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How to Employ Your First 20 People: A Practical Guide for Small Businesses and New Managers

How to Employ Your First 20 People: A Practical Guide for Small Businesses and New Managers (Paperback)

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"How to Employ Your First 20 People" by Debbie Glinnan is a practical, step-by-step guide to dealing with common employment issues. Whether you are looking to employ your first member of staff or managing a team, this book gives you an overview of the basics. It cuts through the jargon and spells out what you need to do in plain English. It's full of straight-forward advice and simple, useful tips that can make a big difference to your business. You will obtain comprehensive coverage of all the key issues including 29 informative chapters, plus a series of checklists focusing on the "how to" rather than technicalities of employment law. Debbie Glinnan has over 20 years' practical HR experience and is a qualified mediator. Since 2012, she has run her own HR Consultancy and specialises in working with small organisations. Debbie found that the owners of small businesses were repeatedly crying out for straightforward help with the basics of employment. As a result Debbie applied her corporate experience to these small businesses providing them with the practical guidance they need.

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesBusinessBusiness & managementOffice & workplace Publisher: The Endless Bookcase Publication Date: 25/09/2015 ISBN-13: 9781908941503  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Debbie Glinnan: "My career in Human Resources ('HR') started in 1997. While the first 15 years were spent working for large London-based companies, in 2004 I began working for a local, family-owned hotel. Every decision felt personal to the owners and had a direct impact on the business. With staffing such a huge part of their running costs, they needed good HR practices on a budget. I found it such an enjoyable challenge that in 2012 I set up my own HR Consultancy, specialising in working with smaller businesses. Since then I have met many small business owners who were worried or confused about employing staff. While they had set out with the best intentions of being good employers, for some, things had already gone horribly wrong. Some knew they should be doing more or felt lucky they hadn't found themselves in an Employment Tribunal. Others had concerns with an employee they thought of as a personal friend. What they all had in common was that they were crying out for straight forward help with the basics. Employing good, well-motivated people could be just what you need to take your business forward. The trick is to have the right people, with the right skills, in the right place at the right time. I have earned a reputation for putting good HR practice across in plain English. You won't need a dictionary to read this book. It's designed so you can read it straight through or just pick out the section that matters to you now. Some things may strike you as common sense. Great. You are already on the way to being a good employer. Other things are explained with examples. An example can save a thousand words and I know you're busy. I have also added in lots of tips from over 20 years of practical HR experience. I was there when HR was called Personnel. I get a buzz every time a client says to me "thanks, that's so much clearer now". If you read the book and feel that too, please do leave a review so I know it's all been worthwhile. In the meantime, I wish you every success with your growing business. Happy employing!"

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