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Can I request to sign a NDA for a job-interview? [closed]

During job-interviews you are sometimes asked about things that you do at your current job. About processes or how you manage something e.g. how you deploy software, how your quality assurance looks ...
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Why was my third interview cancelled and rescheduled

I recently passed two interviews with a company and these interviews were really amazing. When I told them my salary expectations, I was assured by the hiring manager that I will get much more than my ...
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What's the point of going to an interview if the hiring manager already has someone else in mind to hire? [closed]

If the HR manager already took down the job posting and has a candidate in mind then there isn't much point in having an interview. You're simply wasting the candidate's time on a fake interview. Why ...
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Phone Interview, Applications, and Social Media [closed]

I just had a phone interview. When answering a question about why I applied there, I said that I admired their activities on social media. But the application came first (out of necessity) and the ...
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I applied for a job where I don't meet the academic grade requirement. How can I avoid sending in my transcript? [closed]

I am final year engineering student and have recently applied a job in one of the companies that required minimum credit grade for the graducate position. Now, I have received an email from the ...
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Is such a feedback fair enough?

I applied for a middle C++ developer position and was invited for a coding interview. At first interview, I solved both (relatively simple) problems and answered all questions regarding the language. ...
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Applied for a job, how to reject request to full in an application form? [closed]

I got approached to apply for a job by a recruiter, two people that have previously worked at this company have told me that it's a terrible place to work so I was a bit hesitant but the recruiter ...
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Is it unethical to get job offers I don't want to increase my worth for the jobs I want? [closed]

I learned in negotiation theory that one must always have other offers, in order for companies to value the person more and extend the most competitive offers that they possibly can. But, is such ...
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Internship query [closed]

I am pretty good computer engineer, well that's what I believe. I have worked as a freelancer for quite a few time and have a good respect among my peers and my clients. I have been part of many ...
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Would US Based client pursue legal action against a someone impersonating a candidate?

I joined in a MNC and got my first round interview invitation link from US Based client with this extra details: “This interview invitation is intended for the candidate to whom this [email / letter] ...
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Recruiter Contacts me for a new job [closed]

I had a very good impression on this recruiter, at the end of 2017. She strived so that I would be hired with a salary above my expectations etc. I didn't know I was going to work with the worst ...
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Is there a legal limit to the number of people in a room during an interview?

This may be better asked in the legal area, but i was curious if anyone knew if there was a legal limit to the number of people interviewing a candidate at a time? I’m talking about panel style ...
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Interviewed by a junior developer, is it pride to not like it [closed]

So there is this startup that wanted me to help them in their site development. They told me that they are fundless right now and that I will hold shares and once the system shoots, I will have my ...
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How do I answer interview questions about overcoming difficulties? [duplicate]

When you are asked "what is the most difficult project? and how did you overcome the difficulties", what is the expected answer for this?
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Mistake on the email reply? [closed]

I'm worried that mistake I'd committed on my reply to an email might be taken wrongly: His reply - Please assured be that we will update when we have the orders. My reply - Please be assured- I'...
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As a software development hiring manager, do you subtract points from candidates who talk about their side projects during the interview? [closed]

My perspective is this, employees who have side projects will inevitably not be able to concentrate on the job that they are employed to work on. Is this feeling shared amongst hiring managers in the ...
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What is the point of the HR questions during programmer interview? [closed]

Seriously, there is a set of HR questions which are IMO plain stupid and pretty ridiculous. I had interview today for a position which was 1000% match on my CV in my opinion one of two options ...
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Best time to tell your manager that you are quitting? [closed]

I know that is best to keep it a secret when you are having interviews for another job until your new job is officially confirmed from your new employer. But what if your new employer wants to get ...
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What would company do to me if I cheat their clients? [closed]

I am working in a MNC since 8 months and get caught cheating when I am giving client interview for getting into client project by using proxy. Will they recover salary back from me for cheating their ...
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After getting feedback from interviewer [duplicate]

I got feedback from interviewer that, MD is in vacation and will get back once he is back.. What I have to reply for this mail..
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How many days should I give a candidate for a take-home iOS test? [closed]

I'm asking the candidate to rearrange the flow of a simple social media application. Instead of having to log in/register to access the app, users land into the app directly and only have to log in/...
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Candidate refused to take his mask off in a 90 minutes interview even when I told him twice it was ok to do that

I, the hiring manager, interviewed (just two of us) a candidate for a software engineer position for about 90 minutes. During the interview I told the candidate twice that he could take his mask off. ...
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How to communicate with recruiter about skillset [closed]

(Note: there might be shades of social dynamics in that the recruiter interviewing me was an anthropology major with interest in evolutionary aspects and human origins, but still he seemed open to ...
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Interviewee is trying to charge me for his take-home test [closed]

I'm currently interviewing candidates for a back-end web development position. I ask them to perform some basic work (a real project, not a throwaway exercise) to get a sense for how they go about ...
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