Careers Slideshow: 7 Books to Help You Hire the Best People
By Tony Kontzer | Posted 06-02-2009
7 Books to Help You Hire the Best People
Winning the Technology Talent War: A Manager's Guide to Recruiting and Retaining Tech Workers in a Dot Com World Mary Ellen Brantley and Chris ColemanMcGraw-Hill, December 2000Written at the height of the dot-com craze, this tome seems almost quaint in today's talent-rich market. But brushing up on its concepts could prove critical when (and if) the economy finds its legs again.
With summer upon us, one thought permeates our collective consciousness: How do I make sure I'm making smart hires? Okay, so maybe it's not the stuff of summer fantasies, but let's face it: If you want to ensure that your company is positioned to take advantage of an economic recovery many are predicting will begin unfolding by the end of this year, brushing up on effective hiring methods is an advisable strategy for any IT executive. These books will help you brush up on your interviewing skills and get better at identifying the best job candidates.