Strategic views of staffing, retention and human capital (HR Manager's Bookshelf)

Play to your Strengths • Managing Employee Retention: A Strategic Accountability Approach • Talent Management Systems • A Manager’s Guide to Recruitment & Selection
By Ray Brillinger
|CHRR, Guide to Recruitment & Staffing|Last Updated: 12/06/2004

Recruitment and staffing lie at the heart of the bigger picture of HR strategy and practices. The books reviewed provide solid research, theory and analytical approaches to some of HR’s biggest issues including:

•What is the meaning and importance of human capital and how can an organization go about building a competitive edge through its human capital strategy?

•How can retention issues receive the attention they deserve, and how can they best be tackled, given the extremely high costs and potential gains involved?