Chapter 5. Employment Offers
Chapter 6. Hiring Decisions
Chapter 7. Interviewing
Chapter 8. Management and Communication
Chapter 9. Pre-employment Testing
Chapter 10. Recruiting
Chapter 11. Retention, Turnover, and Onboarding
Chapter 12. Talent Pool
Chapter 13. Temporary Employees, Independent Contractors, Interns
Chapter 14. Terminations and Downsizing
Chapter 15. Veterans
Chapter 16. Visas and I-9 Compliance
Chapter 17. Workforce Planning and Readiness
Chapter 18. Working Conditions


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