Under Our Skin: Getting Real About Race (Book Review)

UpstartHR

A few weeks ago a friend recommended a book called Under Our Skin: Getting Real About Race and Getting Free From the Fears and Frustrations that Divide Us. The book is written by Benjamin Watson. That said, this is not a sports book. Click here to get the book.

6 Things I Learned Writing a Book

HR Bartender

I have wanted to write a book for years. Well, patience paid off. I’ve finished my first book – Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers. Writing a book is a very interesting experience. There are many reasons to write a book: money, experience, etc.

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Preparing Ourselves to Debrief 360s – 7 Recommended Books and Films

DecisionWise

As a passionate 360 coach, Dan often finds resources that prime and reinforce the principles that he teaches in the 360 certification process. . We need to proactively and actively prepare our self to be fully present for the person that we are debriefing.". 4 Recommended Books.

5 Business Lessons Learned From Adult Coloring Books

HR Bartender

I’ve noticed a few themes emerging in the professional development space that center around the need for individuals to find ways to decompress, de-stress, and detox from their digital lives. One of the ideas I heard was adult coloring books.

The Surprising Connection Between Millennials, Culture, and Growth

Speaker: Jamie Notter, Co-Founder & Culture Consultant at Human Workplaces

When we shift the conversation towards learning and curiosity, however, we find that the Millennials are helping us to get a glimpse what the future of work looks like, and that has important implications for how we run our organizations today.

How To Promote Your First Book – Best Content Writing Strategies

Take It Personel-ly

So, congratulations on publishing your first book, all the time and effort you invested in writing and publishing your book has finally paid off. It’s now time to get your book into the hands of potential readers. It is time to promote your book.

5 Business Lessons Learned from Adult Dot to Dot Books

HR Bartender

Move over adult coloring, the new stress reliever is dot to dot. You remember dot to dot books, right? There’s an image and you must connect the dots in sequence to draw in the lines. While I was test driving dot to dot, I learned a few things that I wanted to share.

Top reasons why mobile learning is essential for your organization

Zoho People

Many organizations are encouraging flexibility in their workplace, and mobile learning is part of that. Smartphones have completely changed the corporate training landscape by becoming one of the best professional development mediums there is.

Book Review of Coaching Perspectives IX

Center for Coaching

Each chapter in this book is an individual read – ideal for taking a few minutes to gain new insights and learn. It is fabulous for those coaching or mentoring because you can apply the information immediately. Leadership and the 3 Cs. Discovering the Coach Within.

3 Great Leadership Books

Conscious Culture Group

As an executive coach, I am often asked by my clients for books that will provide them with tools or insights into specific development topics. Leadership is a difficult skill to master as an individual and in the workplace. It a valuable book that gets into culture and leadership.

Engaging Candidates In A Transparent World

Speaker: Katrina Collier, Founder, Author & Keynote Speaker on Candidate Engagement

First, the Internet opened the door to you or your client’s company; then, Google for Jobs amplified it. But what does that mean to the recruitment lifecycle and your role within it? Surely, you and your company are not under scrutiny? Surely, employee and interview reviews have little impact? In this webinar, author of "The Robot-Proof Recruiter" and candidate engagement authority, Katrina Collier, will address how to gain and hold candidate's attention.

Leadership Reading List-Why Every Book is Different

UpstartHR

No thanks, I read a book on leadership already. Someone dropped that comment in a conversation recently, and I wanted to take some time today to dispel this notion about leadership books, courses, content, etc. The concept? Learning about this stuff isn’t a one-time thing.

Big Feelings: Books To Help Kids Understand Their Emotions

Thrive Global

During times like these, books are a great way to start conversations about feelings and help kids understand and express how they feel. Reading books aloud can lead to deep and meaningful discussions with children about how we feel different emotions and what causes each emotion to arise.

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My New Kindle Book is Live!

UpstartHR

So why not marry my love for the two in written form? More than half of the content is brand new and not published anywhere else, and the book runs about 35 pages in length (which means virtually nothing in the world of Kindle/eBooks, as I’ve learned!)

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7 Trends That Will Shape the eLearning Industry in 2020

Career Metis

The field of education has undergone some seismic changes over the past few decades as it has been closely following developments in the business landscape. To put things into perspective, it’s worth mentioning that 68% of online students are experienced professionals.

Big Brother In The Office

Speaker: Jim Stroud, Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Expert

Companies have started adapting their hiring practices to better understand their candidates. We are now seeing advanced technologies that monitor the emotional fitness of their workers, AI scanning the faces of candidates to see if they are telling the truth, and even employees getting microchipped. Join recruiting expert Jim Stroud in this SHRM Approved webinar as he discusses how technology is affecting all aspects of the workplace.

25 Books I Liked Reading in 2019

Thrive Global

As the year nears completion I wanted to share some of the books I enjoyed reading this year. I would say this year has been one of the best in terms of terrific books. Please check out my favorite books of 2019 below. I have read his other 4 books as well.

Measure What Matters Book Review – Announcing The Reflektive Book Club

Reflektive

As the 18th entrant into the online search market back in 1999, nobody would have predicted that Google would have become what it is today. There are countless factors that contribute to a company’s ultimate success or failure, but legendary venture capitalist and leader John Doerr would argue that goal setting and alignment is the single biggest predictor of prosperity. Key Results, on the other hand, “benchmark and monitor how we get to the objective.”

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7 HRM Books that Every HR Professional Should Read

Digital HR Tech

The field of Human Resource Management (HRM) is rapidly changing. Staying up to date with the latest information is more important than ever. We decided to include both study books and more popular books. They will also help to create a view on the future of the HR field.

