• Third Time's a Charm

    Cornelia and Barbara are delighted to be featured in Cathy Fyock’s October newsletter.  Read more at: https://www.cathyfyock.com/third-times-a-charm-with-cornelia-gamlem-and-barbara-mitchell/

  • Author Tip of the Month

    Thanks to Cathy Fyock for featuring us in her Author Tip of the MonthFrom Speaker Authors Cornelia Gamlem and Barbara Mitchell:  In August I was speaking in Albuquerque for the NSA New Mexico chapter, and met up with a long-term friend and fellow Speaker Author Cornelia Gamlem. Not only did she share the great feature article written with her coauthor Barbara Mitchell (see above), but she also shared her unique business card/book mark. When folded it is the size of a regular business card, ...

  • Everyone Has A Book Inside Them

    Barbara and Cornelia are both quoted in Ann Marie Sabath's latest book, Everyone Has A Book Inside Them.

  • BenefitsPro.com

    Barbara is quoted in the article Pros and Cons of Outsourcing HR Functions which appears on benefitspro.com.  You can read it at https://tinyurl.com/yxrffeq4

  • Associations Now

    Barbara is quoted in the article How to Keep Your Employees From Leaving Vacation Days on the Table which appears on Associations Now. You can read it at https://tinyurl.com/y3bmos58

  • The Talent Grow Show

    Cornelia & Barbara were interviewed by Halelly Azulay on her podcast the The TalentGrow Show.  You can listen at  http://www.talentgrow.com/podcast/episode137 s well as on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music app, YouTube, SoundCloud, iHeartRadio Podcasts, and Spotify. 

  • Cornelia honored by New Mexico Press Women

    New Mexico Press Women awarded Cornelia’s article, I Respectfully Disagree, second place in the category of Special Business Articles. The article about conflict management appeared in TD Magazine in 2018.

  • The Manager's Answer Book honored by New Mexico Press Women

    We are pleased to announce that the New Mexico Press Women awarded The Manager’s Answer Book second place in the General Nonfiction category of Nonfiction for Adult Readers. “I can see this being a valuable resource to any existing manager, but also for anyone new to a management role.”

  • Non-Profit Times

    Thanks to The Non-Profit Times for this great coverage on The Big Book of HR. https://tinyurl.com/y2zocnsm

  • Give Yourself A Break

    Read Barbara’s article on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s blog at https://institute.uschamber.com/give-yourself-a-break-and-be-creative/

  • Support is Sexy!

    We shared our story on the .@supportissexy podcast! Listen here: http://elaynefluker.com/podcast/cornelia-gamlem-barbara-mitchell/<iframe frameborder="no" height="200" scrolling="no" src="https://player.megaphone.fm/ADL1597592167?" width="100%"></iframe>

  • Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog

    The Manager’s Answer Book is featured on Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog. Thanks to John Agno. https://www.coachingtip.com/

  • Smartsheet

    Cornelia is quoted in Smartsheet article Let Data Be Your Guide: The Essential HR Dashboard Template Resource. Here's the link so you can read more: https://www.smartsheet.com/hr-dashboards

  • Shanghai Daily

    getAbstract prominently promoted The Manager’s Answer Book by Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem in Shanghai’s largest English language newspaper (print run: 120,000), the SHANGHAI DAILY as one of the top 5 US picks.

  • getAbstract - Global Promotion

    getAbstract is promoting The Manager's Answer Book to global corporations and international media. It's been selected for promotion in French and simplified Chinese. 

  • The Manager’s Answer Book - Get Abstract

    The Manager’s Answer Book is featured as Abstract of the Week on GetAbstract.com. Each week the editorial team chooses five new titles to take pride of place (to be found under "Editor's Picks" on the homepage). Click on the following link to view this: https://www.getabstract.com/welcome?epicks=true

  • All One Health

    Thanks to All One Health for allowing me to contribute to their blog – providing insights to managers on addressing employee’s personal dilemmas at work. Read it here at https://allonehealth.com/blog/

  • Get Down to Business

    Barbara was interviewed on the podcast, Get Down to Business Podcast with Shalom Klein. Listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZKs33p1Cow

  • Businessingmag.com

    We are pleased to be featured in Businessingmag.com. You can read our article, Making Successful Hires, at https://bsng.us/53c

  • Upjourney

    UpJourney.com has named The Big Book of HR as one of the 13 Best Human Resources books every HR Professional should read. Read the article at: https://upjourney.com/best-human-resources-books

  • School for Startups Radio - Again

    Barbara was featured on School for Start Ups Radio with Jim Beach. Listen to the inverview here: http://schoolforstartupsradio.com/2018/09/word_mouth_marketing

  • Revista Empreendedor,

    The Big Book of HR is being promoted in Revista Empreendedor, a business magazine based in Florianópolis, Brazil which aims to promote entrepreneurship and to support Brazilian entrepreneurs by presenting business opportunities and best management practices for innovation and sustainability.

