Doing some light reading?

What to look for — and avoid — in HR books
By Ray Brillinger
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/12/2002

Today’s HR practitioner is blessed with information in journals, on the Internet, from HR professional organizations and in books. Each resource offers unique advantages and features, but books hold a special place for many.

Nothing else offers the same opportunity for in-depth treatment of a subject, breadth of scope and continuity of the material, not to mention, the portability and ease of reference. Also, the sense of knowledge and investment — both the author’s investment of research, skill and effort to write the book, and the reader’s investment of time and money to buy it — is priceless.

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