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Bestselling books for effective hiring, performance management, and leadership development

101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees

101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees

A Manager's Guide to Addressing Performance, Conduct, and Discipline Challenges

This second edition of the bestselling guide by top human resources author Paul Falcone provides guidance for managers, including sample dialogues for how to broach uncomfortable conversations across a wide range of issues.

96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire

96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire

Learn how best to consistently hire the right people at the right time for the right role.

101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems

101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems

A Guide to Progressive Discipline and Termination

As a manager, you dread having to deal with employee performance problems. This sanity-saving guide is your answer to making it as painless as possible.

2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews

2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews

Ready-to-Use Words and Phrases That Really Get Results

The handy reference book 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews puts thousands of ready-to-use words, phrases, descriptions, and action items right at your fingertips. Not just for review time, the book will also be instrumental in creating development plans as well as for monitoring performance year-round.

Workplace Leadership Series

Access the best of Paul Falcone's bestselling teachings and develop the people skills you need to connect, serve, and impact anyone.

After reading these quick-guides, you’ll know exactly how to respond to any situation that could occur between yourself and a coworker or employee.

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Workplace Ethics

Workplace Ethics

Mastering Ethical Leadership and Sustaining a Moral Workplace

Quickly understand complex HR concepts surrounding the modern workplace to ensure you---and those you supervise---are practicing leadership principles that sustain an ethical workplace while protecting your company from liability.

Effective Hiring

Effective Hiring

Mastering the Interview, Offer, and Onboarding

Simplify the hiring process and put the right people in place the first time with the help of scripts, templates, and tools you can apply immediately, from the leading voice in HR expertise.

Leadership Offense

Leadership Offense

Mastering Appraisal, Performance, and Professional Development

Ready-to-use words, phrases, descriptions, and action items right at your fingertips to organize and streamline employee reviews, create clear and effective career development plans, and monitor performance year-round, from the leading voice in HR expertise.

Leadership Defense

Leadership Defense

Mastering Progressive Discipline and Structuring Terminations

Greatly reduce the stress of managing a team with this quick and reliable information on how to correctlymaster---both legally and ethically---progressive discipline and structuredtermination,from the leading voice in HR expertise.

The New Managers

The New Managers

Mastering the Big 3 Principles of Effective Management---Leadership, Communication, and Team Building

An accessible and practical playbook by leading HR expert Paul Falcone to cultivate your most vital resource: having the right people working hard for you.

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About Paul Falcone

Paul Falcone is principal of Paul Falcone Workplace Leadership Consulting, LLC, specializing in management and leadership training, executive coaching, international keynote speaking, and facilitating corporate offsite retreats. He is the former CHRO of Nickelodeon and has held senior-level HR positions with Paramount Pictures, Time Warner, and City of Hope. He has extensive experience in entertainment, healthcare/biotech, and financial services, including in international, nonprofit, and union environments.

Paul is the author of a number of books, many of which have been ranked as #1 Amazon bestsellers in the categories of human resources management, labor & employment law, business mentoring & coaching, communication in management, and business decision-making and problem-solving. His books have been translated into Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Turkish.

Paul is a certified executive coach through the Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching program, a long-term columnist for SHRM.org and HR Magazine, and an adjunct faculty member in UCLA Extension’s School of Business and Management. He is an accomplished keynote presenter, in-house trainer, and webinar facilitator in the areas of talent and performance management, leadership development, and effective leadership communication.

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees

Your company’s success hinges on hiring, inspiring, and keeping the right people. You can’t afford to not get staffing right!

The Performance Appraisal Tool Kit

The Performance Appraisal Tool Kit

Redesigning Your Performance Review Template to Drive Individual and Organizational Change

Performance reviews should raise more than just salaries--they should raise the company’s efficiency levels and bottom line as well!

2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals

2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals

Ready-to-Use Phrases That Really Get Results

The first step to helping your employees succeed? Establishing compelling, actionable performance goals. This quick-reference guide helps managers craft individualized goals that inspire exceptional results.

Productive Performance Appraisals

Productive Performance Appraisals

Productive Performance Appraisals gives readers all the easy-to-use tools they need to conduct an effective review, including sample dialogs, checklists, and forms. Readers will find guidance on developing career plans, keeping consistent records, communicating changes in roles, how reviews are used when determining layoffs, and much more.

The Paul Falcone collection is available on Edelweiss.