  • GetAbstract recommendation

    GetAbstract’s book recommendations The Big Book of HR has been translated into Portuguese, generating interest from corporate travelers and spreading news about our book, especially with foreign publishers.


    Listen to Cornelia’s podcast on MBA ASAP with John Cousins https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mba-asap-podcast/id1262758424

  • Great Leadership

    The Manager’s Answer Book is featured in Great Leadership. You can read it at http://bit.ly/2Pf8DVh

  • The CEO Magazine

    The Manager’s Answer Book is featured in The CEO Magazine. You can read it at http://bit.ly/2MDwnFR

  • School for Startups Radio

    Listen to Cornelia’s interview with Jim Beach on School for Startups Radio: http://schoolforstartupsradio.com/2018/08/short/

  • Work Alchemy

    Delighted to share Cornelia's interview with Ursula Jorch on her podcast Work Alchemy. You can listen to it here at: https://www.workalchemy.com/podcast/episode-132-cornelia-gamlem

  • Beware The Hiring Process That Takes Your Ideas for Free

    Barbara was quoted in this article in the New York Post https://nypost.com/2018/07/22/beware-the-hiring-process-that-takes-your-ideas-for-free/

  • Summer Dress

    Cornelia is quoted in this article in the New York Post, "Don't let your business dress sense go out the window in summer." You can read it at https://nypost.com/2018/07/01/dont-let-your-business-dress-sense-go-out-the-window-in-summer/

  • Nashville Business Radio

    Listen to Cornelia’s interview on Nashville Business Radio with Dr. Alvin Jones about The Manager’s Answer Book at http://www.dralvin.net/corneliagamlem/

  • American Library Association

    The Big Book of HR and our newest release, The Manager's Answer Book, were both featured and promoted at The American Library Association Conference.

  • The Big Book of HR is featured on hrbooks.com

    Thanks to Laurie Ruettimann for reviewing The Big Book of HR on hrbooks.com. Read it at https://hrbooks.com/hr-books-review-the-big-book-of-hr/

  • Cornelia is quoted in FastCompany..com

    Cornelia was quoted in an article for fastcompany.com, What To Do When A Coworker Has It In For You. https://tinyurl.com/y8br6bvl

  • Training Magazine

    The Big Book of HR is featured in trainingmag.com. Read the review at https://tinyurl.com/y9nw76td

  • Shanghai Daily

    The Big Book of HR is featured in The Shanghai Daily, Shanghai’s largest English language newspaper.

  • Get Abstract

    The Big Book of HR is featured as Abstract of the Week on www.getabstract.com

  • Having a Fair Process for Promoting Employees Pays Off

    Cornelia is quoted in this Newsday article about employee promotions. Read it at https://tinyurl.com/y7ffal2h

  • Year-end Bonuses Aren't Always Money

    Cornelia's quoted in this article in the New York Post. Read more at https://nypost.com/2017/12/10/year-end-bonuses-arent-always-money-but-still-boost-morale/

  • Stop! You're Setting up Your Hiring Manager to Fail

    Barbara's quoted in entrepreneur.com https://tinyurl.com/y9ehbvot

  • Paul Miller Interviews Cornelia

    Listen to Cornelia’s Interview with Paul Miller on 1380 WPHM http://tinyurl.com/y9mua4sx

  • School for Start-Ups Radio

    Listen to Barbara’s Interview on school for Start-Ups Radio http://tinyurl.com/yau53roc

  • 6 Phrases to Stop Harassment in Its Tracks at Work and in Life

    Barbara & Cornelia, authors of The Conflict Resolution Phrase Book, are quoted in INC.com http://tinyurl.com/yab86hn4

  • Confronting The Jerk: What Else Can We Do?

