The Complete Guide To Hiring And Firing Government Employees

Author: Stewart LIFF
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 0814414516
Size: 24.80 MB
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Bringing the best new people on board and weeding out the worst are both the most important and the most difficult tasks faced by any employer. For federal managers, the challenge is even greater. Not only does government bureaucracy often make hiring a cumbersome, slow-moving process, but poor performers enjoy more protection from losing their jobs than their counterparts outside of government. The Complete Guide to Hiring and Firing Government Employees is filled with tried-and-true strategies that will enable government managers to cut through the red tape and take advantage of the best talent available, as well as efficiently document and deal with those who don’t make the cut. Readers will learn how to: • Take an anticipatory approach to recruiting • Decide who to target, and where and how to advertise for open positions • Screen and interview candidates • Counsel a poor-performing employee • Use progressive discipline • Document a case • Write a charge • Develop internal political support • Prepare for and win a third party hearing • And continuously maintain an entire department of exceptional performers.

Managing Government Employees

Author: Stewart Liff
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814437222
Size: 67.41 MB
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Managing government employees presents unique challenges. Government managers may feel that stringent and convoluted regulations mean they "can't do that". Some others may use that perception as a crutch. But the truth for all of them is, yes, they can "do that" -- and they'd better. "That" means managing employees as proactively and decisively as their corporate counterparts, and holding their staffs, teams, and departments accountable for productivity and results. Managing Government Employees offers dozens of techniques for meeting the challenges and stressful situations supervisers face on a daily basis. Major topics include how to: * get maximum dedication and productivity from employees * improve results of poor performers and discipline or fire them when necessary * deal with union and EEO issues * cut through the red tape of government employment systems For managers frustrated by government bureaucracy, this book lets them know they have more power than they may think.

Improving The Performance Of Government Employees

Author: Stewart Liff
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814416233
Size: 70.99 MB
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With public scrutiny intensifying every day, optimizing the performance of government employees and departments is more critical than ever before. And just as in the private sector, the key for managers is to understand how different management systems perform individually and interact with one another. This book examines the roles and challenges of structural and technical systems, information and decision-making processes, rewards systems, and human capital management, and shows managers how to: * Deliver clear and consistent messages to all employees * Position employees and units to provide the best possible service to the public * Hold them accountable through clear expectations and measurable goals * Work with a strong leadership team to maintain, adjust, and improve all procedures Liff devotes a chapter to each system and discusses its impact on overall performance as well as how to work proactively and innovatively to implement changes that will make a big difference. Including real-world government case studies demonstrating dramatic change, the book is both an inspiration and a blueprint for substantial improvement within every facet of government work.

Essential Guide To Federal Employment Laws

Author: Lisa Guerin
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413322816
Size: 47.30 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is an invaluable resource for managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and anyone else who needs to know about federal employment laws. It takes the 20 most important federal workplace laws and breaks them down into plain English, chapter by chapter. Managers and HR professionals can pick up this easy-to-use reference guide any time they have questions about their obligations under federal employment laws.

You Could Be Fired For Reading This Book

Author: Glenn Solomon
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781576752555
Size: 25.96 MB
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A lawyer who has written for the Christian Science Monitor discusses employee rights vis-a-vis their employers, focusing on how to protect job security and challenge wrongful termination in court, among other important legal issues. Original.

Fired Laid Off Or Forced Out

Author: Richard C. Busse
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1572484594
Size: 66.32 MB
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Fired, Laid-Off or Forced Out takes the fear out of the possibility of losing your job and replaces it with specific guidelines any worker can use to protect his or her rights.

The Nurse Manager S Guide To Hiring Firing And Inspiring

Author: Vicki L. Hess
Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau
ISBN: 1930538928
Size: 41.12 MB
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Book is divided into three main sections: hiring, inspiring, and firing. The hiring section uses the "SMARTT" approach to hiring-S Start With Strengths in Mind, M = Make a List of Behavior-Based Questions, A = Ask Questions and Listen Closely, R = Review Responses and Evaluate Candidate, T = Take Your Time Making the Hiring Decision, and T = Thoughtfully Bring the New Hire On Board. The inspiring section includes the practical Partnership Protocol The Firing section includes all forms of severing the employer-employee relationship). Content includes ideas from practicing nurse managers and exercises to reinforce key concepts. A survey of nurse managers was used to define key areas of the content. Content is "real world" and writing style makes reading enjoyable.

The Essential Guide To Family Medical Leave

Author: Lisa Guerin
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413321674
Size: 45.68 MB
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The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) helps employees balance the demands of work and family. But the law can be hard to apply in the real world. Questions about eligibility, coverage, notice and certification requirements, administering leave, reinstating benefits, and much more can challenge even the most experienced managers. This book has the plain-English answers to all of your tough questions about the FMLA, including recent amendments and new regulations that expand the law’s scope. It provides detailed information, real-life examples, sample forms, and tools to help you meet your legal obligations. The 4th edition covers all the latest changes to the FMLA, including new regulations on military family leave, proposed regulations on same-sex couples, new cases defining key terms, and updated information on state family and medical leave laws.

The Complete Job Search Guide For Latinos

Author: Murray A. Mann
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764128691
Size: 70.82 MB
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Provides a basic overview of job search strategies as well as specific advice for Latinos on resumes, cover letters, interviews--including illegal questions--discrimination, and immigration.