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Best Books For Employee Swag Bags

Whether there's a batch of incoming talent, a welcome back to the office party, or a group of summer interns joining the team, you might be thinking of putting together swag bags as a nice gesture.

 

One of the best gifts you can give anyone is knowledge. So why not drop a complimentary book in that swag bag? The tricky part is going to be finding the right books for the right people. So here's a little cheat sheet we came up with that will help you find books that your team will appreciate.

 
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Books For Developers 💻

Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed

Written by the co-founder of Reddit, this book gives an optimistic take on how the internet can and will be used as a tool for positive, democratic movements in the future.

 

Hacking: The Art of Exploitation

For anyone who considers themselves a hacker, this book explains the technical foundations on which hacking is built upon, and how they all work.

 

The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development

Employees love when their company cares about their career development. A career in software development can be a difficult path. This book will give your software developers the tools they need to take control of their career trajectory.

 

Books For Your Sales Team 🗣

Selling 101: What Every Successful Sales Professional Needs to Know

This is the Bible of the art of selling. Designed to fit in your coat pocket, this book gives someone all the fundamental techniques of sales in less than 100 pages.

 

SPIN Selling

Another highly recommended classic, this book lays out Neil Rackham's SPIN approach to selling, a series of techniques that challenge the conventional wisdom that came before it.

 

How to Win Friends & Influence People

It's likely that you have heard of this book before, but you might not have realized how important this book has been for sales professionals across the globe.

 

Books For Interns 👶

Winning: The Ultimate Business How-To Book

This legendary book describes not only how to succeed in the workplace, but how to manage your own personal life to sustain being a happy individual.

 

Secrets to Winning at Office Politics

Your interns might be surprised to find this book in their bag, but let's be honest with ourselves, office politics is a huge factor in moving up the ladder and furthering your career.

 

Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone

Listening is an important skill that needs to be built over time. By learning to listen, you can create stronger relationships with your co-workers and solve distressing problems.

 
 
 
 
 

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