Books for Summer Workplace Success

Summer months mean vacationing, relaxation and hot, hazy days. But for professionals, or those looking for a job, summer should still be a time of professionalism and diligence. This week’s guest blogger panel, is giving advice for those looking to boost summer morale and productivity. To kick off a week of summer success themed posts, here are some books that are ideal for anyone looking to make the most out of the summer – at the beach and at the office.

For job seekers, nothing is more important than acing the interview. Land the job by properly preparing for the interview and learning the answers that make the biggest impact.

201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide to Handling the New Competency-Based Interview Style
by Linda Matias

Acing the Interview: How to Ask and Answer the Questions That Will Get You the Job by Tony Beshara

Crisis management is important all year long. So when managers and executives are out of town, the next in line should be properly equipped to handle any issue, big or small.

Rethinking Risk: How Companies Sabotage Themselves and What They Must Do Differently by Joseph Koletar

Blueprint for Project Recovery: The Complete Process for Getting Derailed Projects Back on Track by Ronald B. Cagle.

Take advantage of the summer’s more relaxed corporate setting to brush up on a few rusty skills. Public Relations affects everyone, and the more you know about it, the more you can leverage it to boost your business. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or an executive, public relations skills are always good to have on hand.

Coolfarming: Turn Your Great Idea into the Next Big Thing by Peter Gloor

The AMA Handbook of Public Relations by Robert L. Dilenschneider

Coming tomorrow is a guest post from Jim Joseph on personal branding!

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