24

Apr

Knowledge Vs Communication skills

Many years ago, I interviewed Ramana Rao for a position. Ramana Rao scored good marks in his M.Sc. and applied for a job in a pharmaceutical company. He was shortlisted and called for an interview for a role in the quality department. I, as the HR head, along with a senior scientist and the head of quality [...]

20

Mar

Understanding the reasons for rejection

In our previous blog, we understood three stages where an interviewee will face rejection. Let us understand the likely reasons for rejection at each of these stages. Reasons for rejecting the resume:  Your resume may not be meeting even the minimum specifications of the job requirement. These requirements are mostly seen as mandatory; any CV that does not[...]