Hiring the Best Qualified and Most Talented Employees

Author: Salvador del Rey
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9041126309
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Many global companies want to establish a uniform culture among talented employees with common company values at all levels of the organization at all operations throughout the world. As companies expand their global operations, and as competition within and across jurisdictions increases, companies want to upgrade their workforce and hire the "very best" and "most talented" employees in each country where they have operations. Successful recruiting, interviewing and screening of candidates - from the lowest to the highest level within the organization - will reduce turnover and other costs in the long run and increase profitability. As companies expand their global operations, in-house and outside counsel and H.R. representatives are more regularly being asked to provide advice on the following issues: * What, if any, policies and procedures can a company adopt on a global basis to hire the best employees? * What, if any, information can be requested of a candidate on an employment application? * What, if any, questions can be asked of a candidate in an interview? * What, if any, information needs to be shared with the candidate about the company or about the job? * What, if any, pre-employment medical tests or exams or other tests can be required of a candidate? This handbook will provide both legal and practical answers to these questions and discuss the delicate balance between maintaining the privacy rights of employees with the business interests of employers

Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: Ramon Mullerat
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 904113252X
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The current theory of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is developing along three interwoven lines - oral, social, and environmental. Although everybody recognizes that although CSR is of growing concern in a globalized economy, it being at the top of the board of director's agenda and also good for business, there is no sign of consensus on its rules, structures, or procedures. Now, this collection of essays by leading jurists, businesspeople, and academics takes a giant step toward a more cohesive and durable set of principles that can contribute to a cleaner environment and a better society while respecting and protecting the interests of all stakeholders.

Aircraft Repossession and Enforcement

Author: Berend J. H. Crans
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9041132511
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"Designed as a detailed practical guide to the management of aircraft during default periods and their repossession, this very useful book is also of great value as a preventive guide in the drafting of aircraft lease and financing contracts. Local aviation law experts from 32 jurisdictions worldwide provide in-depth responses, country by country, to an extremely detailed questionnaire that includes eighty 'real-life' questions." "Fees, time periods, costs of all kinds, remedies, immunities, required documentation, recognition of foreign judgments, interim measures - all these and many other crucial considerations are fully explained for each jurisdiction." --Book Jacket.

Personnel Selection

Author: Mark Cook
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118973585
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is a fully updated edition of Personnel Selection, a seminal text on the psychometric approach to personnel selection by a noted expert in the field. Focuses on cutting-edge topics including the influence of social networking sites, adverse impact, age differences and stereotypes, distribution of work performance, and the problems of selecting new employees using research based on incumbent employees Questions established beliefs in the field, especially issues that have been characterized as “not a problem,” such as differential validity, over-reliance on self-report, and “faking good” Contains expanded discussion of research and practice in the US and internationally, while maintaining the definitive coverage of UK and European selection approaches Provides comprehensive yet accessible information for professionals and students, as well as helpful pedagogical tools (technical and statistical boxes, simplified figures and tables, research agenda boxes, key point summaries, and key references)

Armstrong s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice

Author: Michael Armstrong
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749465514
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management is the classic text for all students and practitioners of HRM. Providing a complete resource for understanding and implementing HR in relation to the needs of the business as a whole, it includes in-depth coverage of all the key areas essential to the HR function.The 12th edition has been radically updated to create a cutting-edge textbook, which encourages and facilitates effective learning. Comprehensive online support material is provided for the instructor, student and now also the practitioner, providing a complete resource for teaching and self-learning. The text has been updated to include all the latest developments in HRM and now includes two new sections covering HR skills and toolkits.

Athena Unbound

Author: Henry Etzkowitz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521787383
Format: PDF
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An inquiry into why there are so few women scientists discusses the subtle factors that contribute to the marginalization of women scientists and compares the status of women scientists in different countries.

E Recruitment

Author: Márie Kerrin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781851843299
Format: PDF, ePub
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This report provides survey and detailed case study evidence of the experiences of organisations in implementing e-recruitment. It also illustrates perceived benefits, and evidence of barriers to implementation. A key message for recruiters is to acknowledge that the adoption of e-recruitment is about more than technology. Most significantly, e-recruitment is to do with cultural and behavioural change, both within HR and amongst line managers. For e-recruitment to deliver, it is about developing the capability of HR to facilitate the system, and to view the staffing process as an end-to-end process, similar to that of a supply chain.

Competing for Global Talent

Author: Christiane Kuptsch
Publisher: International Labour Organization
ISBN: 9789290147763
Format: PDF, ePub
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Global talent has never been more mobile or sought after. A complex phenomenon that takes many forms, the movement of people with skills includes migrants crossing borders for temporary stays abroad as well as settlement, students moving for degrees and temporary and permanent stays, and even tourists and refugees who decide to stay abroad and use their skills. Countries attracting global talent increase their stock of human and technological skills, and in the past decade many have welcomed foreign professionals and students to redress domestic skill shortages and to quicken economic growth. This book includes general and theoretical papers on skilled migration and also papers on the country experiences of Australia, India, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It addresses the socio-economic and cultural challenges created by increased mobility in a world where globalizing and localizing forces are at work simultaneously

Born Digital

Author: Urs Gasser
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458725448
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The first generation of Digital Natives children who were born into and raised in the digital world are coming of age, and soon our world will be reshaped in their image. Our economy, our politics, our culture, and even the shape of our family life will be forever transformed. But who are these Digital Natives? And what is the world theyre creating going to look like? In Born Digital, leading Internet and technology experts John Palfrey and Urs Gasser offer a sociological portrait of these young people, who can seem, even to those merely a generation older, both extraordinarily sophisticated and strangely narrow. Exploring a broad range of issues, from the highly philosophical to the purely practical, Born Digital will be essential reading for parents, teachers, and the myriad of confused adults who want to understand the digital present and shape the digital future.