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I had the opportunity to be part of a panel for recruiting students for the MBA batch thanks to a friend. The experience gave me an opportunity to meet a mixed bunch from across the country. Not something that you … Continue reading

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Interview – Having Multiple Irons

Interview is essentially a meeting of people in a business setting. So most the factors that play during a social interaction also have an important part here.

Focusing on the content, which is, what questions to expect etc is important, but, doing so to the exclusion of everything else is likely to backfire. Continue reading

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Standing out from the Crowd

The first question is simple and involves getting in-depth with the Job description. There‘s no other way. If you happen to know someone in the company a friend or a friends friend use that contact to get some more details about the job. We all know what is written in Job Ad can convey only 50-60 % of what is required. These other inputs can turn out be very useful. You could even pick the brains of your friendly neighborhood Recruiter . Continue reading

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Differentiate your Assets

You would definitely be knowing about “Product differentiation” . Now lets move on to Asset differentiation – Your assets. To make the discussion of your experience richer and unique – you need to prepare some asset statements. Continue reading

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Telephonic Interviews

here are a few things to keep in mind if you happen to be in line for a telephonic interview. Since, over the telephone the image the interviewer forms is almost entirely based on your voice – it makes sense to devote particular attention to that. Continue reading

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Interview Mistakes – 2

So first you need to shift from being a “searcher” to being a “provider”. A provider of solutions, someone who can help the company achieve its goals. And its not just about the company, its also about the people in the firm.The person recruiting you wants to recruit an equal a colleague,a peer, somebody who can fit in and make a difference Continue reading

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Interview Mistakes

As recruiter I am definitely interested in knowing what your day to day responsibilities and tasks , but what would interest me more is knowing how you executed them. What were your little successes during the course of the day- whose life you touched with your job, whose you made easy , who made your life difficult on the job and how you came out of the situation. Continue reading

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Dressed up but No Belt

Doors open for your appearance, presentation and how you carry yourself. Be presentable.
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Job Search Fundas

Success in Job Search is a function of these parameters.Contacts: You increase your chances of bagging a job by making more contacts/meeting more people.Contacts are broadly two types: Personal – Family, friends, acquaintances, teachers, church anybody whom you have interacted … Continue reading

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Typical Interview Questions

Another routine question which is a standard in most interviews is “Why do you want this job?/what you like about this job? / Why are you interested in this job?” Try to be specific.Vague or general answers might not fetch … Continue reading

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