Human Resource Practice
is a practical and accessible guide for students and anyone looking to gain a thorough understanding of HR and is the definitive text for the CIPD's Level 3 Foundation Certificate in HR Practice and covers all the core areas of HR including recruitment and selection, performance management, reward and learning and development (L&D). It also provides students with the broader coverage of the business environment that they need to succeed including topics such as change management, organisational context and the legal background to employment.
This fully updated 8th edition of Human Resource Practice
now includes new coverage of the changing nature and demographic of the workforce, the continuing impact of technology and new developments that may be used. There is also coverage of the importance of data and people analytics to HR as well as an enhanced final chapter which includes additional material on working in a team, influencing skills and the importance of empathy, resilience and emotional intelligence. Reflective activities, case studies and explore further boxes throughout encourage students to think critically about the content and understand how it applies in practice in the workplace. Online resources include an instructor's manual, lecture slides and annotated web links. "This book is my trusted 'go-to' text. Including new topics such as the UK leaving the EU, 'good work' and the gender pay gap, I am confident that this new edition will become the students' main focus for learning about HR and producing written CIPD assignments." * Robert Hill, Course Manager of Management and HR, Eastleigh College * "This introduction to HR is packed with information and case studies which cover the core knowledge, behaviours and skills required by a HR Professional, and supports the academic development of students and CPD of tutors." * Karen Weldon, HR Course Leader, Bridgwater and Taunton College * "This is an extremely valuable textbook. It's very well written, covers all critical core material and is a great resource for myself and my students alike." * David Cochrane, Lecturer, Edinburgh College * "This new edition is a great study companion for students completing their foundation level CIPD qualification. New topic areas include people analytics, job design and inclusion and encourages reflection and application through case studies." * Tamasin Sutton, Design & Delivery SME, DPG plc * "The new edition of this excellent text continues to take a refreshingly practical and reflective appr
Human Resource Practice