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Looking To Hire an HR Leader? 14 Action Tools to Help You Decide, Find, and Keep the HR Professional Your Business Needs in a Competitive World

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ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT HIRING AN HR LEADER?

If so, picking the RIGHT person is critical.

Your HR professional can help:

• Align human capital planning (PEOPLE) with your strategic and day-to-day plans (BUSINESS)

• Train your managers to be better leaders by using effective and legal hiring, performance appraisal, and disciplinary practices

• Protect your business by ensuring compliance with the ever-evolving legal and regulatory requirements

• Foster a culture that supports business success by attracting and retaining the best employees

• And much more!

Looking to Hire an HR Leader? will show you why these are critical HR functions. Moreover, this unique resource outlines an easy-to-execute plan to finding, hiring, and keeping the HR leader that is best for you and your organization. The 14 decision worksheets, based on the author’s 20+ years of successful business management and consulting--from “Do I Need an HR Professional?” and “HR Processes” to “Interview Questions” and “HR Performance Goals”--will provide you with a logical path to help you in adding this crucial member to your management team.

THIS BOOK IS ALSO AN EXCELLENT CAREER DEVELOPMENT GUIDE FOR EVERY HR PROFESSIONAL LOOKING TO MOVE INTO HR MANAGEMENT!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Chapter 1. What Does HR Do?

Chapter 2. Defining Organizational Needs

Decision Worksheet 2.1 Do I Need an HR Professional?

Decision Worksheet 2.2 HR Processes

Decision Worksheet 2.3 Calculating HR Priorities

Chapter 3. Defining Candidate Qualifications and Creating the Job Description

Decision Worksheet 3.1 Job Description

Decision Worksheet 3.2 Salary

Chapter 4. Recruiting

Decision Worksheet 4.1 Recruiting Plan

Chapter 5. The Selection and Hiring Process

Decision Worksheet 5.1 Culture Analysis

Decision Worksheet 5.2 Phone Screen

Decision Worksheet 5.3 Interview Questions

Decision Worksheet 5.4 Interview Report Form

Decision Worksheet 5.5 Reference Checking Form

Chapter 6. Onboarding Your HR Professional

Decision Worksheet 6.1 Onboard Plan

Chapter 7. Managing Your HR Professional

Decision Worksheet 7.1 HR Performance Goals

Chapter 8. Should You Outsource Some Aspects of HR?

Decision Worksheet 8.1 HR Outsourcing

Final Thoughts

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Phyllis G. Hartman, SPHR, is the founder of PGHR Consulting, Inc., and has over 25 years of experience as an HR professional. A frequent speaker on human resources, business, and career development, Phyllis is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management’s Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability expert panel. Phyllis is also a member of the SHRM A-Team providing advocacy for HR legislation.

This is Phyllis’ second book. She co-authored with Nancy Glube Never Get Lost Again: Navigating Your HR Career, published by SHRM in 2009. Phyllis has written articles, white papers, and book chapters on HR topics, and she teaches human resources and business courses at several Pittsburgh colleges and universities.

She was the recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2013 from La Roche College, where she currently teaches HR courses. She has delivered programs at the SHRM Annual Conference, as well as at the PA SHRM State Council; the Utah, Vermont, and Virginia SHRM state councils; SHRM Student Conferences; and local SHRM and business organizations. She has held leadership positions in the Pennsylvania SHRM State Council and the Pittsburgh HR Association.

In her business, Phyllis provides a variety of HR consulting services, including recruitment, outplacement coaching, employee relations consulting, and training to a wide variety of small- and mid-sized organizations. Prior to founding PGHR, she worked as a practitioner in HR management in for-profit manufacturing and nonprofit service sectors.

Additional Info

Name Looking To Hire an HR Leader? 14 Action Tools to Help You Decide, Find, and Keep the HR Professional Your Business Needs in a Competitive World
SKU 61.14514
Year published 2014
Page count 123
Publisher SHRM
ISBN 978-1-58644-367-2
Author Phyllis G. Hartman
Format Paperback