Sg Cowen

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SG COWEN: NEW RECRUITS | COURSE ID: HRM301SECTION: 04 | COURSE LECTURER:MS. SABIN RAHMAN | TEAM MEMBERSNAME: NAFEES REZAID: 1120277NAME: TAMZID RABBYID: 1130419NAME: ABU HENA MOSTAFA AWALID: 0910373NAME: MD. GOLAM GAUS SOLAIMAN CHOWDHURYID: 0830079NAME: FAISAL AHMEDID: 1010193 | SUBMISSION DATE:27TH FEBRUARY, 2013 |

1. WHAT ARE THE KEY DECISION POINTS USED BY S. G. COWEN IN MAKING HIRING DECISION? WHAT IS YOUR EVALUATION OF THE PROCESS USED BY THE FIRM? – 03 2. WHAT IS YOUR EVALUATION OF THE CRITERIA USED BY THIS ORGANIZATION IN MAKING HIRING DECISIONS? – 04 3. WHICH TWO CANDIDATES WOULD YOU SELECT IF YOU WERE A MEMBER OF THE RECRUITING COMMITTEE? WHY? – 06

4. WHAT ARE THE KEY DECISION POINTS USED BY S. G. COWEN IN MAKING
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Interpersonal skills
Given that SG Cowen is a boutique Investment Bank, Associates would be involved in a high level of exposure to clients. They need to be well versed in oral communication since that is crucial to perform their duties effectively. Rae believes that “long-term success ….. Came from loving the work, loving to teach and sell ….“ According to Rae’s comment and the hiring process, we can say that SG Cowen has emphasized selecting candidates on the basis inter-personal well.

Leadership
SG Cowen is searching candidates who are go-getters, self-driven individuals who could take initiatives without being given instructions on what to do. This can be gauged by the past leadership experiences of the candidates and whether they demonstrated a pattern of success in such opportunities and the way they handled such an opportunity in their previous work environment. In Schoenberg’s words “Wall Street does not give enough time to people to develop slowly” and according to Fennerbresque “We want the type of person here who doesn’t need to be told what to do. …. We want the self-starter”. Thus, we can figure that leadership and initiative criteria played a very important role while selecting prospective candidates.

Technical skills
At the end of the day a person’s technical

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