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Resourcing and Talent Management

Resourcing and Talent Management

Stephen Taylor

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Gain a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of recruitment, retention, talent management and engagement with this essential textbook.

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Resourcing and Talent Management provides broad and accessible coverage of key topics such as employment markets, flexibility, fairness, diversity, human resource planning, recruitment, employer branding, retention and retirement. Including in-depth discussion of dismissals and redundancy, this textbook is the essential companion for the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Resourcing and Talent Management module.

This fully updated 7th edition of Resourcing and Talent Management includes new information on social media and e-recruitment, additional discussion of flexible working and a brand new chapter on global resourcing. Including new international examples and case studies throughout this is essential reading for all students studying a resourcing, recruitment, selection or talent management module on HR or business masters degree. Online supporting resources for lecturers include an instructor's manual, lecture slides and feedback on exercises included in the book. There are also brand new student resources including multiple choice questions, reflective questions and further reading.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 02: Employment Markets and Regulation;
    • Chapter - 03: Flexibility;
    • Chapter - 04: Fairness and Diversity;
    • Chapter - 05: Human Resource Planning;
    • Chapter - 06: Job Analysis and Job Design;
    • Chapter - 07: Recruitment Advertising;
    • Chapter - 08: Alternative Recruitment Methods;
    • Chapter - 09: Employer Branding;
    • Chapter - 10: Selection - The Classic Trio;
    • Chapter - 11: Advanced Methods of Employee Selection;
    • Chapter - 12: The New Employee;
    • Chapter - 13: Succession Planning;
    • Chapter - 14: Measuring and Analysing Employee Turnover;
    • Chapter - 15: Improving Employee Retention;
    • Chapter - 16: Retirement;
    • Chapter - 17: Dismissals;
    • Chapter - 18: Redundancy;
    • Chapter - 19: Resourcing and Talent Management Strategies;
    • Chapter - 20: Global Resourcing;
    • Chapter - 21: The Future of Work


An excellent, well written book that covers the range of recourcing and talent management issues facing organisations today in a manner which is both comprehensive yet accessible. This is essential reading for any student studying employee resourcing.
Dr. Samantha Evans, Lecturer in Industrial Relations and HRM, University of Kent, UK

Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9780749483852
  • Edition: 7
  • Published: 3rd November 2018
  • Paperback
  • Format: 245x190
  • 512 pages

About the Author

Stephen Taylor, Chartered FCIPD, is a senior lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Exeter Business School. He is also a Chief Examiner for the CIPD. Before his academic career he worked in a variety of management roles in the hotel industry and the NHS. He is co-author of Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, published by Kogan Page.

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