The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals by Shawn Smith and Rebecca Mazin was one of the Top 10 Winners Overall.
This book aims to answer the questions that small business owners have about hiring, firing, and other human resources concerns…The HR Answer Book is a reference book that can be read cover-to-cover or as a quick reference in specific situations.
It uses simple language to explain how to combine automated online marketing, expert positioning, and outsourcing to build an Internet business, while working less and setting your own hours…Even if you don’t have a product of your own, the book aims to help you choose an online business model and get started.
This book provides unique insight into today’s crazy-busy customers and dives into how to meet their ever-increasing expectations for instant gratification. Solomon provides strategies that he says any business, large or small, can use to connect with customers on multiple platforms, including social media. The book covers several areas of interest for small business owners.
Into the Storm: Lessons in Teamwork from the Treacherous Sydney to Hobart Ocean Race by Dennis N.T. Perkins with Jillian B. Murphy won an award in the Leadership category.
Hurricane-force winds howled, reaching speeds of over 100 miles an hour. Waves as tall as 8-story buildings dwarfed the 35-foot sailboat, AFR Midnight Rambler. Yet in spite of the crew’s paralyzing fear, the group held together — and they supported each other with remarkable teamwork.
Congratulations to Shawn, Rebecca, Micah, Scott, Dennis and Jillian.
And thanks again Small Business Trends!