Category: Resources for Humans

HR Book reviews brought to you by the HR Daily Advisor and BLR editorial team.

StrengthsFinder 2.0

HR manager David South reviews the book StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath. Review discusses how book and accompanying website helps employers find employees’ talents. Tom Rath leads Gallup’s workplace research and leadership consulting worldwide. He coauthored How Full Is Your Bucket? Positive Strategies for Work and Life and most recently authored Vital Friends: The People […]

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Recruiting the Workforce of the Future

Ralph Gaillard reviews the book Recruiting the Workforce of the Future by Bruce Tulgan. Review praises book’s striaghtforward advice and checklists to help HR recruit the right employees. Let’s face it: Recruiting is no picnic. In fact, it’s one of the biggest headaches facing HR today. The pressure to find that perfect candidate has never […]

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Hot List:New York Times Bestselling Business Books

The following is a list of the bestselling hardcover business books as ranked by the New York Times on January 14. 1. Jim Cramer’s Stay Mad For Life By James L. Cramer The hyper-active host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” offers his prescription for striking it rich for life. 2. The Age of Turbulence By Alan […]

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Boom! 7 Choices for Blowing the Doors Off Business-As-Usual

HR consultant and author of 13 bestselling business books Carol Hacker reviews the book Boom! 7 Choices for Blowing the Doors Off Business-As-Usual by Drs. Kevin and Jackie Freiberg. Review highlights the choices employers must make to create a workplace environment that works for both employees and customers. Dr. Kevin and Jackie Freiberg are out […]

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HOT LIST: New York Times Bestselling Business Books

The following is a list of the bestselling hardcover business books as ranked by the New York Times on January 7. 1. Jim Cramer’s Stay Mad for Life, by James J. Cramer with Cliff Mason. (Simon & Schuster, $26.) The host of “Mad Money” on CNBC explains how to get rich and stay rich. 2. […]

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Best Audio Books of 2007

For many of you, it’s the first day back to work after the holidays, which means you’re swamped with voice-mails, e-mails, meetings and performance appraisals. As (reading) time is short these days, enjoy the following Hot List, which ticks off the top business audio books for 2007. This list is courtesy of the “Audies.” Think […]

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Hot List: New York Times Bestselling Business Books

The following is a list of the bestselling hardcover business books as ranked by the New York Times on December 17. 1. The World Is Flat, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Picador, $16.) A columnist for the New York Times analyzes 21st-century economics and foreign policy and presents an overview of globalization trends. 2. The Tipping […]

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The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

Ralph Gaillard reviews the book The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin. Review highlights book’s insightful look into the legal force that makes employment law. For close to 10 years, I called Washington, D.C., home, where I had the privilege to cover the inner workings of Congress, the Pentagon, […]

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Hot List: Bestselling Business Books on Amazon.com

Amazon.com updates its list of bestselling business books hourly. Here is a snapshot of what books were hot this morning — Monday, December 10. The Lies About Money by Ric Edelman. Exposing the seamy underbelly of the retail mutual fund industry, this helpful primer by seasoned financial advisor Edelman offers step-by-step instructions for how to […]

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The Starbucks Experience: 5 Principles for Turning Ordinary into Extraordinary

HR consultant and author of 13 bestselling business books Carol A. Hacker reviews the book The Starbucks Experience: 5 Principles for Turning Ordinary into Extraordinary by Joseph A. Michelli. Review highlights book’s examination of how Starbucks gets their employees to deliver excellent customer service. The Starbucks Experience: 5 Principles for Turning Ordinary Into Extraordinary is […]

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