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Geoff Smart - Sep 30, 2008
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In this instant New York Times Bestseller, Geoff Smart and Randy Street provide a simple, practical, and effective solution to what The Economist calls "the single biggest problem in business today" unsuccessful hiring. The average hiring mistake costs a company $1.5 million or more a year and countless wasted hours. This statistic becomes even mor...
Hiring for Attitude
A Revolutionary Approach to Recruiting and Selecting People with Both Tremendous Skills and Superb Attitude
Mark Murphy - Oct 17, 2016 (first published in 2011)
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Common hiring practices are destined for failure--here's how to hire the right people and build a company culture designed for long-term success...
Hire With Your Head
Using Performance-Based Hiring to Build Great Teams
Lou Adler - Jun 29, 2007 (first published in 2002)
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Hire with Your Head Updated with new case studies and more coverage of the impact and importance of the Internet in the hiring process, this indispensable guide has shown tens of thousands of managers and human resources professionals how to find the perfect candidate for any position. Lou Adler's Performance-based Hiring is more powerful than eve...
Social Media Recruitment
How to Successfully Integrate Social Media into Recruitment Strategy
Andy Headworth - May 28, 2015
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As the landscape of recruiting changes, different methods are needed to reach talent, and social media is a key channel.  However, many HR and recruiting professionals are not equipped with the expertise to create a social media recruiting strategy.In a series of easy to follow chapters and manageable steps, Social Media Recruitment covers the esse...
Moneyball
The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Michael Lewis - Mar 17, 2004 (first published in 2003)
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Billy Beane, general manager of MLB's Oakland A's and protagonist of Michael Lewis's Moneyball, had a problem: how to win in the Major Leagues with a budget that's smaller than that of nearly every other team. Conventional wisdom long held that big name, highly athletic hitters and young pitchers with rocket arms were the ticket to success. But Bea...
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Good To Great
Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don't
Jim Collins - Oct 17, 2001
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To find the keys to greatness, Collins's 21-person research team read and coded 6,000 articles, generated more than 2,000 pages of interview transcripts and created 384 megabytes of computer data in a five-year project. The findings will surprise many readers and, quite frankly, upset others.The ChallengeBuilt to Last, the defining management study...
Recruit Rockstars
The 10 Step Playbook to Find the Winners and Ignite Your Business
Jeff Hyman - Nov 15, 2017
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Ninety percent of business problems are actually recruiting problems in disguise. If you’re filling your company’s vacant positions with B-players, you’re playing with fire. Instead, hire Rockstars to build an organization with limitless potential. Recruit Rockstars shows you how to find, hire, and keep the best of the best. Top-tier executive rec...
High Velocity Hiring
How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant
Scott Wintrip - Apr 06, 2017
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Win the war for talent by building an army of ready-to-deploy candidatesAn employee leaves and you post the open position. Resumes trickle in. You interview a few candidates. No one fits the bill. The next thing you know, three months have passed and that desk is still empty . . .Nothing drives business success like a staff of talented, productive ...
Recruiting 101
The Fundamentals of Being a Great Recruiter
Steven Mostyn - Sep 27, 2016
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Why are some recruiters successful while so many others fail and leave the industry? Why do other recruiters spend their whole careers bouncing around from company to company with little or no success? The answer: they never learned fundamental recruiting skills. Recruiting 101 explains how to develop 15 fundamental recruiting skills. Learn how to ...
Talent Fix
Tim Sackett - Apr 13, 2018
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Corporate talent acquisition has been failing for decades, but it doesn't have to. There are simple fixes, organizational designs, and technology that can turn around the succ ess of an organization's ability to recruit almost overnight.Piece by piece and step by step, with real-world examples and stories about how innovative organizations and top ...
The Best Team Wins
Build Your Business Through Predictive Hiring
Adam Robinson - Mar 21, 2017
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Reduce Hiring Risks and Predict Success New Mindset. In The Best Team Wins,author Adam Robinson gives you a proven, straightforward, and effective method for hiring new employees. He teaches you how to rethink the process of finding, assessing, and hiring the right people. New Methods. Robinson, a recruiting professional with over twenty years expe...
Hiring Smart! by Pierre Mornell
96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire by Paul Falcone
How to Hire A-Players by Eric Herrenkohl
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock
Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
Decisive by Chip Heath
The Savage Truth by Greg Savage
The Robot-Proof Recruiter by Katrina Collier
Recruitment and Selection by Carrie A. Picardi
Talent Force by Rusty Rueff
Talent Without Borders by Robert E. Ployhart
Hiring Geeks That Fit by Johanna Rothman
Rework by Jason Fried
Topgrading by Bradford D. Smart Ph.D.
The Rare Find by George Anders