Reduced workforces, hiring freezes, productivity pressures--it's clear that now, more than ever, every employee counts. With 101 practical, easy-to-implement tips, The Happy Employee will help you identify and attract the most talented employees, retain them, and make sure they're happy and productive. Real-life examples from actual situations show you how to identify the best prospects for a job and land the top candidate. Once the candidate is hired, you'll learn how to integrate your new employee into the workplace and encourage top performance. Based on research as well as years of professional experience, The Happy Employee contains tips on leadership, building trust, and earning respect. You'll learn how to develop and maintain high-performance teams through proper communication techniques and effective rewards. The Happy Employee is a practical and indispensable guide to retaining the best workers, which makes for a happy manager!