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Level 5 - recommended books

Hi

I was just wondering if there are any books that you would recommend for level 5 diploma? There's a couple of CIPD books on HRM by Stephen Taylor and Carol Woodhams aimed at students studying level 5 and I'm not sure whether to get them or not.

There's a lot of further reading books I'd like to buy that have been mentioned at the end of the DPG e-lessons but obviously they cost money and I can't afford to buy all of them! Are there any generalist books that you have found invaluable?

I'm currently considering whether to buy Transformational HR by Perry Timms. I saw him speak at the student conference in Manchester last year and he was very informative.

Thanks in advance.

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  • Hi Amy

    For employment law I always recommend to my learners Selwyn's Law of Employment it has been an invaluable resource to me over the course of my HR career, really easy to follow and jargon free. You just need to make sure that you get the latest edition so it is bang up to date which I think is on the 20th edition now!

    Some additional suggestions are:

    Studying Human Resource Management - Stephen Taylor and Carol Woodhams

    Developing People and Organisations Jim Stewart and Pat Rodgers

    Resourcing and Talent Management Stephen Taylor

    Research Methods in HRM Valerie Anderson

    Human Resource Management in a Business Context John Kew and John Stredwick

    Some broader HR reading recommendations here below:

    https://www.hrtechnologist.com/articles/leadership-succession/5-boo...

    I hope these help!

    All the best

    Sarah

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    • Thanks Sarah. That's really helpful.

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  • Hi Amy 

    The ebook lets you search, highlight, make notes and it’ll even do the references for you. It syncs across devices too. 

    This is the ‘core’ text as stipulated by CIPD so It’s a good source. If you can’t find what you are looking for in there it can often give you ideas nd work as a kind of springboard to other sources. 

    • Hi Gary,

      If you can share the link of these e books please, will be useful.

       

       

      Khushbu

       

      • Hi Khushbu

        Rest assured that you'll be sent an individual ebook voucher code and instructions on the day that your programme starts.

    • Hi Gary,

      Do you have a link to the ebook please?

       

      Robbie

       

      • Hi Robbie

        I believe that Laura got in contact with you to sort this out. Let me know if you need anything else.

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