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High-Impact Hiring

Joseph Rosse
High-Impact Hiring

High-Impact Hiring

Joseph Rosse

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?The approach to hiring for performance outlined by Joe Rosse and Bob Levin in High-Impact Hiring is long overdue. The problem intrinsic to performance-based hiring is deep and perplexing; I always need help when I am hiring and this book has been extraordinarily helpful.? (Larry Gold, founder, chairman, and chief scientific officer, NeXstar Pharmaceuticals; member, National Academy of Sciences) ?No other publication I am familiar with covers the breadth of the hiring process in practical terms and walks the reader through a step-by-step process aimed at increasing the effectiveness of attracting and selecting higher performing employees.? (Fred Holt, human resources director, Tenera) ?In any organization, who you hire is every bit as important as your areas of core competency. I wish that the CEO and managers of every organization that I work with would use the performance-based approach described in High-Impact Hiring.? (Juan Rodriguez, entrepreneur; founder, Exabyte Corporation and Storage Technology Corporation; chairman and CEO, Ecrix Corporation) ?High-Impact Hiring views the staffing challenge as similar to and in the context of other typical business problems: the focus is on optimizing the organization's performance. It offers solid operating assumptions and a set of insightful processes. Great stuff for the line manager or supervisor as well as the HR practitioner.? (John Gordon, vice president of human resources, Fujitsu Microelectronics)

- Publisher One of the most critical tasks any manager, executive, or business owner can undertake is that of hiring employees. The hiring process is both costly and risky, and the And results can significantly impact the future of an entire organization. Yet many remain convinced that good hires are ultimately the by-product of luck, intuition, or old-fashioned gut feelings. They haven't read this book.High-Impact Hiring counters hit-or-miss approaches to employee selection with a rigorously tested framework that takes into account all of the selection procedures currently in use. Moreover, it provides employers with an understanding of the concepts behind those procedures so they can develop an approach to hiring employees whose capacity for high performance will maximize an organization's potential for success?an approach employers can continue to adapt as needs or situations change.Based on the latest cutting-edge research and the authors' considerable experience in developing hiring systems for such major corporations as Adolph Coors Company, Kaiser Permanente, and General Tire & Rubber?as well as numerous small- and medium-sized businesses?this book takes the mystery out of making good hires and serves as a comprehensive, systematic guide to understanding, planning, and perfecting the hiring process. Among the wealth of practical insights it offers, you will discover:? How to analyze a job in terms of overall organizational goals and hire accordingly? How to structure an interview that gets past superficial answers and uncovers critical information? How to develop a mix of selection procedures that efficiently and accurately assesses applicants' qualifications? How to make hiring decisions when information is limited? Which hiring practices increase successful job performance, and what you should do before and after a hire to increase the opportunities for successComplete with sample interview questions, a hiring decision guide, and a summary of legal obl

- Publisher A simple yet comprehensive framework for hiring exceptional people and tying the hiring decision into the purpose and work of the organization. In clear-cut terms, the authors guide the reader through the procedures and sequences for applying the right hiring tools in the right ways for the right tasks.^

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?The approach to hiring for performance outlined by Joe Rosse and Bob Levin in High-Impact Hiring is long overdue. The problem intrinsic to performance-based hiring is deep and perplexing; I always need help when I am hiring and this book has been extraordinarily helpful.? (Larry Gold, founder, chairman, and chief scientific officer, NeXstar Pharmaceuticals; member, National Academy of Sciences) ?No other publication I am familiar with covers the breadth of the hiring process in practical terms and walks the reader through a step-by-step process aimed at increasing the effectiveness of attracting and selecting higher performing employees.? (Fred Holt, human resources director, Tenera) ?In any organization, who you hire is every bit as important as your areas of core competency. I wish that the CEO and managers of every organization that I work with would use the performance-based approach described in High-Impact Hiring.? (Juan Rodriguez, entrepreneur; founder, Exabyte Corporation and Storage Technology Corporation; chairman and CEO, Ecrix Corporation) ?High-Impact Hiring views the staffing challenge as similar to and in the context of other typical business problems: the focus is on optimizing the organization's performance. It offers solid operating assumptions and a set of insightful processes. Great stuff for the line manager or supervisor as well as the HR practitioner.? (John Gordon, vice president of human resources, Fujitsu Microelectronics)
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One of the most critical tasks any manager, executive, or business owner can undertake is that of hiring employees. The hiring process is both costly and risky, and the And results can significantly impact the future of an entire organization. Yet many remain convinced that good hires are ultimately the by-product of luck, intuition, or old-fashioned gut feelings. They haven't read this book.High-Impact Hiring counters hit-or-miss approaches to employee selection with a rigorously tested framework that takes into account all of the selection procedures currently in use. Moreover, it provides employers with an understanding of the concepts behind those procedures so they can develop an approach to hiring employees whose capacity for high performance will maximize an organization's potential for success?an approach employers can continue to adapt as needs or situations change.Based on the latest cutting-edge research and the authors' considerable experience in developing hiring systems for such major corporations as Adolph Coors Company, Kaiser Permanente, and General Tire & Rubber?as well as numerous small- and medium-sized businesses?this book takes the mystery out of making good hires and serves as a comprehensive, systematic guide to understanding, planning, and perfecting the hiring process. Among the wealth of practical insights it offers, you will discover:? How to analyze a job in terms of overall organizational goals and hire accordingly? How to structure an interview that gets past superficial answers and uncovers critical information? How to develop a mix of selection procedures that efficiently and accurately assesses applicants' qualifications? How to make hiring decisions when information is limited? Which hiring practices increase successful job performance, and what you should do before and after a hire to increase the opportunities for successComplete with sample interview questions, a hiring decision guide, and a summary of legal obl
- Publisher

A simple yet comprehensive framework for hiring exceptional people and tying the hiring decision into the purpose and work of the organization. In clear-cut terms, the authors guide the reader through the procedures and sequences for applying the right hiring tools in the right ways for the right tasks.^
- Publisher

Table Of Contents

  • :developing A High-impact Approach To Hiring.

    Knowing Who You Want To Hire And Why.

    Breaking The Cycle Of Crisis Hiring.

    Attracting The Right Employees.

    Doing The Right Thing: High Impact Hiring And The Law.

    Developing A Comprehensive Hiring System.

    Gathering Background Information.

    Understanding And Using An Interview Strategy That Works.

    Using Employment Tests Effectively.

    Sampling Performance Through Job Tryouts, Work Samples, And Performance Testing.

    The Dark Side Of Performance: Identifying And Assessing Counterproductive Behavior.

    Making High-impact Hiring Decisions.

    Afterword: Carrying Out Your Hiring Decisions

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 122204
  • Product Code 0787909955
  • EAN 9780787909956
  • Pages 336
  • Department Academic
  • Category Leadership
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Jossey Bass
  • Publication Date Aug 1997
  • Dimensions 245 x 160 x 29 mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

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