Popular Book on Recruiting, Managing and Retaining Gen Y Named Finalist in National Competition
"Millennials Incorporated", written by Lisa Orrell, The Generation Relations Expert, has been selected as a finalist in ForeWord Magazine's prestigious Book of the Year competition.
PR9.NET April 06, 2009 - San Jose, CA – Lisa Orrell's book, Millennials Incorporated, has been rated #1 in its genre on Amazon for several months, and has now been chosen as a finalist in ForeWord Magazine's highly regarded annual Book of the Year competition. Winners will be announced on May 29th on the main show floor at BookExpo America in New York – North America's largest publishing industry tradeshow.
"Just to be selected as a finalist in this competition is an honor," says Lisa Orrell. "They received over 1400 book entries this year, and it's a respected competition in the publishing world. Plus, ForeWord Magazine has a big presence at BookExpo America, and their 'winner announcement' program at the tradeshow is attended by hundreds of publishers, buyers, authors, and members of the media."
Based on her book's popularity, and Millennial (aka Gen Y) and generational insights, Lisa has been a guest on major media, such as ABC, MSNBC, and NPR. And she regularly conducts media interviews for national and international magazines and newspapers, as well as for online media, including: Monster.com, HR.com, FoxBusiness.com, and CareerBuilder.com.
Lisa also conducts a variety of seminars about engaging with Millennials, and improving generation relations at work, for prominent organizations (partial list), such as: Paul Mitchell Schools, Cisco, Brocade, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Crowe Horwath LLC, and USC's Marshall School of Business.
"I knew Lisa was a thought leader in her field, and a terrific speaker, but I did not know what a huge success her book would be!" says the book's publisher, Nancy Cleary of Wyatt-Mackenzie Publishing. "Her timing and topic for this book were spot on. And we're excited about the new book she is working on and that we'll be publishing later this year. We bet that will be a hit, too!"
For media and speaking inquiries, please contact Lisa Orrell at The Orrell Group. Contact info: Lisa@TheOrrellGroup.com, phone 1-888-254-LISA (5472), or visit www.TheOrrellGroup.com.
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About The Orrell Group
Lisa Orrell is The Generation Relations Expert, and author of the popular book "Millennials Incorporated" (on Amazon), and the new book "Millennials Into Leadership". Lisa is an in-demand speaker who conducts seminars to educate well-known companies, such as Pepsi, Cisco Systems, Brocade, Paul Mitchell, Heald College, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, about effectively attracting, recruiting, managing and retaining Millennials (Generation Y). And she conducts seminars that help companies improve their workforce generation relations, and offers workshops & keynotes that inspire Millennials to be effective leaders. Lisa has appeared on ABC, NPR and MSNBC, plus her expert commentary has appeared in a wide variety of national and international print and online media. These include (partial): The NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Human Resource Executive, FoxBusiness.com, HR.com, Monster.com, CareerBuilder.com, and China's HerWorld magazine.
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