Read These Books to Help You Stay Resilient and Optimistic

Thrive Global

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to challenge our world and disrupt our lives, our new normal can feel stressful and difficult. We asked our Thrive community to share the inspiring books that are keeping them optimistic and strong during this time. The Little Prince.

5 Ways AI Will Enable Recruiting to Be More Human, Not Less

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

[BEGIN TRANSMISSION]. [INITIALIZING]. Are you ready for an automated world? When we hear about artificial intelligence technologies, we inevitably get into fear-based conversations about job replacement due to automation. But the truth is, AI can actually enable us to be even more human in the workplace, not less. In this webinar presented by Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research and author of the upcoming book Artificial Intelligence for HR (Kogan Page, 2018), attendees will learn about the basic elements of AI and how they work, the practical uses for solving recruiting challenges like candidate sourcing and matching, and the critical skills necessary to succeed in an increasingly automated workplace. Research from a variety of experiments shows that the best approach isn't purely human or purely machine, but a blend of the two. Leveraging more than a year's worth of research into how companies are leveraging automation technology to reduce administrative burden and improve productivity, attendees will learn about the adoption of bots, machine learning-powered algorithms, and other tools to support business needs. It's time to go beyond theory and explore the practical side of what AI has to offer. [END TRANSMISSION]

Meditation Books Recommended by Meditation Teachers

Thrive Global

Clay Hamilton’s new book, How Do You Meditate? In the book the meditation teachers recommend over 60 meditation books which they have enjoyed and commonly recommend to others. The book is available now at Amazon in paperback and ebook.

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The Best New Books on Employee Engagement

Reflektive

The world of HR is constantly evolving, so it is absolutely critical for leaders and HR professionals to stay on top of emerging trends and innovative approaches to address classic conundrums, like employee engagement. . While podcasts and online presentations, like TED Talk recordings , are great options for learning on the go, nothing is quite as effective as a good read to obtain in-depth knowledge. Build It: The Rebel Playbook for World Class Employee Engagement.

Book Review: The Self-Evolved Leader

Workplace Psychology

In The Self-Evolved Leader, McKeown contends that for too long leaders have mistakenly assumed that the value they bring to their organization is to play the role of the hero, someone has all the answers and swoops in to save the day. Exist in the present, 3.

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Books Every Professional Woman Should Read

HR Digest

In earlier times, women didn't have a prominent place in the business world or the professional society for that matter. However, times have changed, and now and then, we see a female CEO or a leader leading the organization and taking it to high points of success.

The 40 Biggest Secrets from a Lifetime of Recruitment

Speaker: Greg Savage, Principal, The Savage Truth

Wouldn't it be nice to have a template for recruiting success? We may not have that, but we have the next best thing! Greg Savage will be sharing insights from his book, "The Savage Truth." Join us to learn how to improve your recruiting and HR business practices.

Social Wealth was Named as a Top Business Relationship Book

Jason Treu

Writing a book was one of the most difficult and time consuming things I’ve ever done. Here is what they wrote about Social Wealth (Sold more than 60,000 copies and 130+ five star reviews): Background on the list: Relationships can be tricky things.

20 Best Books for HR Professionals

Kazoo

Here’s a list of 20 great reads that have the power to transform both you and your organization. Why it made the list: What’s more important than deeply understanding the business value that HR brings? Why it made the list: Unconscious bias is real.

Time Management: A Book Review

RecognizeThis!

Over the years, I’ve become a fan of research and recommendations from the likes of Tony Schwartz and his Energy Project as well as studies showing multi-tasking makes us less productive rather than more. Every ‘yes’ is a ‘no’ to something in the future.”. by Derek Irvine.

A Guidebook for Building a Human Workplace (A book review)

RecognizeThis!

The answer is as complex as humanity itself, but centers on enabling our people to bring the fullness of their humanity into the workplace for the benefit of their colleagues, their customers, the company, and the community. (To By Derek Irvine.

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.

Book Review – An Introduction to Management Consultancy

Workplace Psychology

An Introduction to Management Consultancy by Marc Baaij is a book that really pulls back the curtains and reveals the inner workings of management consultancies. I have never seen a book about management consulting like this before. Book Review Business

The Best HR Books of 2019

BambooHR

In the challenging field of human resources, there’s always more to learn—and this year brings a bumper crop of must-read books for HR professionals.

Talent, Leadership, and Marketing Book Club (hosted by Stories Inc.)

Stories Incorporated HR

The Stories Inc. team is committing to reading books that expand our professional learning and personal growth. But it’s so much more stimulating to read books with others. So, we’re not being exclusive: We’d love to invite you to join the Talent, Leadership, and Marketing Book Club! We plan to read one book per month, and then discuss the book in a light and lively discussion via video conference. The Stories Inc.

4 Great Books to Read on Your July 4th Holiday

Reflektive

With the 4th of July around the corner, hopefully you’re looking forward to some well-deserved time off. Bonus: they’re all available as e-books or hardcopies for under $20! . This book comes recommended by our customer marketing manager, Audrey Zigmond.

How to Leverage Data to Better Your Employees' Health Benefits Selection

Speaker: Darrell Moon, CEO, Orriant

We need to shift away from the focus on purchasing healthcare and instead, focus on how we can create health for our employees. By incorporating dashboards in our benefits selection process, we can watch for trends in benefits and leverage that data to lower costs, retain employees, and attract new talent. Join Darrell Moon, CEO of Orriant, to learn if your benefits selection is meeting your employees' needs.