Million-Dollar Hire by David P. Jones
Build Your Bottom Line, One Employee at a Time

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Tools for translating recruiting and hiring decisions into financial returns

Even in a down economy, U.S. business and government make millions of hiring decisions every year. Every decision carries risk. Every hire is an investment. Ideally, every one pays a return. In today's demanding environment, companies no longer have room to get it wrong. Million-Dollar Hire shows how leading companies have re-invented themselves, beat their competition, and added millions to their bottom lines with re-engineered recruiting and hiring practices. Using practical, real world illustrations, it shows that there are tools to treat every hiring decision with the same focus a business applies in acquiring other high-value assets.Shows how new technologies and social networking tools are being used to spider the Internet and find the best candidates before the competitionExplains how different approaches to candidate screening translate to different levels of financial return to a businessReveals how to estimate the financial payoff for every hire and how to avoid legal challengesThis is an invaluable tool for CEOs, CFOs, COOs and HR professionals who want to revamp what is often one of the least sophisticated parts of a business-the ways it finds talent.


About David P. Jones

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David P. Jones, PhD, is the president of Growth Ventures Inc., a human capital advisory firm. He has worked as an organizational psychologist for over thirty years, and launched HRStrategies, an international human resources consulting and outsourcing firm recognized as one of the fastest-growing consulting companies in the United States prior to its acquisition by Aon Corporation. Visit
Published February 14, 2011 by Jossey-Bass. 320 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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