HR Manager's Bookshelf Books for advice on using consultants, or, better yet, becoming oneBy Ray Brillinger06/19/2000|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/02/2001 No doubt the vast majority of readers of Canadian HR Reporter take a direct interest in questions about consulting, such as what is effective consulting, when and how can consultants be productively used, and how to become a successful internal or external consultant?In my own career to date, I have worked as an internal consultant, and a manager of others in that role. I have selected consulting firms and managed the relationship with external consultants engaged to carry out projects at the companies where I worked. During recent years, I have been an external consultant both in independent practice and now at a large consulting firm.While many books on consulting appear on the bookstore shelves, some recent titles stand out. They offer insight, guidance and tools for becoming a skilled consultant and for increasing the value you can deliver to your clients. Or, if you are a client, they are resources for effectively employing consultants and maximizing the results you obtain, while avoiding many of the errors and problems that can undermine the consulting engagement experience. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.