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Recruiting on the Web: Smart Strategies for Finding the Perfect Candidate, by Michael Foster (McGraw-Hill). An excellent hands-on guide for finding and recruiting the perfect candidates using critical online strategies and sources.
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The Manager’s Book of Questions: 1001 Great Interview Questions for Hiring the Best Person, by John Kador (McGraw-Hill).
The Team Building Tool Kit: Tips, Tactics, and Rules for Effective Workplace Teams, by Deborah Harrington-MacKin (American Management Association).
How To Be An Even Better Manager: A Complete A-Z of Proven Techniques and Essential Skills, by Michael Armstrong (Kogan Page).
THE OTHER BOOKS FOR EMPLOYERS:
101 Ways To Make Training Active, by Mel Silberman.
500 Tips For Trainers, by Phil Race and Brenda Smith.
The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork: Embrace Them and Empower Your Team, by John C. Maxwell (Nelson Business).
And The Winner Is…; Using Awards Programs To Promote Your Company And Encourage Your Employees, by John Leverence.
Analyzing Performance Problems, Or, You Really Oughta Wanna; How To Figure Out Why People Aren’t Doing What They Should Be, And What To Do About It, by Robert Frank Mager and Peter Pipe.
The Big Book of Team Building Games: Trust-Building Activities, Team Spirit Exercises, and Other Fun Things to Do, by John W. Newstrom and Edward E. Scannell (McGraw-Hill).
Competency-Based Recruitment and Selection (The Wiley Series in Strategic Human Resource Management), by Robert Wood and Tim Payne (Wiley).
Competing for Talent: Key Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Becoming an Employer of Choice, by Nancy S. Ahlrichs (Davies-Black Publishing).
The Employee Recruitment and Retention Handbook, by Diane Arthur (AMACOM).
Fired Up or Burned Out, by Michael Lee Stallard (Thomas Nelson).
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, by Patrick Lencioni (Jossey-Bass).
A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, by Michael Armstrong (Kogan Page).
The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals, by Shawn A. Smith and Rebecca A. Mazin (AMACOM).
Leveraging the New Human Capital: Adaptive Strategies, Results Achieved, and Stories of Transformation, by Sandra Burud and Marie Tumolo (Davies-Black Publishing).
Managing the Generation Mix: From Collision to Collaboration, by Carolyn A. Martin and Bruce Tulgan (HRD Press).
Managing Telework: Strategies for Managing the Virtual Workforce, by Jack M. Niles (Wiley).
Mastering Virtual Teams: Strategies, Tools, and Techniques That Succeed (Jossey-Bass).
An Organizational Guide for Telecommuting, by George M. Piskurich (American Society for Training & Development).
Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting & Orienting New Employees, by Diane Arthur (AMACOM).
Teambuilding: The ASTD Trainer’s Sourcebook, by Cresencio Torres and Deborah Fairbanks (McGraw-Hill).
Teamwork and Teamplay : Games and Activities for Building and Training Teams, by Sivasailam Thiagarajan and Glenn Parker (Pfeiffer).
Virtual Teams That Work: Creating Conditions for Virtual Team Effectiveness (Jossey-Bass).
When Generations Collide: Who They Are. Why They Clash. How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work, by Lynne C. Lancaster and David Stillman (Collins).
Winning the Talent Wars: How to Build a Lean, Flexible, High-Performance Workplace, by Bruce Tulgan (Norton).
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