The Human Resources Today Stay At Home Reading List

In April 2020, we reached out to our subscribers and asked for book, ebook, and article recommendations so that we could create a reading list that would be useful during your time at home. We hope this list will help you find something new to read and give you useful knowledge to help you grow in your professional life!


Everyone Deserves a Great Manager, The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team, Scott Miller, Todd Davis, and Victoria Roos Olsson.

“This is a terrific book with practical advice and techniques to be an effective manager. We read the book a chapter at a time as a leadership team and shared ideas. I was able to put the recommendations to use immediately. Excellent book!” -Corrie Amador

Coaching Presence, Maria Lliffe-Wood.

“Working towards a coaching model of management and HR management, I’ve found this book an excellent resource for helping to build self-awareness in the people I work with - giving them the tools to make conscious and deliberate choices rather than be reactive. It’s clearly written, evidentiary and has checklists to work through, making it easy to follow and implement.” -Sandra Peachey

Thanks For the Feedback, Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen.

“It changed my life both professionally and personally. It opened my eyes to giving and receiving feedback and how our perceptions and history affect what we hear. I strongly recommend it.” -Stephanie Fedoroff

Have a Nice Conflict, Tim Scudder.

“It will teach you how to manage conflicts where you will succeed in a different way.” -Nancy Tirado Matos

The Speed of Trust, Stephen M.R. Covey.

Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves.

An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization, Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey.

Unforgettable Leadership , Dr. Sherry Yellin.

There's No Place Like Working From Home: Get Organized, Stay Motivated, Get Things Done!, Elaine Quinn.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni.

Developing Management Proficiency: A Self-Directed Learning Approach, Deb Cohen.

Strategic Analytic, Alec Levenson.

Talking to Strangers, Malcom Gladwell.


6 Ways to Turn Rejected Candidates into Employee Brand Ambassadors, TalentLyft.


Transform Your Hiring Process from Reactive to Proactive, TalentLyft.