Top Recruiting books recommended by experts

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Fundamentals of Recruiting

Understanding the concepts of Recruiting starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

Recruit Rockstars: The 10 Step Playbook to Find the Winners and Ignite Your Business

Recruit Rockstars: The 10 Step Playbook to Find the Winners and Ignite Your Business

Ninety percent of business problems are actually recruiting problems in disguise. If you're filling your company's vacant positions with B-Players, you're playing with fire. Instead, hire Rockstars to build an organization with limitless potential. Recruit Rockstars shows you how to find, hire, and keep the best of the best.

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High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant

High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant

Using the proven methods Wintrip has applied at some of today's more forward-thinking companies, you'll hire top employees faster―and smarter. High-Velocity Hiring replaces the old, worn-out way of hiring with the simple but revolutionary approach of actively cultivating top talent before positions open

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How to Hire A-Players: Finding the Top People for Your Team- Even If You Don't Have a Recruiting Department

How to Hire A-Players: Finding the Top People for Your Team- Even If You Don't Have a Recruiting Department

Herrenkohl explains how to use your existing marketing, sales, and networking efforts to find top candidates. He provides current examples of companies that consistently hire A-players without big recruiting departments as well as step-by-step explanations for making these strategies work in your own company.

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Leadership Recruiting: Strategy, Tactics and Tools for Hiring Organizations

Leadership Recruiting: Strategy, Tactics and Tools for Hiring Organizations

Recruiting for leadership roles is probably the most important action most organizations ever take, and they are often flying blind. Simon Mullins and David Lord, two of the world's experts on this topic, offer real insights as well as a practical guide to running the leadership recruiting process."Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management, The Wharton School In business, recruiting the right leaders at the right time is the competitive advantage. Leadership Recruiting is the first authoritative guide to doing so, every step of the way, for rapidly growing small companies to Global 100 conglomerates. What once was unmanaged, or managed by instinct, can now be driven by 25 years of research with many of the world’s leading organizations.

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Technology Made Simple for the Technical Recruiter, Second Edition: A Technical Skills Primer

Technology Made Simple for the Technical Recruiter, Second Edition: A Technical Skills Primer

This technical skills primer focuses on technology fundamentals—from basic programming terms to big data vocabulary, network lingo, operating system jargon, and other crucial skill sets. Topics covered include:

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Who: The A Method for Hiring

Who: The A Method for Hiring

Selecting talent in the A Method involves a series of structured interviews that allow you to gather the relevant facts about a person so you can rate your scorecard and make an informed hiring decision. These structured interviews break the voodoo hiring spell.

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