Tralee-Based Businesswoman To Launch Handbook For Employers

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Caroline McEnery. Photo: Domnick Walsh

A TRALEE-BASED businesswoman will launch Ireland’s first ‘Go to Guide’ for all people managers and employers next month

‘The Art of Asking the Right Questions – A People Manager’s Toolkit’ will be officially launched at a reception on Thursday, February 9 from 5.30pm in The Pavilion, Ballygarry House Hotel.

Written by HR & Employment Law Expert and Managing Director of The HR Suite, Caroline McEnery, ‘The Art of Asking the Right Questions’ is the ‘must have’ handbook for all people managers and employers across both the public and private sectors.

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“A lot of the HR, mentoring and training tips I give to business owners and managers hinges on ensuring you ask the right questions at the right time and then listen, silently and carefully, so you can identify how best to progress proactively to the next steps,” said Causeway native, Caroline.

“This book is a valuable resource for all people managers (whether you manage one person, a department team, or many thousands), and should be on your desk as a ‘go to guide’ that you can dip into as needed to remind you of the key questions that should be asked in different situations throughout the employment journey,” she added.

Over 17 chapters, ‘The Art of Asking the Right Questions’ both asks and answers everyday questions which re-occur in the workplace. It also discusses key HR issues including Hiring, Induction, Coaching, Grievances and Disciplinary procedures.

With simple concise answers, end of chapters Top Tips Summaries and insightful illustrations, it should be on every people manager’s desk as a handy ‘go to’ reference to assist in solving and resolving HR issues within today’s complex modern work environment.

There is also a ‘Personal Action Plan Review’ at the end of the book to help readers self-assess their own skills and current management techniques. Ultimately it is an invaluable resource for management at every level.

The handbook is also a useful introductory reference to best HR Best Practice, Approach and Processes for management and business students.

Caroline McEnery has over 20 years experience in the HR industry having worked for the international food & food ingredients corporation, Kerry Group plc, and as Operations & HR Director of Garvey Group, before establishing the HR Suite in 2009.

Priced at €25, it is available now in selected book stores, or to order directly from The HR Suite or from Oaktree press For more information visit or telephone : 066 7102887.


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