Scott Bennett has read more than 100,000 résumés, conducted thousands of interviews, and hired and developed hundreds of employees at all levels in organizations ranging in size from 3 to 34,000 people. In 1996, he transitioned from his role as President and Chief Operating Officer of Public Service Computer Software, Inc., into career coaching. Individually and in seminars and workshops, he has coached thousands of active career seekers from more than 100 countries. After launching the Career Services Office at Baruch College School of Public Affairs in New York City, he developed the blog now known as writeresumesright.com to provide useful tools for active career seekers.
Bennett earned a B.S. in Economics from Clark University, an M.S. in Education (specializing in Counseling and Personnel Services) from Fordham University, an M.S.W. from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, and an Advanced Post-Masters Certificate in Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from Albert Ellis Institute.
In addition to his role as career coach, Bennett is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, credentialed by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work. After completing two 12-month Post-MSW Fellowships awarded by the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, he then joined the staff at Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. He plans to launch in 2021 an expanded practice to provide résumé roundtables and group psychotherapy. He lives in New York.