Staffing Books

The following books were written by Max Messmer, chairman and CEO of Robert Half, the parent company of The Creative Group. If you'd like to order copies, please visit your local bookstore or order online through by clicking on the cover of the book.

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Human Resources Kit For Dummies®, 3rd Edition

A company's success is heavily dependent on the quality of its people. But it can be challenging to establish effective strategies for recruiting, developing and retaining the best talent.

This book provides a nuts-and-bolts understanding of HR policies and best practices, as well as an overview of issues affecting HR administration. It includes practical advice for navigating government regulations, hiring new staff, creating attractive compensation and benefits packages, measuring employee performance, and more. Also included are more than 50 sample HR policies, forms and contracts.

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Motivating Employees for Dummies

Maintaining a highly motivated team is key to a company's success. A lack of employee enthusiasm can significantly affect your firm's productivity, and ultimately, your bottom line.

While there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach to motivating, this book provides insight into how managers can customize a plan that works for their own organization. Also included are real-world success stories.

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The Fast Forward MBA in Hiring

A comprehensive guide to navigating today's complex hiring issues, such as determining staffing needs, developing job descriptions, and evaluating and training employees.

This book contains innovative tactics and savvy, real-world advice for locating, selecting and keeping your most vital resource - people.

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