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Former Wall St. Recruiter Writes Book on Hiring Process
University of Chicago lecturer and former Wall St. recruiter R. Scott Morris writes Polished: Adding Shine to Your Resume, Cover Letter, and Interview Skills, a how-to guide on navigating the recruiting process.
Aimed at college students and first-time job seekers, as well as those transitioning to a job or career in which they have little experience during the current recession/financial crisis, Polished represents a recruiter's take on the hiring process. The book is written from the author's unique perspective as an executive who made hiring decisions on thousands of resumes, cover letters, and interviews during his tenure on Wall St.
The book offers an interesting insider's take on the hiring process and job hunt, as the author shows how he made decisions on the recruiting of candidates. Inside, readers get a unique glance on what they can do to get jobs, as well as what types of mistakes are commonly made. Since college students in particular tend to present relatively homogeneous applications because of their similar backgrounds, Polished takes great care to show students and young job seekers what to do to stand out from the crowd and get hired.
Although the author worked for Wall St. firms such as Goldman Sachs (to learn more about the author, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/
Dubbed the principle of "risk minimization"
Polished should be a refreshing helping hand for college students concerned about careers during and after the recession. To learn more, visit http://www.amazon.com/
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About: R Scott Morris
R. Scott Morris has always been actively involved in the on-campus recruiting process. He has reviewed thousands of resumes and cover letters and conducted over 500 interviews. Scott has a passion for solving complex problems and helping others learn; Polished is an expression of both these passions. Scott lives in west suburban Chicago with his wife, Margie, and their three teenage boys.
* President, Morris Consulting, LLC
* CEO, Boston Options Exchange Group, LLC
* Managing Director, Goldman Sachs and Company
* Partner, Hull Trading Company