HireSmart: strategies for developing a quality workforce for the 21st century

HireSmart: strategies for developing a quality workforce for the 21st century

by James E. Gardner


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The premise of the book is that any company's workforce can be improved through the intelligent use of the four major hiring tools - interview, resume, reference checking and testing. The intended audience is small to medium-sized businesses whose owner/manager must hire without the benefit of an in-house Human Resource department. The book reviews the problems inherent in the deteriorating American workforce and points ways toward developing the best workforce possible from the current talent pools. The importance of the intelligent worker and the intelligent workforce are emphasized. How to get intelligence? Through simple testing techniques which are laid out in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461185192
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/23/2011
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army and working in industry for several years, Jim Gardner earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UCLA. He has taught at California State University, Northridge; the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to his retirement a few years ago, Dr. Gardner maintained a private practice in Brentwood, California; consulted with various public and private schools; worked with various businesses in terms of developing hiring procedures; has published three books and two dozen journal papers; and continues to be engaged as a writer.

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