Recruiting, Retaining and Releasing People

1st Edition

Managing redeployment, return, retirement and redundancy

Authors: Adrian Mackay
Paperback ISBN: 9780750683067
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 23rd November 2006
Page Count: 272


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The greater part of an HR budget is spent on recruitment and retaining good people is key to a company's success.

This book contains essential and up-to-date material around recruitment and retention including those issues that are currently pressing on companies with regard to flexibilty, returning to work, coaching and skills shortages.

The problems of retirement, redundancy and dismissal are also addressed which is an integral part but not included in many texts.

It provides the student and the professional with one place to find all the aspects and consequences of good practice in recruitment and retention.

Key Features

  • An all embracing Recruitment text that addresses the key issues of retention, appraisals, coaching and returing to work.
  • Integrates essential material on removing people including Retirement, Redundancy and contract termination.
  • Meets the Managements standards set out by the Chartered Management Institute and the CIPD


Undergraduate level students on management courses and those studying Certificate or Diploma of the CMI. Chartered Management Institute people management modules and the CIPD Professional Development Scheme.

A handy guide for both managers and HR professionals alike.

Table of Contents

Recruiting People: Recruitment ? a modern perspective. Keeping People: Retention, Redeployment, Women Returning to Work, Job Evaluation Schemes, Retirement, , Redundancy, Removal, A Goals Orientated Approach to Appraisals, Briefing, Assessing, Reinforcing, Coaching People, Discipline & Grievance. Removing People: Retirement, Redundancy, Removal, The Future of Work.


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About the Author

Adrian Mackay

Affiliations and Expertise

Managing Partner, Duncan Alexander & Wilmshurst Ltd, Daventry, Northamptonshire, UK Managing Partner of Duncan Alexander & Wilmshurst marketing & training consultancy, on the Faculty of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and a former Senior ISBA trainer, UK