    The Conflict Resolution Phrase Book is featured on SmartBrief.com. http://tinyurl.com/yb2w5f6x

  • Team Play: Tips and Phrases for Effective Teamwork

    The Conflict Resolution Phrase Book is featured in trainingindustry.com http://tinyurl.com/y9fjaab5

  • Productive Conflict Is Not An Oxymoron

    The Conflict Resolution Phrase Book is featured on Forbes.com http://bit.ly/2xYkFNM

  • Generous Family Leave Policies Make for Better Workplaces

    We’re quoted in this article in the NY Post http://tinyurl.com/ycyfx6rz

  • 9 Must Haves for Business Success

    We're featured in Great Leadership by Dan McCarthy http://www.greatleadershipbydan.com/2017/09/9-must-haves-for-business-success.html

  • School for Startups Radio

    Cornelia’s interview with Jim Beach, School for StartupsRadio can be heard at: http://schoolforstartupsradio.com/2017/07/big_book_hr/

  • Greg Berg, WGTD-FM/

    Listen to Barbara & Cornelia’s interview with Greg Berg, WGTD-FM/Wisc. Public Radio Racine WI https://www.wgtd.org/playlist/morning-show/morning-show-062017

  • 96.5 Jack-FM Seattle

    Barbara’s Interview on 96.5 Jack-FM Seattle can be heard at http://tinyurl.com/ycp9olgk

  • The CEO Magazine

    The Big Book of HR was featured in The CEO Magazine. You can read it at http://media.the-ceo-magazine.com/guest/hot-topics-managing-people

  • KGO/SF Techonomics

    Listen to Barbara & Cornelia’s interview on KGO/SF w/Jason Middleton from June 4 at http://www.kgoradio.com/techonomics/

  • Money Matters Radio-Boston MA

    Barbara’s interview with Stu Taylor Money Matters Radio-Boston MA can be heard at http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/StuTayloronBusiness/052420.mp3

  • WPHM-AM/Port Huron MI

    Cornelia's interview with WPHM-AM/Port Huron MI can be heard at http://www.wphm.net/episode/may-22-cornelia-gamlem/

  • Overtime Rules: What Should Employers Do?

    The Big Book of HR is featured in HR.com. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/yawrz4x4

  • KABC Los Angeles - Mcintyre In The Morning

    Listen to Barbara's interview on KABC/Los Angeles: http://www.mcintyreinthemorning.com/podcast/

  • At Work

    Thanks to Creators Synd Columnist Lindsey Novak for recommending The Big Book of HR in her AT WORK column posted 5/11 http://bit.ly/2qavvM6

  • Coaching Tip

    Thanks to John G. Agno for featuring The Big Book of HR in his leadership blog on 5/11 http://bit.ly/2r9uZMS 

  • AmericanExpress.com

    Cornelia was quoted on Americanexpress.com’s Small Business Open Forum article about performance reviews. Read it at http://tinyurl.com/kr4wlwn

  • How to Improve Your Employee Orientation Process

    Listen to Cornelia's interview with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner at http://businessconfidentialradio.com/improve-employee-orientation-process/

  • Top Pick in Business

    The Big Book of HR was named and is being featured as a Top Pick in Business at Barnes & Noble on Fifth Avenue in New York City!

  • Barbara Mitchell featured in Chicago Tribune article

    Read the article at http://tinyurl.com/z6xrvru

  • Barbara is featured on blr.com

    Read Barbara's article about Mergers & Acquisitions at http://hr.blr.com/HR-news/HR-Administration/HR-Strategy/HR-merger-acquisition-playbook/#

  • Taos News series continues - Employee Engagement

    Read Bernie Linnartz latest article in the series based on The Big Book of HR, this one on Employee Engagement, can be read at http://tinyurl.com/zo9yc8l

  • Taos News is featuring The Big Book of HR

    The Big Book of HR is being featured in a Taos News series by Bernie Linnartz. http://tinyurl.com/zl7lkj3

  • Airwaves Podcast

    Barbara was featured on Airwaves Podcast when she talked with R. Gallyot about Conflict Resolution. Check it out at www.tastefulradio.com or https://archive.org/details/ConflictResolution_300

  • Business News Daily

    Our latest book, The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook, is featured in this article on resolving workplace conflict in Business News Weekly. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/z9uq9af

  • Business Innovators Radio interviews Cornelia Gamlem

    Listen to Cornelia’s interview on Business Innovators Radio http://tinyurl.com/o9lcv8x

  • The Big Book of HR is featured on CEO Blog Nation's Entrepreneur's Bookshelf.

