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Hiring Biases!

18 Nov , 2015  

We are hiring and I am busy interviewing candidates these days. Today I am reflecting on my own biases while hiring, let me start with my short-listing idiosyncrasies: Stability: I am a stickler for stability, people tell me stability is dead, hire for talent, but I believe that for mid to senior roles (where I […]

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Why do we need “fancy” designations?

3 Nov , 2015  

It was year 2005, we were head hunting for a country manager for a large Indian IT MNC in the APAC Region. I got a call from the customer who said we had submitted rather junior profiles for this senior search. As soon as I saw the CV and read the designation of the candidate […]