Peterson's Announces Publication of "Rip the Resume"

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Gain an edge with Torin Ellis' expert job seeking strategies

This book converts years of experience into practical methods for job applicants worldwide.

In Peterson’s newest book, Rip the Resume, Torin Ellis, a Human Capital Strategist with 18 years of experience, translates his considerable expertise in career development, coaching, and building diversity strategies. Ellis also details his extensive knowledge of sales recruiting, leadership, and technical talent into a how-to textbook for all readers. The book shows readers the steps necessary to start a new chapter in their careers through a ground-breaking roadmap for all types of job seekers.

Rip the Resume contains quick reference material for preparing for a job search, including the foundations of representing oneself professionally on social media, company research, interview prep, closing the interview, and post-interview tips and strategies. Chapters on resume deconstruction and construction provide before and after samples to illustrate effective ways of presenting a job candidate’s credentials. Rip the Resume aims to help job seekers of all levels gain an edge over their competition by rethinking their approach to not only resumes, but the job search as a whole.

"With an author of Torin Ellis' caliber, we are pleased to assist today’s job seekers with a book about how to maximize your job search," says Dominic Rotondi, Executive Director of Peterson's®, a Nelnet company. "This book converts years of experience into practical methods for job applicants worldwide. Coupled with Peterson's long-standing commitment to helping job seekers and college graduates, we are proud to assist them in finding the right career."

Rip the Resume is now available everywhere books are sold.

About the Author:

Torin Ellis is a human capital strategist, diversity maverick, and interview architect. As a recruiter and career development coach for over 18 years, Torin has performed thousands of search assignments and successfully placed hundreds of high-performing professionals in the $150k–$300k salary range. He conducts career development boot camps and group career coaching at colleges throughout the country, providing students with invaluable career strategies and consultation.

Torin participated in and won the title of "Top Recruiter" in Season 4 of the Docufilm Series, Top Recruiter: Reign of the Bosses. The five-day competition featured six top recruiters representing both agency and corporate recruiting firms from around the world. Contestants faced different scenarios that challenged their business acumen, emotional position, presence, and situational intelligence.

About Peterson's

Peterson's®, a Nelnet company, has been your trusted educational publisher for over 50 years. It's a milestone we're quite proud of, as we continue to provide the most accurate, dependable, high-quality education content in the field, providing students with everything they need to succeed. No matter where they are on their academic or professional path, they can rely on Peterson's publications and its online information at for the most up-to-date education exploration data, admissions resources, expert test prep and scholarship tools, and the highest-quality career success resources–everything they need to achieve their goals.

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