In today’s world of limitless information, it can feel like there is no shortage of experts in any given field.
That can be especially true when looking to expand your industry-knowledge and select a book, podcast or conference to attend. OneDigital leaders Carrie Bartlett at OneDigital Mid-Atlantic, and HR Consulting leader Keith Falk at OneDigital West Region share their favorite benefits and HR books that will elevate your own knowledge on the topic. They highlight the books that enhanced their professional growth and personal development in the Employee Benefit News article, “15 Must Read Books HR and Benefits Professionals Can't Put Down.”
"Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance and What We Can Do About It” by Jeffrey Pfeffer
Are your employees working long hours? Juggling family obligations? Stressed about their finances? Overweight and not exercising? “Dying for a Paycheck” addresses that the relationship between employees and organizations is terribly broken.
Written for any business leader, it provides clear evidence that employers using schemes to maximize a company’s profits, such as low wages, long hours and minimal healthcare benefits, are ineffective. Pfeffer argues that implementing reforms to provide a healthier working environment for employees will benefit the company by increasing engagement, reducing turnover, increasing job productivity. This is a necessary read if you have implemented, or have considered implementing, a worksite wellness program.
“Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead” by Laszlo Bock
He was the senior vice president of Google people operations and is regarded as the brightest mind in HR. He has a new HR artificial intelligence company too.
“The Culture Code” by Daniel Coyle
It’s incredible. It features great groups that are really tight and why they are so close-knit. [For example], Navy Seals and New Zealand All Blacks [rugby team].
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