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  1. Exactly, why cant people write in a plain...

    Exactly, why cant people write in a plain language that a 5 year old can understand?
  2. you should do anything to keep going so take the...

    you should do anything to keep going so take the job - if you're good at your work and have past experiences, you ll eventually get the job that you would like to do. but for now, take whatever is...
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    No such things like holiday time.you can get...

    No such things like holiday time.you can get contract in any month. Market and time is bad.just hang on re skill yrself, after analysing which skill are in demand. Just give yr 100%- all i know...
  4. Thanks all for taking time to response - This...

    Thanks all for taking time to response - This really helped in keeping me motivated in my job search.
  5. Thanks all, may be I am thinking too much just...

    Thanks all, may be I am thinking too much just that 2 got cancelled within 2 weeks and then mind start thinking about all possibilities.
  6. Interview cancelled Twice - Never happened before

    I have had 2 interviews cancelled recently for the following reasons:

    1 They have filled the role before the interview
    2 They are no longer going ahead with the role.

    Since I have never...
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    Called Resource solution agent from a different...

    Called Resource solution agent from a different number , I have been told that client has put me on hold - the final interview with another candidate on Wednesday. After that client may decide.
    put...
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    Appreciate your comments - Job...

    Appreciate your comments - Job interview/feedback/agencies have all become a mystery. I don't know why cant they be honest after interview - just say there are external factors causing delay or we...
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    Appreciate your comments lifted my mood as I was...

    Appreciate your comments lifted my mood as I was regretting wasting interview in such difficult market.
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    Its good that we should be proud of our Birth...

    Its good that we should be proud of our Birth country but we should be equally proud of our adopted country.We have to agree that no other developed country respects Indian as much as UK does.
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    What are the chances

    Had 3 round interviews with a large bank in London.The final round was on Tuesday after that total silence.

    Final interview went quite well , I mean we both were comfortable for 45 minutes.
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  12. Appreciate your advise/comments!It is just that...

    Appreciate your advise/comments!It is just that how we answer to such question matter most in the interview. No body asks the stuff for which they are recruiting.
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    I agree with the above.I am also an Indian...

    I agree with the above.I am also an Indian immigrant and I know the cost matters lot more than quality.If you are cheap you have better chance get a job.IT is cost centre and the primary objective of...
  14. What to say to "Are you interviewing somewhere"?

    I am not sure what to say if Agent or interviewer asks "Are you interviewing somewhere?

    So far I have said No because agent wouldnt consider anyone who may not be available during the interview...
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    Thanks for your suggessions .it is just that she...

    Thanks for your suggessions .it is just that she is not in the office and I have only one more day in the company.Shall I call her? Not sure if such direct approach would be appreciated.
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    Interview feedback

    This week I had a telephonic interview by a programme manager of the same company ( where I am currently working but for different project). During interview, the moment I mentioned my total...
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    Makes sense.thanks

    Makes sense.thanks
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    Removed

    Removed
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    Agree extremely bad market worse than 2008, I can...

    Agree extremely bad market worse than 2008, I can say this because of these:

    1 Earlier agency used to call even if job ad was fake just to have normal fishing chat- Hardly getting call from...
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    Thanks for taking time in analysing the situation...

    Thanks for taking time in analysing the situation and making it clear.
    Although I did have some informal chi-chat when he said he has worked in the company where I am working now.So I just asked his...
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    Just curious to find out what went wrong so I ll...

    Just curious to find out what went wrong so I ll be better prepared for my future interview as I thought everything went so well and he appeared quite interested as he took more time explaining what...
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    What does this feedback mean?

    Went for an interview for a BA role this Wednesday, on Thursday agent provided this feedback
    "Quite competent,thorough bit intense and technical as well; however he would like to speak with his boss...
  23. Exactly, I am making the same point.I can get...

    Exactly, I am making the same point.I can get references from my previous manager.but what role would yu put on background check form and on cv?
  24. Not a lie but the role I actually performed in in...

    Not a lie but the role I actually performed in in my previous job. Sometimes in long contract yu do perform roles different from the actual role. In such case what role would yu put on cv -the actual...
  25. I agree with your approach but to get your cv...

    I agree with your approach but to get your cv noticed by agency , sometimes I do use job title as per the role, otherwise there is risk agent wouldnt put forward your cv. But with this, the problem...
  26. Discrepancies between job title on cv and actual job title

    As part of contracting sometimes we are asked (or voluntarily) perform roles different from actual job title.So what if cv job title does not match with actual job title during background checks?...
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    Thanks for your valuable suggestion.I agree as a...

    Thanks for your valuable suggestion.I agree as a contractor I should be ready to face such things.
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    Hedging against last minute pullout

    There is no telling how frustrating is to be told,just a day before start, "the contract has been dropped due to blah blah". So to avoid such situation what about progressing with 2 offers? What...
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    Given client pulling out contract just before...

    Given client pulling out contract just before start, what would be the adverse impact on hedging against such pullouts - meaning progressing with two offers and decide to turn one down after starting...
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    Yes it was a contract position for a Bank. ...

    Yes it was a contract position for a Bank.

    What I noticed in banking sector that manager wants to interview many persons through various rounds before coming to final decision.Average length from...
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    Hiring freeze just before making offer

    Hi
    Recently I managed to clear all rounds of interview however before they could make offer, a hiring freeze came into effect for 2 weeks to review head counts.They are aware that they may lose...
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