Markets

COHN: Kids Want To Work At Goldman Sachs Now More Than Ever

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gary_D._Cohn_-_World_Economic_Forum_Annual_Meeting_Davos_2010.jpg”] The Vampire Squid has received a Whale-sized pool of job applications.In fact, the application pool for new recruits at Goldman Sachs is bigger than it has ever been, according to the bank’s president and COO, Gary Cohn, who spoke at the Sanford C. Bernstein 2012 Annual Strategic Decisions […]
COHN: Kids Want To Work At Goldman Sachs Now More Than Ever
Strategy

This Is Why You Should Hire Overqualified Candidates

[credit provider=”UniversityofNewCastle via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/5186510400/”] As politicians and economists puzzle over America’s jobless recovery, managers who have started to hire again face another problem: how to handle all the overqualified candidates coming through their doors.The prevailing wisdom is to avoid such applicants. But the unprecedented availability of top talent created […]
This Is Why You Should Hire Overqualified Candidates