    The Big Book of HR is featured on CEO Blog Nation's Entrepreneur's Bookshelf.  Read their review at http://tinyurl.com/mft596e

  • Barbara Talks to HR Hero Line

    Barbara contributed to an article on HR Hero Line http://tinyurl.com/p2fbl8z

  • Barbara is Featured on DriveThru HR

    Listen to Barbara's interview on DriveThru HR http://tinyurl.com/ko37c6s #bigbookofhr

  • Cornelia is a Guest Blogger

    Cornelia  Gamlem is a guest blogger for Spencer & Associates.  Read The Art of Conversation at http://tinyurl.com/m9lpxet

  • Barbara & Cornelia featured on Blog Business Success

    Barbara and Cornelia joined Wayne Hurlbert, Blog Business Success on BlogTalkRadio, for a great discussion about HR and The Big Book of HR.  Listen at http://tinyurl.com/lzumg94

  • DriveThruHR with Cornelia Gamlem

    Cornelia was featured on "at Lunch with DriveThruHR" on August 26. Listen to the discussion at http://ht.ly/nDKzg

  • Do You Have a Global Message

    Barbara Mitchell was featured on a recent InkandescentTV: Do You Have a Global Message? See it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBHn3w4lEAs

  • More Reviews Received

    The Big Book of HR has been reviewed by The Leadership Blog.  Read more at http://www.coachingtip.com/2013/07/executive-assimilation.html

  • Cornelia & Barbara signing books in Reston VA

    Cornelia Gamlem and Barbara Mitchell spoke to the HR team at Pragmatics during lunch and signed copies of The Big Book of HR for all attendees.

  • Cornelia Gamlem on HR.BLR.COM

    Author Cornelia Gamlem has a new article at HR.BLR.com. Entitled The Essence of Diversity, you can read it by following this link.

  • The Big Book of HR featured by the SHRM Store

    The Big Book of HR was featured again this month as one of the 12 Top HR Answer Books by the SHRMStore. You can find the book at their store by visiting this link.

  • Big Book of HR reviewed at Blog Business World

    Wayne Hurlbert authored a great review of the Big Book of HR at his blog Blog Business World. Please take a visit to his site. You can find a link here. 

  • Set Your Self Apart in a Job Interview

    Big Book of HR Author Barbara Mitchell has a new article posted at collegerecruiter.com on how to set your self apart at a job interview. You can read it here: http://www.collegerecruiter.com/blog/2013/05/24/set-yourself-apart-in-a-job-interview/

  • Cornelia Gamlem on Wellness Programs Enhance Employee Engagement

    Cornelia Gamlem wrote a piece for Triple Pundit on how Wellness Programs Enhance Employee Engagement. Read it here: http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/03/trend-wellness-programs-enhance-employee-engagement/

  • Employee Engagement For The SMB - Why Does It Matter?

    Employee Engagement For The SMB - Why Does It Matter?  The story is now live here: http://www.smbnow.com/articles/employee-engagement-why-it-matters

  • Listen to Cornelia's interview with Lucy Ann Lance

    Listen to Cornelia's interview with Lucy Ann Lance by following this link: http://lucyannlance.com/?p=33270

  • Essential HR Books

    The Big Book of HR and The Essential HR Handbook (Barbara Mitchell & Sharon Armstrong) were named by the SHRMStore as essential HR books.

  • The Jim Bohannon Show

    In case you missed it, Cornelia and Barbara were featured on Thursday, December 20th on the Jim Bohannon Show. You can listen in by following this link http://jimbotalk.net/programhighlights?date=20121220.

  • New Endorsement for The Big Book of HR

    “This is a practical book to use on the job; a must for every HR Department. It is a quick reference on the hot topics HR professionals and practitioners face today with sound advice for almost every situation. They have nailed it.

  • Look Who's Talking

    Barbara Mitchell was featured on Local Job Network. You can listen to her interview, now streaming here: tinyurl.com/8kvdh3p. She was also interviewed live on First Shift with @tonytrupiano on Sunday, October 28, 2012.

  • The Big Book of HR is featured in GRC Daily

    The Big Book of HR is featured in the following publications: Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal, Compliance Daily, and GRC Daily – Governance, Risk Management & Compliance.

  • Sold Out Again on 5th Avenue NYC

    For the second time in three months The Big Book of HR is sold out at Barnes and Noble on 5th Avenue in New York City.

  • Barbara Mitchell to present HREvolution, 10/23/2012

    Big Book of HR Author Barbara Mitchell will be presenting HREVolution at the National Industries for the Blind HR Forum. The event takes place in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore Maryland Waterfront on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Registration is required. 

  • Top 50 for Under 50

    For the second time this year, the Big Book of HR was featured in the SHRMStore's Top 50 for Under 50.

