The Essential HR Handbook, 10th Anniversary Edition

A Quick and Handy Resource for Any Manager or HR Professional

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One of BambookHR’s top HR books of 2019. “This perennial bestseller is the book many HR professionals reach for first whenever a question or problem comes up. Newly updated for 2019, it offers a wealth of information and advice on just about every HR topic under the sun.” 
Kent Peterson, BambooHR
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Book Details

Pages

256 Pages

Size

5.25 x 8.25

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

01/01/2019

ISBN

978-1-63265-139-6

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Author Barbara Mitchell

  • Author Sharon Armstrong

    Sharon Armstrong began her career in Human Resources in 1985 as a Recruiter/Trainer in a large Manhattan law firm. Since launching her own consulting business, Human Resources 911, in 1998, Armstrong has provided training and completed HR projects dealing with performance management design and implementation for a wide variety of clients.

The Only HR Book You’ll Ever Need!

“Whether you’re a small business owner, a manager in a business without an HR department, or even a seasoned HR professional, this book will help you handle any personnel problem—from on-boarding to outplacement—quickly and easily.”—Solutions Review

For more than a decade, busy managers by the tens of thousands have turned to this best-selling book as a handy guide to the ins and outs of human resources. And no wonder! Because whether you're a small business owner, a manager in a business without an HR department, or even a seasoned HR professional, The Essential HR Handbook will help you handle any personnel problem–from onboarding to outplacement–quickly and easily. This fully updated 10th anniversary edition is packed with information, tools, checklists, sample forms, and timely tips to guide you through the maze of personnel issues in today's complex business environment.

In The Essential HR Handbook you'll find out how to:

  • Attract talented staff through social media recruiting
  • Identify legal pitfalls to avoid lawsuits and regulatory interference
  • Train a diverse and inclusive multigenerational workforce
  • Provide the compensation and benefits package that will make your organization an "employer of choice"
  • Streamline your orientation and onboarding practices so new employees hit the ground running

Whenever personnel problems arise, having The Essential HR Handbook on your bookshelf is like having a team of expert HR consultants at your beck and call!

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One of BambookHR’s top HR books of 2019. “This perennial bestseller is the book many HR professionals reach for first whenever a question or problem comes up. Newly updated for 2019, it offers a wealth of information and advice on just about every HR topic under the sun.” 
Kent Peterson, BambooHR
“Easy to use, and full of solid advice and information from diversity to interviews to legal issues. If you are an HR professional you should have this book at the ready every day.” 
Chester Elton, coauthor, The Carrot Principle
“This should be required reading for all owners of growing businesses and new managers launching their careers.” 
Stephen J. O’Connor, senior director of staffing, ESPN, Inc.
"Sharon and Barbara have done it again! This new edition of The Essential HR Handbook has been completely updated to reflect the latest trends and realities in the workplace - from telework to employee wellness programs to how to use social media as part of your recruitment process. As with the first edition, this manual is filled with useful information and resources. It should be in your bookcase. I guarantee you will find it useful." 
Nancy Kelly, MHS, Executive Director, Health Volunteers Overseas
"The Essential HR Handbook should be a required book in every office. From those thrust into HR duties, to the manager who needs an occasional reference volume, this multipurpose handbook will guide the way. This second edition is a testament to the continued need for such a comprehensive resource to navigating the HR field." 
Christina Lambert, SHRM-CP, Manager of Human Resources and Administration, American Land Title Association
"Since publication of the first edition, The Essential HR Handbook has been read and discussed by more than 75 new managers, who participate in our Managers' Round Table program. The information, ideas, and resources in this 10th anniversary edition will continue to enhance this program and provide ongoing value for our managers." 
Allyn Gutauskas, Human Resource Manager, Farmington Country Club
"The Essential HR Handbook is a vital resource for today's leaders, providing meaningful guidance on human resources issues, along with useful scenarios and practical tools. The book has been a valuable reference tool for many years, and the authors' philosophy of lifelong learning is reflected in their highly substantive and timeless content. I strongly encourage anyone with HR responsibilities to explore this resource." 
Susanne Knight, Office Administrator - Los Angeles, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP