Summary of The Complete Guide to Recruitment

A Step-by-Step Approach to Selecting, Assessing and Hiring the Right People

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The Complete Guide to Recruitment book summary
Learn to plan your recruitment efforts as carefully as your business strategy.


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This solid primer on recruitment features nearly all you need to know about the subject. Recruitment expert Jane Newell Brown offers a superbly organized, savvy book. Though her writing is dry at times, Brown teaches the basics and nuances of recruitment. The book has a strong UK orientation, but getAbstract finds its resource materials and principles useful for anyone who is new to recruiting and hiring, though the book also contains some tips for established HR professionals and for managers.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why a strong recruitment program is essential, and
  • How to set up and manage your recruitment program.


The Rudiments of Recruiting
The best recruiting advice may seem obvious at first and then might appear to be only basic common sense. Sadly, though, few organizations prepare and strategize their recruiting according to common sense. Most, though they don’t realize it, hire on a whim or...
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About the Author

Management consultant Jane Newell Brown is a leadership trainer and writer in the recruitment industry.

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    Jardine Slater 3 years ago
    A good outline of the considerations and sensible processes that can be adopted to professionalize your recruitment efforts.

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