A resume on a job site is an isolated or the best foot forward version of the prospective candidate. By glancing through the openly accessible social media profile and their friends or connections, companies have deeper data points even before meeting the candidate.
Immediate joining should ring an alarm bell, it a sign that some one just walked out of the job without serving the notice period. In normal circumstances this is rare, people do not like walking away unless the place is making them go mad.
The Human Resource (HR) function’s tryst with data is very old. Ever since the organized way of doing business started, managers have been concerned with this cliché question – “How do we find the right person for the right job at the right time and cost?” The answer to this is still evading managers
Wait and watch policy kept the hiring market subdued in the first quarter of 2014, thereby limiting the increments and bonuses, which were rolled out in April 2014. The only exception was the Startups market, which saw hordes of dollars flowing in, the sector continued offering larger than usual pay raises and kept the job market warm.
So you managed to land a job after a long struggle and many interviews. You are feeling over the moon and thanking your stars that the ordeal is over. Right? Not really. Don't beguile yourself into thinking that you are finally over the hump. Even after getting the job you wanted, you should be mindful [...]
In the current volatile business climate, it is important to evaluate a prospective employer and the new job from various angles. Remember that it is your future that you are taking a call on. There is no scope of snap decisions in such a scenario and no point jumping from the devil into the deep sea.
If you're considering quitting your job, you may be indecisive about whether it's the right decision or not. On the one hand, you're pretty miserable. On the other hand, if you wait it out, you might make that promotion next year. While quitting or staying at your job is a personal decision, let's look at [...]
I chose to devote my career to Human Resources due to a passion for business and an understanding of the value human capital brings to a company. I fear however, that many professionals choose to pursue a career in HR to utilize their soft skills or the desire for a quick route to a corporate [...]