HR Discussion: How Do You Control ‘Offer Declines’ As a Recruiter?

Hi, I’ve been working as a recruiter for many years with a recruitment firm. Recently I went for an interview where I had applied for a Sr. recruiter positon. There, the interviewer asked me: how do you control your offer declines as a recruiter? Though I’ve been into this field for many years, I fumbled […]

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 […]

Interview Went Well… But Still Waiting. Should I Ask for the Feedback?

QUESTION: I had attended an interview two days back. I finished all the technical rounds; the interview went well. I even had a discussion with the HR manager and CEO. After completing everything, the HR personnel told me that the feedback shall be shared on the next day, so I could leave for the day. […]

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 Idea of Fake Experience In Your Resume: How Does This Affect Your Career?

It does sound harsh and illogical when recruiters say that they cannot hire you, because you don’t have any job experience. And then, you start getting some ideas. No one prefers to hire a fresher or an unexperienced (with no experience) guy for a job. This sounds logical, though. A guy with working experience brings […]