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Why resumes get hired...we hacked the hiring process

 Why resumes get hired not people?



Resumes are marketing's first bait...

Look at resumes written at MBA colleges, they boast of their projects, their awards and publications, recommendations, their significant achievements etc.

We believe all that, why? Because they are written and no one writes such things without doing them in real, right? We as human beings believe in the rightness of the world than it going wrong..

MBA schools are your simulation grounds for the real life that awaits outside...more you practice being unreal and be comfortable with that, you have the right lenses for the world....there is nothing wrong in the world, there is no lie, there is nothing designed to go wrong...We love listening to good things, bad things, fake things, troubling things are disturbing to the belief of being good and good for future...

Challengers are trouble makers....peace loving people run the world...

Ignore everything that looks fake, imperfect, risky and immoral, unethical...they have their rights to be there...you be selfish, become numb and dumb and you will enjoy happiness...Ultimate aim is happiness...

No one is born , who is not made to go through suffering as Buddha said....This world is a temporary place...

Ever heard, fake it to make it....false beliefs are powerful tools...human mind can be easily tricked, you don't need to be bi-polar, just be extremely self-centric and life gets easy for you...

Human life on earth is designed for being who you are to the fullest...

A good friend, who has always been caring , called me a few days back to ask, how are things? He advised, I start offering my services as a freelance recruiter for recruiting firms. 

I believe that's a good job, it keeps you busy, you don't get paid anything till they make money and they remember you to pay, but who needs a freelance recruiter? They post the job, get tonnes of waste and some good one's too, process goes on, someone is selected from known circuits and you enjoyed talking to candidates and kept answering them for million hours, why they never heard from the company? You write million messages, few million emails and answer equal number of calls....they will finally hire someone they know...

I was asked for my resume over email by a recruiting firm called solutioner, a few days back for their client (later I got to know it was for Rakuten) .

Solutioner recruiter asked over email for more details and write ups and I sent it...Not heard back for weeks..

Asked him over email, he says, oh , sorry got busy, they had 700 L&D/OD resumes and he didn't know there were so many L&D folks....anyways, later in the week he responded that their client Rakuten (here he disclosed name) took and selected their first batch candidate...

I pity, if this senior recruiter even knew what an L&D profile and OD experience is like...

Looked at Rakuten, saw their whole HR leadership is average, lower rung education and their LinkedIn profile tells you, how ordinary they are...will they take a smarter guy? No, so , please watch Rakuten India and see, who joined them as L&OD Head at Bangalore...

See, what is her/his connection with Rakuten folks? You will find they come from their insider contact, their previous company, even region of education, same MBA college from Mangalore, etc, same previous company, etc...this is common...

Hack this trend and you will be successful..

I remember , 2003/4/5 till 2008, recruitment consultants were very keen on screening and screening interviews were serious, but after 2008/9, it became all casual and recruiters got hold of the psychology behind hiring and everything was conveniently aligned, gender, MBA college, looks, regions, language, company, it was all worked out.. 

Above game is not for tech hiring....for tech,  specialized roles, such hacking doesn't work...

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