Tag Archives: Human Resource

UNPLEASANT EXPERIENCE WITH UNPROFESSIONAL HR RECRUITERS FROM RECRUIT EXPRESS

My friend Jonas is a student that is currently on holiday so he is looking for a job. He saw a few ads online last night and decided to message a person regarding a one month position. The person replied this morning and they arranged an interview around 1pm today at the CFP Building at Bishan. The building name is misleading because it turns out to be Recruit Express. He arrived at 1pm sharp and messaged the person of his arrival. She didn't reply. So someone gave him a form to fill up and he waited there with a few other candidates.

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COMPANIES SHOULD FIRE THEIR HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

93 percent of the HR staffers deciding whether to call in someone for an interview were female. It turns out that HR women (who also tend to be young and single and hence still in the dating market for men) are eager to meet with handsome men. But they’re jealous of beautiful women. So your business is losing out on talented people (and wasting time with untalented ones) based on their looks.

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S’POREAN ‘O’ LEVEL JOB APPLICANT LOOKED DOWN & DISCRIMINATED BY FT HR MANAGER

A friend of my neice recommended her a job and helped to submit her CV to the HR manager who happened to be an FT. When she submitted the my niece's CV, the HR just said put it in the tray and she will go through it later. So the friend left it on the tray and walked out of the room. Before this friend left, she turned around and glanced towards the HR manager and was shocked to see the HR take one glance at the CV and threw it into the rubbish bin!

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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGERS SHOULD BE SINGAPOREANS!

Human resource managers, for instance, should preferably be Singaporean. Besides being more conversant with local labour laws and industrial relations, Singaporean HR managers can relate better to our multiracial workforce. I recall an expatriate HR manager getting embroiled in an industrial dispute when he dismissed a worker for being late for work twice, only to reinstate the worker after the union intervened.

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