Tag: Interview

Do the Netherlands and Germany discriminate against veiled job seekers?

A recent study has revealed that women job candidates whose resumes were accompanied by their photographs in a veil hardly received a positive response...

Job opportunities at Wipro, TCS, SBI and FSSAI

Wipro has announced its Elite National Talent Hunt 2020 and 2021, to attract the best of fresh engineering talent from across India. The hiring...

How to find out if candidates have other job offers

Candidates are often left tongue tied by certain questions during interviews. Questions that leave them in a dilemma as to whether to be honest...

“Don’t accept a job offer, if you haven’t met the boss,”...

During an interview, the accepted protocol is that the interviewer will evaluate the candidate on whether or not he/she fits the bill. However, the reverse...

Evaluate BATNA before salary negotiations

Salary negotiation is tricky, for the employer as well as the candidate. More for the candidate, because a wrong estimation can mean losing out...

Should candidates ask about organisation’s culture during interview?

There are always dos and don’ts about what to say or ask during an interview. Many a time, candidates refrain from asking important questions...

How to hire people with high learning capacity

We are living in an ever changing world. The continuously evolving technology is changing the landscape of work and business with each passing day....

Study reveals awkward questions 90% employees face during interviews

A TimesJobs study shows that 80 percent female and 60 percent male respondents admit to having faced inconvenient questions during interviews.

How absurd! What’s your greatest weakness?

Weaknesses are contextual. So, why do recruiters still ask this futile question?

For the sake of HR round

An interesting observation on the importance of HR round of interviews in the recruitment process.

Interview

"More than the qualifications on your resume, I am interested to know if you have qualities like 'be the eyes & ears of the...

How to score in a B-school admission interview

Today, even high CAT scores cannot ensure you a seat in the top business schools in the face of stiff competition, but creative storytelling can. Learn how to influence your interviewers with your story…

“Retail needs to offer its employees a career to stop losing...

In his career spanning over 24 years, Lalit Kar, head HR, Reliance Digital has been involved in three start-ups and one closure. He is experienced in the entire spectrum of HR starting from industrial relations to organisational capability building.

Kar has spent more than decade managing HR in the organised retail sector. He speaks to HR Katha about the reasons for the high attrition rate in this sector and how companies can put an end to this problem…

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Is Zomato laying off 4% of its workforce to cut costs?

Zomato, the online food-delivery platform is reportedly set to reduce its about 3,800-strong workforce by four per cent. That means, at least a 100...

Jet Airways to impose 50% pay cuts

Employees at Jet Airways may have to face up to 50 per cent pay cut starting 1 December 2022. However, the good news is...

Twitter firings over, Musk now actively hiring talent, seeking referrals

After making headlines for the controversial firing of employees, Twitter seems to be hiring actively again. Over the past one month, about two-thirds of the...

Krispy Kreme to pay over $1.1 million in back wages

About 516 workers of Krispy Kreme will receive over $1.1 million in back wages and damages. Federal investigations have brought to light what has...

DIALOGUE

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...