Reading List for Software Pros

Summer Reading List for Software Professionals

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Skip the easy breezy beach reads this summer and opt for substance. Sure… the weather is nice and you have some time off from work, but as a founder of a startup, engineer, or other tech professional, you’re more focused on innovation, continuous improvement, and expanding your horizons.

Peruse the HiringThing team’s bookshelves to see what we’ve got our noses stuck in. Then make the most of your reading time with books that will inspire you to reach new heights.


Our Summer Reading List

Becoming Bulletproof - Evy PoumpourasBecoming Bulletproof: Protect Yourself, Read People, Influence Situations, and Live Fearlessly
By Evy Poumpouras
Recommended by Ciara, VP of Sales & Marketing
Read it to: Learn how to become a badass – in life and in your work.


Dear Female Founder - Lu LiDear Female Founder: 66 Letters of Advice from Women Entrepreneurs Who Have Made $1 Billion in Revenue
Edited by Lu Li
Recommended by Amanda, Customer Success Specialist
Read it to: Get in the mindset of a successful startup entrepreneur and find inspiration from those who have already made the journey.


Talking to Strangers - Malcolm GladwellTalking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know
By Malcolm Gladwell
Recommended by Joshua, Founder & CEO
Read it to: Transform the way you understand and communicate with others.


Dolly My Life - Dolly PartonDolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business
By Dolly Parton
Recommended by Jess, COO
Read it to: Get to know the real Dolly Parton and the philosophies that propelled her to superstardom.


Four Hundred Souls - Ibram X Kendi, Keisha N BlainFour Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019
Edited by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
Recommended by Joanna, Sr. Marketing Manager
Read it to: Understand the history of race relations and how we got where we are today.


Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness - Richard H Thaler, Cass R SunsteinNudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
By Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
Recommended by Bryce, Senior Software Developer II
Read it to: Be inspired to change your life for the better, starting right now.



Author: Joanna Hartvickson

Joanna Hartvickson is the director of marketing at HiringThing, an award-winning online recruiting software provider dedicated to changing the way businesses hire talent. Questions? Contact HiringThing Marketing.

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