Kevin O’Leary would know. The much-feared and revered Dragon on the immensely popular show Dragons’ Den (and Shark Tank in the U.S.) started his company in his basement with a $10,000 loan from his financially savvy mother. A few years later, Kevin sold that company for more than four billion dollars. In this compelling, candid and, above all else, brutally honest business memoir, Kevin provides engaging, practical advice and lessons that will give anyone a distinct competitive edge.
Hiring Success is a comprehensive guide for using staffing assessments to hire the best employees. Research-based, but written in easy-to-understand terms, the book explains what staffing assessments are, why they work, and how to use them. Hiring Success is an important resource for improving the accuracy and efficiency of hiring selection decisions and effectively incorporating assessments into any company's staffing process.
The Brave New World of eHR is an important resource, filled with the most current information and practical advice on eHR for human resource professionals and industrial and organizational psychologists. Written by an expert group of scholars, practitioners, and subject matter experts, this book offers an overview of the major technological trends in eHR, and shows how to use technology to enhance organizational effectiveness. Comprehensive in scope, the book includes information on a wide variety of topics.
In this groundbreaking book, Michael O'Malley-an acknowledged expert with more than two decades of experience helping the Fortune 500 attract and retain the brightest and best-provides answers to these questions. More importantly, he spells out proven strategies for fostering solid employee/employer relationships that last.
Nothing is more important to the productivity of an organizations than its hiring program. For almost 20 years, this book has been the go-to reference on every aspect of the employment process. Known for its practical and down-to-earth approach and jargon-free tone, Recruiting, Interviewing Selecting & Orienting New Employees is now in its Fourth Edition, with fresh information on today's recruitment challenges, interview methods such as peer interviewing and video interviews, documentation issues, reference-checking guidelines, and new orientation programs.
Providing over 200 job descriptions, this book is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource available to create meaningful descriptions for current or prospective employees. This book offers a unique time-saving approach in the form of a "job description builder" which allows the reader to select featured job elements and build a complete and well-structured job descriptions.
Robert Herjavec has lived the classic "rags to riches" story, from having only $20 in his pocket to starting up technology companies worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The son of Croatian immigrants, Herjavec overcame the odds and amassed incredible wealth, doing it through pure hard work and determination. Today a star on television's Dragon's Den and The Shark Tank, he bankrolls the best inventions and shoots down the best intentions. And now, for the first time, he shares his hard-won wisdom in one of the most inspirational business books of the season.
Leadership is currently one of the most daunting issues facing all sectors of the economy in Canada and abroad. Much has been made in the media about a leadership 'deficit' and organizations are concerned about the quality and quantity of leadership available to meet their current and future needs. Many think we are faced with a leadership shortage and need to take drastic measures to remedy this problem.
Renowned for its straightforward approach to the law, this resource combines practical advice with the legal principles, offering a complete and clear understanding of the various grounds of dismissal and requirements for proving just cause.
This Second Edition is revised and updated to reflect the latest major Supreme Court of Canada cases (Dowling, Wallace and McKinley), a useful summary of Supreme Court of Canada and appellate decisions, revisions to statutory reference, updated cases … and more!