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The Three Signs of a Miserable Job

The Three Signs of a Miserable Job

Millions of workers, even those who have carefully chosen careers based on true passions and interests, dread going to work, suffering each day as they trudge to jobs that make them cynical, weary, and frustrated. Any job can become miserable, but through the story of a CEO turned pizzeria manager, Lencioni gives managers and their employees the keys to make any job more fulfilling.

Topgrading

Topgrading

Great companies, large and small, rise or fall because of their talent; the more high performers on your team, the more successful your organization will be. Of course, that’s easier said than done. Research shows that only about 25% of all new hires turn out to be high performers. But companies that have used Brad Smart’s Topgrading system over the past two decades have boosted their hiring success rates dramatically—sometimes even to 90%.

Who

Who

Based on more than 1,300 hours of interviews with more than 20 billionaires and 300 CEOs, Who presents Smart and Street’s A Method for Hiring. Refined through the largest research study of its kind ever undertaken, the A Method stresses fundamental elements that anyone can implement–and it has a 90 percent success rate.

Getting Results the Agile Way

Getting Results the Agile Way

In Getting Results the Agile Way, author J.D. Meier introduces Agile Results®-a simple system for meaningful results! It’s a systematic way to achieve both short- and long-term results in all aspects of your life-from work to fun. It offers just enough planning to get you going, but makes it easy to change your course as needed.

Customer Satisfaction is Worthless, Customer Loyalty is Priceless

Customer Satisfaction is Worthless, Customer Loyalty is Priceless

Out of all books Paul recommends, this is his favorite! Since the founding of Paul Cameron’s recruiting firm DriveStaff, Inc., in June of 2002, continuing on to SpeedUpMyJobSearch.com in May of 2014, every single employee has been (and still is) required to read this book before their first day, on which, there is a quiz on this book to ensure they actually did read it! Do you want to know about OUR culture? Read this book.

Winning

Winning

A champion manager of people, Jack Welch shares the hard-earned wisdom of a storied career. With Winning, he delivers a wide-ranging, in-depth, no-holds-barred management guidebook about the tough strategic, organizational, and personal challenges that face people at every stage of their careers.

Work Rules

Work Rules

From the visionary head of Google’s innovative People Operations comes a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work — and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring that they succeed.

Hiring for Attitude

Hiring for Attitude

Build a high-performance workforce by abandoning skills-based hiring practices and focusing on employee attitude. Hiring for Attitude offers a groundbreaking approach to recruiting, assessing, and selecting people with both tremendous skills but, more importantly, an attitude that aligns with the organization’s culture.

Scrum

Scrum

If you’ve ever been startled by how fast the world is changing, Scrum is one of the reasons why. Productivity gains of as much as 1200% have been recorded, and there’s no more lucid – or compelling – explainer of Scrum and its bright promise than Jeff Sutherland, the man who put together the first Scrum team more than twenty years ago.