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Top 10 Books Recruitment Marketers Should Read in 2018
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Exceptional Talent: How to Attract, Acquire and Retain the Very Best Employees by Mervyn Dinnen and Matt Alder
Dinnen and Alder discuss building an authentic employer brand, new methods for candidate sourcing and explain the use of different types of platforms for targeting the right candidates, including digital and social platforms. Exceptional Talent includes highlights on the role of networking, relationships and referrals in the world of talent acquisition. The authors provide tools and techniques for efficient recruiting processes, effective onboarding of new employees and retaining and engaging employees.
A Strategic Approach to Talent Acquisition by Pradeep Sahay
Sahay’s eBook follows ABC Group as it undergoes a “game-changing talent acquisition strategy” and moves toward a strategic program for sourcing, recruiting and onboarding top talent. Read on the organization’s transition as it revolved around managing and reconciling tensions, and found a balance for success.
Recruitment Advertising as an Instrument of Employer Branding: A Linguistic Perspective by Jolanta Lacka-Badura
This book takes an analytical approach as it discusses the grammar and language used in job advertising as a tool of employer branding. Author Lacka-Badura finds that job ads contribute to reinforcing and projecting employer brands as part of the online recruitment advertisements structure.
While social media is a key channel for reaching and recruiting talent, some HR and recruiting professionals find creating a social media recruiting strategy difficult. Headworth addresses this challenge and covers essentials for implementing a social media strategy, including HR policies and procedures, big data and HR and using technology in recruiting.
In Murphy’s Hiring for Attitude, he covers topics including the reasons new hires fail and how to find the attitude and characteristics you need for your organization’s unique culture. Read case studies of big brands like Southwest Airlines and Google, known for hiring for attitude, and learn more
Be a Recruiting Superstar: The Fast Track to Network Marketing Millions by Mary Christensen
Christensen shares her system for finding and training the right talent to sell your products or
The Professional Recruiter’s Handbook: Delivering Excellence in Recruitment Practice by Jane Newell Brown and Ann Swain
From the growth of internal recruitment knowledge within companies to new business models and social networking, this book covers the changes the recruitment industry has seen over the last five years. Brown and Swain share with readers the methods used by successful
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t by Jim C. Collins
This book focuses on findings
In WORK RULES!, Bock shows readers how to achieve a balance between creativity and structure for success in both one’s quality of life and in market share. Readers are inspired to build a better company while finding joy in what one does.