I am pleased that someone recognized that some questions are stupid and insulting. Liz Ryan is writing about that in her answer to a question. Unfortunately my country is far behind... I got all these dumb questions on several interviews. The big pharmaceutical company, which like to brag how they're good employer, even the best, … Continue reading Dumb interview questions
Few days ago I read an article in a paper regarding employers and HR management. I guess it's not enough for a candidate to apply and answer to the questions on the interview. Now they analyze you in deep. I mean all the crazy stuff and more. The most important factor is your personality. Not … Continue reading You are doomed by birth
A year ago I had an interview in a company where they're making fertilizers and products for pests (plant). At the interview there were the big boss of the company, his wife (which is also a head of one department) and a person who would be replaced by the candidate. He was... I can say … Continue reading Is it enough to speak six languages? NO!
I think this was one of the most absurd and idiotic interviews I had. The company is preparing sheets for chemicals. So like "passports" for chemicals. Basically all you do is translate these sheets. There were three people at the interview: HR person, person from the department and the owner of the company. First they … Continue reading Inappropriate questions: Are you a smoker? Why not?
Now I really don't know any more who is crazy. Me or them? With them I mean employers. Today I had two interviews, each more crazy then the one before. I can say I am still in shock what kind of stupid questions and tests did I do. And I didn't tell them they're crazy.... … Continue reading Crazy or what?
Today we celebrate International women's day, originally called International working women's day. Women finally got their rights. But are they equal to men? I think there is still so much to do for women and their rights. Especially regarding employment. Women are less payed for the same position as men. If they even get the … Continue reading International women’s day -are we really equal?
Since today is a Valentine's day, I decided to write a post which is at least a little connected to love. When the question single or married pop-up in a job interview or application form for a job, you can be in an awkward position. Nowadays every application form has so many choices regarding your … Continue reading Single or married?