Tag: book

CXR Recommends: The Recruiter’s Handbook

“The Recruiter’s Handbook is a strong addition to any recruiting professional’s library and, with its mix of easy-to-comprehend deliverables and high-level case studies, it will serve countless recruiters and leaders for years to come.” That’s exactly what I said to industry friend, Sharlyn Lauby, when I was done pouring through the advanced copy of her…

CXR Recommends: Steal Like An Artist

CXR Recommends: Steal Like An Artist

Books every recruiting professional should read Steal Like An Artist, written by Austin Kleon, is the quickest book you’ll read this year (and also happens to be a New York Times bestseller).  Austin is an artist and writer based in Austin, TX.  He’s known for his “Newspaper Blackout” collection and several books on creativity and branding…

CXR Recommends: The 5 Dysfunctions of A Team

CXR Recommends: The 5 Dysfunctions of A Team

As a big fan of Patrick Lencioni, recommending his book, The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team, to the CareerXroads community was a no-brainer on multiple levels. First, it’s not a long book that’s going to consume a lot of your free time (is there such a thing as free time anymore???). Second, Lencioni is fond of…

CXR Recommends: The ONE Thing – Chris Hoyt

CXR Recommends: The ONE Thing – Chris Hoyt

Recommended reading by a good friend and entrepreneur, “The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results” was a book that I couldn’t quite put down until I’d finished working through its pages, folding various corners, and scribbling my own little reminders in the margins along the way.  It’s not surprising given that afterward,…