Here is a list of the best Recruiting books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- Recruiting 101: The Fundamentals of Being a Great Recruiter (2016)
- Revolutionary Recruiting: How The Faremouth Method Helps Job Seekers, Recruiters and Businesses Learn To Match People With Their Passions (2017)
- Recruiting Sucks…But It Doesn’t Have To: Breaking Through the Myths That Got Us Here (2019)
- Recruit Rockstars: The 10 Step Playbook to Find the Winners and Ignite Your Business (2017)
- Recruiting in the Age of Googlization (2017)
- Culture Driven Recruiting: There is No “Talent War” if You Eliminate the Competition (2018)
- Recruiting Up: How I Recruited Hundreds of Professionals in my Network Marketing Business and How You Can, Too (2016)
- Technology Made Simple for the Technical Recruiter, Second Edition: A Technical Skills Primer (2019)
- Be a Recruiting Superstar: The Fast Track to Network Marketing Millions (2008)
- Talent Fix (2018)
- Executive Recruiting For Dummies (2017)
Recruiting 101: The Fundamentals of Being a Great Recruiter (2016)
Why are some recruiters successful while so many others fail and leave the industry? Why do other recruiters spend their whole careers bouncing around from company to company with little or no success? The answer: they never learned fundamental recruiting skills. Recruiting 101 explains how to develop 15 fundamental recruiting skills.
Revolutionary Recruiting: How The Faremouth Method Helps Job Seekers, Recruiters and Businesses Learn To Match People With Their Passions (2017)
How the Faremouth Method Helps Job Seekers, Recruiters and Businesses Learn to Match People with their Passions. Are you tired of the same old recruiting models and methods that simply match a job listing to a resume? Then this is the book you’ve been waiting for. Revolutionary Recruiting is a handbook for recruiters, employers, and job seekers ready to try a new, innovative method for matching the whole individual to the job.
Recruiting Sucks…But It Doesn’t Have To: Breaking Through the Myths That Got Us Here (2019)
People are a business’s most important asset, but when it comes to hiring, practices are wildly out-of-date, relying on the same wisdom that has been used for over fifty years. It’s time to update how we recruit—by focusing on people, not process.In Recruiting SucksBut It Doesn’t Have to, human resources guru Steve Lowisz shares a groundbreaking approach to attracting, developing, and retaining an accomplished and vibrant workforce.
Recruit Rockstars: The 10 Step Playbook to Find the Winners and Ignite Your Business (2017)
Would you trust your company's most important decision to a coin toss? Well, that's what most hiring managers do every day.50% of new hires are gone within 18 months. What if you could improve those odds dramatically enough to fill every seat with a Rockstar? Imagine the difference it would make in your company.
Recruiting in the Age of Googlization (2017)
Described as a “Millennial trapped in a Baby Boomer body,” Ira S. Wolfe has emerged as one of HR’s most visionary thinkers in managing the convergence of the tired, the wired, and technology. Ira is a TEDx Speaker and President of Success Performance Solutions, a company that provides a portfolio of employee assessments as well as hiring and recruitment consulting.
Culture Driven Recruiting: There is No “Talent War” if You Eliminate the Competition (2018)
Disrupters unite! Are you ready to break out of traditional recruiting?If “we’ve always done it this way” makes you twitch this book is just for you.
Recruiting Up: How I Recruited Hundreds of Professionals in my Network Marketing Business and How You Can, Too (2016)
HOW I RECRUITED HUNDREDS OF PROFESSIONALS IN MY NETWORK MARKETING BUSINESS AND HOW YOU CAN, TOO “Recruiting up” means recruiting professionals, business owners, sales people, real estate agents, insurance brokers, financial planners, and other people with the talent and resources to build a successful network marketing business. Author David M.
Technology Made Simple for the Technical Recruiter, Second Edition: A Technical Skills Primer (2019)
If you’re a technical recruiter who wants to keep your skills up to date in the competitive field of technical resource placement, you need a detailed guidebook to outpace competitors. This technical skills primer focuses on technology fundamentals—from basic programming terms to big data vocabulary, network lingo, operating system jargon, and other crucial skill sets.
Be a Recruiting Superstar: The Fast Track to Network Marketing Millions (2008)
Network marketing-also known as direct selling and multilevel marketing-has turned millions of people into successful business owners. But to truly reach their earning potential, network marketers need to successfully grow their businesses by recruiting the right people.
Talent Fix (2018)
Corporate talent acquisition has been failing for decades, but it doesn’t have to.
Executive Recruiting For Dummies (2017)
Recruiting for high-end executives requires a special skill-set, and Executive Recruiting For Dummies is here to help you add this niche talent to your arsenal.
Best Recruiting Books Worth Your Attention
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some recruiting books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Touts: Recruiting Indentured Labor in the Gulf of Guinea
Author(s): Enrique Martino
ID: 3357578, Publisher: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, Year: 2022, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf
Recruiting Knowledge for Job Seekers: Criteria of applicant selection & procedures, writing unsolicited applications, recruitment tests & references, online reputation & interviews
Author(s): Simone Janson
ID: 3398170, Publisher: Best of HR – Berufebilder.de®, Year: 2022, Size: 189 Kb, Format: epub
Digitizing Talent: Creative Strategies for the Digital Recruiting Age
Author(s): Jessica Miller-Merrell
ID: 3596604, Publisher: Society for Human Resource Management, Year: 2022, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.