Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Tip of the Day: Catch up on your reading

We know you are busy HR/benefits professionals, but to elevate your industry knowledge, you might consider spending some time reading these new books:

“Why Health Care Matters” by Frank Hone. This is an employer’s guide to health care consumerism, written by the founder of Healthcentric Partners, which provides audits, research, consulting and communication planning for employee health.

“Fixing the 401(k)” by Joshua Itzoe, a principal at Greenspring Wealth Management. Offers thoughts on how to improve the 401(k) industry and protect participants from themselves.

“Getting Your Money’s Worth from Training and Development” by Andrew Jefferson, Roy Pollock and Calhoun Wick. Provides practical tips, checklists and worksheets for managers and employees to make training programs more effective.

“Vision Driven: Lessons Learned from the Small Business C-Suite” by Mallary Tytel. Offers advice on employee engagement, communication and leadership. --Leah Carlson Shepherd

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