  • Look Whose Talking About The Big Book of HR

    Reviews for The Big Book of HR keep coming in. Here's a listing of some of the latest and greatest mentions. Thanks to every one here who took the time to read and review the book.

  • Cornelia Gamlem interviewed on The Business Owner's Tool Kit

    Big Book of HR Author Cornelia Gamlem was recently interviewed the Business Owner's Toolkit podcast recently. The episode is now available to stream here. Cornelia tackles the challenges that face HR professionals in this great and engaging interview with host Greg Corombos.

  • New Review for The Big Book of HR

    In “The Big Book of HR,” Mitchell and Gamlem, both seasoned practitioners, have compiled not just HR laws, regulations, and standards, but they have armed the HR practitioner with a hands-on human resources management guide. This is not a textbook to study and then put on the shelf to collect dust. Easy to comprehend, it is packed full of practical experience from HR professionals and successful business leaders.

  • Barbara Mitchell on Mastering the Challenge of Managing Multiple Generations at Work

    Big Book of HR Author Barbara Mitchell has a new article entitled Mastering the Challenge of Managing Multiple Generations at Work featured now at Be Inkandescent. In the article, Mitchell explores that for the first time in US history, four generations may be working together in the same office. Click on the link above to read more.

  • Business Owners's Toolkit

    Cornelia Gamlem will be interviewed by the Business Owner's Toolkit host, Greg Corombos on August 15.  Check back for more information regarding when and where this session will air.

  • Barbara Mitchell to present upcoming webinar

    Please join The Big Book of HR author Barbara Mitchell on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 12:30 Central for her webinar presentation "Rewards and Recognition: How to Retain and Motivate Your Best Employees." Barbara is teaming up with BLR-Business and Legal Resources to present this 90 minute webinar.  In response to the recession, more than 60 percent of all U.S. companies took cost-cutting actions that involved some sort of reduction in force, oftentimes increasing the workloads of exi...

  • More Reviews Are In

    The Business Shelf A business can't succeed without good and happy employees. "The Big Book of HR" is a guide to the ins and outs of the modern Human Resources and how to create a human resources department that will create opportunities for success for one's business. Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem encourage readers to take note of their star employees, and states that these employees are what businesses need to keep and seek to inspire others as role models.

  • Unfinished Business

    Listen to the podcast of Barbara & Cornelia's interview on Unfinished Business with Betsy Berkhemer and Renee Fraser on KFWB in Los Angeles.  http://www.2minuteswith.com/2012/04/the-big-book-of-hr/

  • Book Club Buzz

    Members of the BYOBusiness Book Club are fans of The Big Book of HR and discussed the book at a recent meeting.  Visit our photo gallery on The Big Book of HR's Facebook page 

  • The Big Book of HR Receives Global Recognition

    Barbara Mitchell was interviewed by The Human Factor Magazine in India about The Big Book of HR.

  • Barnes & Noble on Fifth Avenue

    Cornelia and Barbara are delighted that The Big Book of HR was sold out at Barnes & Noble on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.  Last check, it was on back order.

  • Book Signings

    Barbara and Cornelia were signing books at SHRM’s Talent Management Conference on April 30 2012, at Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center. They will be signing books again at a private event in Washington DC on Friday May 4, 2012 and at the HRA-NCA (SHRM’s DC Chapter) Conference on May 11, 2012.

  • Books in Brief

    The Big Book of HR was featured in SHRM's Books in Brief.  "An introduction to basic HR touches on how the HR professional can add value to an organization and adds two current topics—how HR is adapting to globalization and how technology affects HR.  ... Readers can find assistance in five broad areas—selecting and assimilating new employees, employee engagement and retention, total rewards, employee development, and employee relations. For topics such as employee rights, compensation...

  • Book Reviews for The Big Book of HR

    The Big Book of HR is an easy-to-use guide filled with examples, tips, and sidebars. Each chapter can stand alone for quick reference, and the appendix is full of forms and samples that can be easily assimilated into any organization’s HR operations. This was a book that is a must have for any human resource professional or really any person who is managing other people.

  • Authors Interviewed

    Barbara Mitchell and  Cornelia Gamlem were interviewed about The Big Book of HR by an Atlanta radio station. You can listen to a podcast of our interview on www.butleronbusiness.com.

  • The Big Book of HR Now Available

    The BIG BOOK OF HR is now available. Written by two leading HR professionals, Cornelia Gamlem and Barbara Mitchell, the book is The HR Resource. Managing people is the most challenging part of any leader's day.

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