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Employment Law for Human Resource Practice (South-Western Legal Studies in Business Academic)
David J. WalshAs a future manager, you want to know what will be important to you in your upcoming career. David Walsh's Employment Law for Human Resource Practice explains the major issues and rules of employment law and what these mean for human resource practice in a way that makes sense for businesspeople. His approach, which follows the employment life cycle from the hiring process, to managing employees, to terminating employment, is clear and easy to understand. Always conscious of pointing out what will be important to you in the future, this book includes clippings of current news stories and events, hypothetical situations, and real cases to help you understand how the law applies to each stage of employment. Practical advice for what to do as a manager is conveniently summarized at the end of each chapter. Employment Law for Human Resource Practice gives you all you need to succeed in class and contribute in real world employment settings.
Employment Law for Business
Dawn Bennett-Alexander and Laura HartmanBennett-Alexander and Hartman's Employment Law for Business, 6/e addresses law and employment decisions from a managerial perspective. It is intended to instruct students on how to manage effectively and efficiently with full comprehension of the legal ramifications of their decisions. Students are shown how to analyze employment law facts using concrete examples of management-related legal dilemmas that do not present clear-cut solutions. The methods of arriving at resolutions are emphasized, so that when the facts of the workplace problem are not quite the same, the student can still reach a good decision based on the legal considerations required by law, which remain relevant.
The Bar and Beverage Book
Costas Katsigris and Chris ThomasThe Bar and Beverage Book explains how to manage the beverage option of a restaurant, bar, hotel, country club—any place that serves beverages to customers.  It provides readers with the history of the beverage industry and appreciation of wine, beer, and spirits; information on equipping, staffing, managing, and marketing a bar; and the purchase and mixology of beverages.   New topics in this edition include changes to regulations regarding the service of alcohol, updated sanitation guidelines, updates to labor laws and the employment of staff, and how to make your operation more profitable. New trends in spirits, wine, and beer are also covered.
Women and Men in Management
Gary N. PowellThis bestselling book provides a comprehensive survey and review of the literature on gender and organizations. Referencing the most recent employment and research data, the book includes a revised introductory chapter that situates the book in the context of workplace issues in the first decade of the 21st century. Topics include employment decisions, work teams, leadership, sexual harassment, workplace romance, career development, and work and family. In a final chapter, Gary N. Powell provides specific research-based strategies for both the individual and the organization to promote an organizational culture of nondiscrimination, diversity, and inclusion.
Growing Your Herb Business
Bertha ReppertPractical advice on budgets, locations, business plans, bookkeeping, staffing, inventory, and pricing. Case histories of 50 thriving herb businesses. Additional topics include developing products, packaging, special events, and methods for expanding.
101 Best Resumes to Sell Yourself
Jay A. BlockEndorsed by the Professional Association of Resume Writers, resume-writing strategies that get candidates noticed­­and interviewed 101 Best Resumes to Sell Yourself explains how to transform a resume from a dry listing of employment history, education, and hobbies into a dynamic, value-based tool. Outlining a step-by-step process for "personal branding"­­uncovering and emphasizing a job seeker's unique selling proposition­­it offers dozens of tips, tactics, and techniques for professionally packaging and positioning anyone for the employment marketplace. Bestselling author Jay Block's newest book emphasizes a marketing-based, strategic approach. It incorporates a resume-writing workshop feature and includes numerous sample cover letters, all innovatively organized by occupational category rather than job type.
Diversity at WORK: The Business Case for Equity
Trevor WilsonDiversity at Work: The Business Case for Equity explains why you should strive for a more diverse and equitable workforce: not because you have to comply with legislation and not to feel warm and fuzzy inside, but because it makes good business sense.Diversity at Work: The Business Case for Equity is a hands-on, practical guide to the why and how-to of striving for diversity and equity in the workplace:Creating a fair employment system for all employeesAccommodating and valuing differenceHiring and retaining the best-qualified person for the jobBasing all recruiting, hiring, and promotion decisions entirely on merit and equal opportunityOvercoming backlash associated with controversial affirmative action and employment equity legislationSuccessfully implementing a sound and effective diversity strategy in your organizationAchieving improved bottom-line results
101 Best Businesses to Start: The Essential Sourcebook of Success Stories, Practical Advice, and the Hottest Ideas
The Philip Lief Group and Russell RobertsTo succeed in starting your own business you need real, innovative solutions. If you've ever thought of running your own business as an alternative to the corporate workplace or working for someone else, 101 Best Businesses to Start provides a wealth of practical advice, as well as the inspiration, to make your dreams a reality.Each carefully selected entry includes a full business description, guidelines for start-up and operating costs, profit projections, working strategies and staffing needs, plus real-life stories that highlight both the challenges and the rewards of starting a business--as well as secrets for success.This edition has been completely updated and revised to include business opportunities for the new millennium, including Internet services. With over 100,000 copies in print, 101 Best Businesses is the guidebook for today's entrepreneurs.
Getting Started in Tax Consulting
Gary W. CarterThe Complete, Authoritative Guide to Getting Started in Tax ConsultingTax consulting and return preparation is a fast-paced, dynamic industry-one that promises high earning potential. In this book, tax advisor Gary Carter shows you just what it takes to become an in-demand tax consultant. You'll discover how to break into the tax business, even with relatively limited education and training, and build a path to your new career with Carter's five-step formula for success. Brimming with expert advice from tax professionals and featuring up-to-the-minute coverage of everything from qualifications and employment opportunities to Internet resources, Getting Started in Tax Consulting shows you how to:* Assess your personality fit for the tax profession* Formulate your business plan for starting a tax practice* Find a niche for your tax services* Choose between a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a C corporation, an S corporation, and a limited liability company* Set your fees and market your services* Perform research-an essential skill of the tax professional* Make the IRS your partner and advisor-not your adversary* Start a Web-based tax service
Making a Living Without a Job, revised edition: Winning Ways for Creating Work That You Love
Barbara WinterFor all of the millions of Americans who are out of work, soon to be out of work, or wishing to be freed from unrewarding work—here is the must-have book that will show you how you can make a living by working when, where, and how you want. Newly revised and updated, Barbara J. Winter’s guide to successful self-employment is now more relevant than ever before. Drawing on the techniques and ideas of her popular seminars as well as her own thirty years of business expertise and that of other successful entrepreneurs, Winter offers the practical, proven way to launch your own profitable venture. Her indispensable advice ranges from why creativity is more important than capital to how to avoid the most common pitfalls of self-employment and how to develop multiple profit centers.And for this new edition, she has added timely advice on topics including:•how to find opportunity in a chaotic economy •why smart, small and spunky is the 21st Century business model •using the Internet to open the door to fresh opportunities •the best resources to help you create and grow a business that is uniquely your own•how to leave Employee Thinking behind and build an Entrepreneur’s Mindset•and much moreHere are all of the tools you need for getting the most profit out of life both professionally and personally.

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