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Three Books Every Manager Should Read in 2018

Knowledge is power. Whether you’re looking for new jobs in Allentown, PA or trying to fill open positions on your team, the more you know, the better the outcome.

Being a manager is hard work. Chances are, your team is made up of a very unique group of individuals who require different things from you. There’s no handbook to explain the most effective way to reach each person, so you just have to do your best.

Reading the words of other managers and business experts can be monumentally helpful. Since January is one of the chilliest months of the year, stay inside and occupy your mind with these three incredible reads.

“Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t” — Simon Sinek

This New York Times bestseller explores why some teams succeed and others fail. While working with companies around the world, Simon Sinek realized the best leaders always put their teams first. This creates what Sinek calls a “Circle of Safety,” allowing workers to enjoy a sense of security. The book offers valuable leadership lessons that can change the way you interact with your team for the better.

“The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business” — Charles Duhigg

Brought to you by Pulitzer Prize-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg, this book spent more than 60 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List, because it really impacted readers. In the book, Duhigg explains the science behind habits and how to change them. If you’re currently battling habits that are impeding your success, this book can help you overcome them.

“Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal With Change in Your Work and in Your Life” — Spencer Johnson, M.D.

An international bestseller, this book focuses on facing change head-on. If you’re like most people, you’re probably at least a little apprehensive about change, because it makes you feel like you’re losing control. Dr. Spencer Johnson explains the best way to deal with change is to adjust your way of thinking. This book will help you become comfortable with the ever-changing business world, so you can happily embrace new people, initiatives and ideas.

If you’re an employer looking to hire top Lehigh Valley talent or a professional ready to find an exciting new opportunity, HTSS., Inc wants to help. Contact us today to find out how we can enhance your search!


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As a staffing and recruitment professional for over  30 years, I have seen many changes in the industry. Over that time, I’ve witnessed a transformation in the way organizations view staffing services. Today, we see more and more companies using staffing services as a strategic tool, rather than just for temporary fill-ins.

At HTSS, Inc., our focus is on helping companies create proactive workforce plans. Our goal is to help our clients use staffing strategically to increase capacity, overcome hiring freezes, access specialized talent, better manage increased workloads, and enhance overall productivity.

For our candidates, we help to uncover truly rewarding job opportunities—jobs that are a match to each candidate’s skills, and jobs that offer key experience and growth potential.

We look forward to strengthening our relationships with our current clients and candidates, as well as forming new and exciting partnerships in the future.


Pat Howells
HTSS, Inc.