Friends it is common for many professionals especially in HR departments to refer candidates for a job and it becomes more easy for the candidates when they actually get the same person who referred them in the selection panel as well
Just imagine yourself in the place of an Interviewer for a particular job and you land up in meeting your best friend in the place of candidate and to make your position even more complicated, your friend is not suitable for the role …what would you do ???
Am sure most of us would answer that we would select the candidate based on their performance only…but trust me though this sounds simple to us… in reality it is very likely that majority of us try to be more generous in our selection process when it comes to known people…it is a natural human tendency which I agree but keeping in mind the larger community of suitable & more qualified candidates your decision of selecting your friend becomes biased…..
Am surely not here to discuss good practices of human resource professionals but just want to tell you about this person who in HR profession set his own rule and I believe that his simple attitude of honesty can be a great lesson to many of us…
I know this person for quite a longggggggg time now….he is an HR professional (Human resource professional). He Voluntarily backs out from interviewing any candidate whom he refers for any job and not just the referred candidates but also when he happens to meet any known people in interviews then he honestly discloses it and gives the role of interviewing to third person to ensure at most quality and integrity in recruiting……Why would a company need stringent policies when all its employees inculcate such great policies in their own life………?
Sometimes we don’t realize the greatness in certain simple things we do isn’t it? Am sure even this person would not have realized that his simple attitude would make such a good impression and meaning to other professionals…if he is reading this, then I would say “I have recruited you in my Blog with great respect 🙂”.
“HR” by an “HR”
(“Honesty Recommended” by an “ Human Resource” professional)
I learnt honesty from his simple attitude did you?
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