Saturday, 23 April 2016

Career Profile using www.IndiaRecruiter.net

Dear HR Manager / Headhunter / Recruitment Consultant :


One recent survey showed that nearly 25%of the resumes are faked / fudged.


Some blatantly, some in a subtle manner. 



In most cases , such misinformation related to past / current work experience


 ( Employers - Position / Designation - years worked - salary drawn etc ).



Now he is a rare candidate who organizes his "Career History" in an easy - to read tabulation , in a reverse chronological order , with current job , right at the top. 



And even that rare jobseeker's resume does not voluntarily answer , your following questions :




What is his total experience ?

Does this match with the experience required for our position/vacancy ?



During this “total experience”, how many jobs has he changed  ?

Does he seem to be a “ job-jumper ”  ?


Does he seem to have stuck to the same organization for a long time ?

 What could be the reason ?



Does he seem to have stuck at the same “Designation – Level “ for a long time ?

Was he “un-promotable” ?



He seems to have got very frequent promotions /salary-raise.

Does he come through as a “Fast Track” candidate?



Given his “Average/Longest/Minimum” tenure with the companies where he worked, how long can we expect him to stay with us  ?


He is in his current job for less than a year. 


Why is he keen to quit within such a short period ?



Is he plateauing ? i.e. rose very rapidly in early years but now seems to have slowed down.


In terms of the size / turnover / reputation of the companies where he has worked, does he seem to have steadily “progressed” ? 

Are there any reversals ?



i.e. leaving a large / organized company to join a small / family owned company.




Has he spent his entire career in one city or is he mobile ?


Does his “Total Years of Experience” tally with his current age  ? 

If not, does he seem to have “inflated” his experience  ?



 Or, he should have got 20 years of experience by now, but graph shows only 12 years ! 



Has he failed to “list” some “unfavorable” tenures ?



e.g.:   


where his services were terminated or where the service was “temporary/contractual” ?




Did any of the companies that he worked for, belong to his father / relative ?


 If so, what was his designation / salary during such tenure ?



Was that commensurate with his qualifications / experience ?



During his career, were there any periods of “self-employment” ?


If so, has he listed those in his “Career History” section ? 



What factors made him “ start / give-up ” such self employment ?



Not only Career Profile answer those questions ( or , at least raise those questions ), it does it graphically !


-Shubhangi / www.IndiaRecruiter.net



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