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Strengths-based recruitment and development : a practical guide to transforming talent management strategy for business results

Author: Sally Bibb
Publisher: London, United Kingdom ; Philadelphia, PA : Kogan Page Limited, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Traditionally, organizations have hired employees based on what they can do and have done in the past (competency-based recruiting), rather than what they are naturally good at and love doing, or Strengths-Based Recruitment (SBR). Companies, such as Starbucks and Gap, have adopted SBR and have reported increases in productivity and customer satisfaction and decreases in sick days. Through case studies and
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bibb, Sally, 1963-
Strengths-based recruitment and development.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2016
(DLC) 2015051169
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Bibb
ISBN: 9780749476984 0749476982
OCLC Number: 939245220
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 265 pages)
Contents: <ul style='padding-top:0;padding-left:0;list-style:none;'><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 00: Introduction 1</li></ul></li><li>Section - ONE: A practical guide to implementing strengths-based recruitment and development 5</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 01: An introduction to strengths-based recruitment 7</li><li>Chapter - 02: Why do organizations implement strengths-based recruitment? 30</li><li>Chapter - 03: How does strengths-based recruitment work in practice? 54</li><li>Chapter - 04: Successfully implementing strengths-based recruitment 71</li><li>Chapter - 05: Strengths-based development and performance management 95</li><li>Chapter - 06: Putting strengths at the heart of your talent management strategy 120</li><li>Chapter - 07: Well-being and happiness 138</li><li>Chapter - 08: The future of strengths 149</li></ul></li><li>Section - TWO: Real-life insights and stories 161</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 09: Interviews with senior leaders 163</li><li>Chapter - 10: Interviews with managers and recruiters 198</li><li>Chapter - 11: Interviews with people who transitioned from the wrong job to the right job 216</li></ul></li></ul>
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