SG Cowen Analysis Problem Identification: SG Cowen's strategy is to recruit the best possible MBA candidates from the top B-schools in the country into their associates program. However, unstructured interviewing and hiring processes may not allow for the overall best candidates to be chosen. Problem Analysis: SG Cowen's hiring process is very challenging to its candidate in order to secure only the best talent available to them. The candidates that are even considered for interviews
used by SG Cowen in making hiring decisions? Several key decision points are used by SG Cowen in the recruitment process. Firstly, Rae’s new strategy was to extend the “on campus recruiting” process to the top 25 schools. SG Cowen professionals conduct “informational interviews” with students in the office in advance of official first-round interviews; allowing SG Cowen to gauge seriousness of the candidates and for the candidates to learn more about the firm and the industry. In addition, SG Cowen
“SG COWEN: NEW RECRUITS” CASE STUDY MAJOR FACTS IN THE CASE SG Cowen is a financial firm in the U.S. that is running a hiring process, conducted by Chip RAE who is the director of recruiting at SG Cowen. The case shows the modality through which the hiring process for new outside associates, which begins in the fall, works. The company has different sources of recruiting associates: some analysts can be promoted to first-year associate after being
Q – 1 SG Cowen New Recruits The Rae’s evaluation form has been well designed to evaluate each candidate. Choosing only one assessment method is hard; however, leadership is one of the best assessment method among the others to find a right person for an organization. KSA-Based assessments can be applied for this method. The structured interview is a best way to assess a candidate for the SG Cowen. This type of interview consists of a certain set of questions that are designed to evaluate candidates
Chapter 3 Information Systems, Organizations, and Strategy LEARNING OBJECTIVES After reading this chapter, you will be able to: 1. Identify and describe important features of organizations that managers need to know about in order to build and use information systems successfully. 2. Evaluate the impact of information systems on organizations. 3. Demonstrate how Porter’s competitive forces model and the value chain model help businesses use information systems for competitive advantage. 4.