Performed Well in Interview, Still Got Rejected: Why?

Never get surprised if you get rejected after attending a satisfying interview. Interviews are unpredictable. Recruiters and hiring managers usually make the mistake of hiring the wrong guy. As a recruiter, I can say hiring a new guy is like purchasing a ‘product’. And this ‘product’ is not furniture; it has got a mind of […]

Let’s Not Ask These Stupid and Meaningless Interview Questions

When I was young and in school, I used to fondly hear interesting interviews stories generally from the Civil Services examinations. After all, the Civil Services was everything back then for the job aspirants. As far as I can remember, most of the interview stories back then were quite funny and stupid in nature. Of […]

The Interview Etiquettes That Can Make or Break Your Career

  The corporate world still preserves some basic manners and etiquettes of the interview and its processes. We may not like these set norms, but to succeed in the interviews we got to follow them.   I remember one interesting interview that I had attended with a consultancy firm a few years ago for a […]


The successful companies around the globe are being run by their efficient and smart employees.   Employees are the real assets, they say. They say it right. But, who bring these employees together in a company? The answer is: the recruiters.   FIRST, WHO ARE THE RECRUITERS?   Recruiters are the back-end guys; mostly hidden […]

Candidature Being ON HOLD After Completing Interviews: What Does It Really Mean

I got a message from one of my cousins: Zafar, I had attended an interview for Test Engineer two months back. I had cleared all the four rounds of the interview. I also had the managerial and HR round of interview where my salary, expectations and notice period was discussed. There was no reason for […]