Job interviews suck. You come, solve a few problems, until a fog appears in your head, and then there is neither hearing nor spirit from the company.
Now let’s look at them from the other side of the barricades.
You publish a vacancy, 5000 applicants appear, choose 100, spend 2 weeks on telephone screening, 5 people have the knowledge necessary for work.
Interviews are a nightmare for both parties.
My girlfriend got a job last year at Visa, and later found out that five thousand people had sent resumes to her position. She stood out against their background in that read the job description and indicated the corresponding experience. Yes, the bar is so low.
Her boss hired both candidates who stood out against the general background. Out of five thousand people attracted attention two…
Last June I moved to another job… A half-hour coffee conversation (I was recommended) was enough for the employer to wait several months before I was ready for the interview.
What is the difference between a faceless crowd and the few who stand out against it?