This is the only complete, up-to-date, and practical guide for financial industry professionals seeking new or better jobs in today’s brutally competitive environment. Author Roy Cohen spent more than 10 years providing outplacement services to Goldman Sachs’ employees. In this book, he shares finance-specific job-hunting insights you simply won’t find anywhere else!
Drawing on his immense experience helping financial industry professionals find and keep outstanding positions, Cohen tells you what to do when and if you’re fired (or ready to move)...how to develop a “game plan” and search targets...how to build your “story”...how to move from the sell-side to the buyside...and much more. You’ll find industry specific guidance on interview strategy, resumes, follow-up, references, and even negotiation with real examples drawn from Cohen’s own practice.
Massive forces are transforming the global finance industry, and change is only going to accelerate. If you want to navigate those changes--and thrive--this is the one book you must own, read, and use!
You’ve been fired: now what?
Exhale, think, and then craft your best game plan and your most airtight alibi
Your secret weapon: self-assessment
Find your best way forward--and the energy and power that comes with it
The art of the bear market resume
Define your strongest message and your best value proposition
References, skeletons, and you
Manage your reputation, perform damage control, and make your skeletons dance