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“The author shares with the reader over 20 years of accumulated knowledge in dealing with job searches. A most timely book for those adversely affected by the vicious downsizing the labor force has experienced. Read it and improve your odds of regaining entry into the labor force!”
--Leon G. Cooperman, Chairman and CEO, Omega Advisors, Inc.
“Great brands endure through the ups and downs of business. Roy Cohen’s career program will help you get the job you need in any market and power up your personal brand for long-term success. He’s one of the smartest career coaches around.”
--Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group
“Roy Cohen masterfully addresses all elements of a job search from self assessment to job negotiation strategies in his book The Wall Street Professional’s Survival Guide. Cohen presents this information through logical steps and exercises, which enables the job seeker to use this book as a practical working guide. To illustrate the points, Cohen skillfully provides examples from his vast experiences as a professional coach. The valuable information in this book is relevant to the recent college graduate and to the experienced finance industry professional.”
--Meg Flournoy, Associate Director, Student and Alumni Services, The Fuqua Career Management Center, Duke University
“Every page in this book contains at least one invaluable nugget of wisdom to make your job search more effective. Use it as your guide for getting the attention you want and the job you deserve.”
--Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., author of the international bestsellers Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office and See Jane Lead
“Frank and insightful, Roy Cohen provides a practical roadmap for any finance professional in transition.”
--Maryellen Reilly Lamb, MBA Career Management, The Wharton School
“With great jobs on Wall Street difficult to find, Roy Cohen’s career counsel is invaluable. This book brings to life the tools that job seekers need to prevail in a complex and dynamic marketplace.”
--Richard J. McNulty, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Executive Director, Career Development Office and Executive Director, Center for Leadership
“In a job world turned upside down by the global financial crisis, Roy Cohen has produced a roadmap for those intrepid souls who wish to begin careers anew--whether in finance or elsewhere. It is never easy to start over, particularly if one is middle aged, but the rewards can be great, both financially and more importantly with relationships. Roy Cohen has written a work about life’s lessons and renewal opportunities. It is a very good read.”
--William W. Priest, Chief Executive Officer, Epoch Investment Partners, Inc.
Roy Cohen spent more than 10 years providing outplacement services to Goldman Sachs’ employees. He now maintains an active private practice in career management, executive coaching, and leadership development. He’s spoken to many of the world’s leading business school alumni groups and has been quoted in media ranging from The Wall Street Journal to Fortune and Forbes. He’s also appeared on The Today Show and CNN. He’s currently an adjunct faculty member at New York University.
I was very impressed with the depth of knowledge and well informed advice that Roy provided in this book.
Roy Cohen offers insight, know-how, and detailed examples for navigating every component of the job search process.
I highly recommend this book to just about anyone who is analyzing their career path or looking for a job.
Either you are looking for your career path, got fired, you are a recent grad, or looking for a new job... you need this book. Read morePublished 22 months ago by lmorales
I recommend this book to everyone working in finance. This book is all about the little things we take for granted and never think about until its too late. Read morePublished 24 months ago by C. Fuligni
Cohen is about as close as you can get to having a career coach on your bookshelf. He goes over it all: networking, resume writing, and goal-setting. Read morePublished on June 26, 2012 by Emmanuel Goldstein
Not since "What Color is your Parachute" have a read a better job hunting and career book. This book is a very practical instruction manual for all job hunters, not just those in... Read morePublished on March 19, 2012 by Russ Emrick
I am actually still reading this book and have just completed Chapter 7. Even though I have not yet finished it, I felt compelled to write a quick review. Read morePublished on March 11, 2012 by Roger
After being RIF'd, it took me a LONG time to find a new permanent position. This book really pulls together all aspects of a successful job search. Read morePublished on January 2, 2012 by Michael Kahn
Unlike other "how-to" books, this one is well-written, concise and easy to follow. Cohen does a great job of captivating the reader's attention while not drifting too far away from... Read morePublished on November 13, 2011 by booktalk29
Although geared towards Wall Street and financial positions 90% or more of the advice offered in this book can be applied to any other field. Read morePublished on October 3, 2011 by D. Sun
While I have the good fortune to count myself among Roy's clients, I still read his book with profit. Read morePublished on July 10, 2011 by E