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Human Resources: A Practical Guide

Human Resources: A Practical Guide
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ISBN: 978-87-403-1105-1
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Pages : 85
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About the book

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Description

This ebook provides a practical look at Human Resources, written by two experienced HR generalists and bloggers. Drawing on their own careers, it is full of pragmatic advice and straightforward recommendations about how to implement effective Human Resources, and doing good people stuff.

The book includes a look at what makes great Human Resources and great Human Resources professionals, the unique challenges of the HR profession and how to overcome them, through to simple advice on how to create people plans and business cases.

Covering every aspect of the employee lifecycle, along with topics such as social media, employee experience and employee data along with a handy jargon buster, this book is a practical guide to putting into practice straightforward and valued added Human Resources activity.

Content

  1. The elephant in the room
  2. Great Human Resources
  3. Putting the people plan together
  4. Employee Engagement
  5. Employee Experience
  6. Data – big and small
  7. Recruitment
  8. Induction
  9. People Policies
  10. Employee Engagement. To survey or not to survey?
  11. Performance Reviews
  12. Family Stuff
  13. Caring and Carers
  14. Absence Management
  15. Reward
  16. Recognition
  17. Learning and Development
  18. Wellbeing
  19. The difficult stuff
  20. Redundancy
  21. Grievance
  22. Discipline
  23. Leadership Development
  24. Exit
  25. Non Value Adding Work
  26. HR Information Systems
  27. HR and Best Practice
  28. The Role of the Line Manager
  29. Making the HR business case
  30. Social Media
  31. Ideas, Tips and Random Thoughts
  32. And finally...

About the Author

Gemma Reucroft

Gemma Reucroft is a HRD Director in the healthcare industry. Gemma is a Fellow of the CIPD, and a regular speaker and writer on a variety of HR topics including employee engagement and social media.

Gemma describes her HR philosophy as being all about doing good people stuff.

Gemma is a blogger on all things HR, and has two blogs www.hrgemblog.com and www.careergem-blog.com Gemma is a regular conference blogger, and also writes for the HR Director Magazine, as well as being a member of the HR Director Magazine editorial panel. Gemma also contributed to the best-selling HR books, Humane, Resourced and Humane, Resourced 2.

Gemma has held a variety of HR roles including leading teams in employee relations, resourcing, service delivery, internal communications and business partnering. Many of her roles have involved transforming HR teams and developing effective HR solutions and policy. Gemma has an MA in Employment Law and Industrial Relations from Keele University and is also a mediator and coach.

A big fan of all things social media, you can also find her on twitter as @HR_Gem.

Tim Scott

Tim is an HR professional and Chartered Fellow of the CIPD with almost twenty years of generalist experience in roles across the private, public and voluntary sectors.

A self-confessed social media convert, Tim is active on Twitter (as @TimScottHR), blogs at timscott.net and for a number of other sites and contributed chapters to both volumes of the best-selling “Humane, Resourced” series.

Tim is currently Head of People & Organisational Development for Brook, the UK’s leading provider of sexual health services and advice for young people. Prior to joining Brook in August 2013, Tim was HR Manager at the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership. Throughout his career he has worked effectively with senior management teams, developed people-focused HR teams and designed and implemented business-appropriate people practices, often in organisations which previously had little or no dedicated HR leadership. He says his career aim is simply “to make things better” wherever he is working.

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