Recruitment

Liar Liar ….pants on fire ?

Honesty pays. Don’t lie. Be Trustworthy. I remember there was a time values such as above were taken as a given. And a deviation was punished. Strictly and swiftly. Many of “my” generation would recall ( I surely :-)  ) the times we stood on our school benches - or were given a good slap - to atone one of corresponding sins. Which is why perhaps, even now most of us would try not to deviate. What now ? Just focusing on the Job / Recruitment Industry, here is some interesting data for you ! Check out   which says…
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Humor

Is “Social Media” Getting You Jobs ? – Partial Survey Results ( please participate ! )

Is Social Media getting you jobs ? And what is more important -doing your job well or spending time on Social Networks trying to increase your " Social influence" ? And in any case just HOW do you increase your social influence ? Well, to get some facts on at least one aspect of it, we started a Survey in 2014, the results as on early July 2014 are : Survey Results as on 4th July 2014   To get the current picture, I have REVIVED the survey and  you can find it at : Title : 'Effectiveness of Job…
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Humor

This Is NOT An Actual Job Application Submitted To McDonald’s – but FUNNY all the same !

The McDonald CV that was NOT !- but funny still!     There are different variants of this floating on the Net - some say an application for McDonald's from a 17 year old guy who ended up getting hired. Well , the truth is it was made in 1997 - almost pre-historic times, , and is still funny !   Taken from : And for more " analysis" you could see : So here it follows - maybe some inspiration for some ? ====== NAME: Greg Bulmash DESIRED POSITION: Reclining. Ha ha. But seriously, whatever's available. If I was…
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Do technical job interviews need to change?

Interesting post which could be of use to all in the IT  Recruitment IT companies these days put a lot of effort in hiring the right minds for their firms.  Top IT firms these days want to suck up the most brilliant minds in the competition back to their offices. These students are the ones who were excellent (more…)
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Answers

Confidentiality – the Recruiter’s View

Sealed Lips Sink No Ships ! Confidentiality - The Recruiter's View Do these Scenarios sound familiar ? A)  You call up a Recruiter for  position advertised. Express your interest and need to know the Company Details. But Recruiter says he cannot tell you that. Instead he asks you to mail in your profile. B) A Recruiter calls you up. After some preliminary discussions, when you ask for the Company Name , he declines and says will revert if " further interest " No doubt this is frustrating. Why does the Recruiter  do that? At the same time, in such a…
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Humor

The Viva Voce

This is indeed hilarious and reminded me of my Engineering Days ! Vivas were always  a pain in the :-) And various means were tried but generally not with as hilarious results as these ! See the video below the snap. The Viva                       NOTE : If you know of some FUNNY Career / Recruitment related Videos, leave the Links in the Comments section and we will try to put them up ! Many thanks ....
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