Hiring stories

Witty, funny, baffling, engaging real-life anecdotes shared by HRs and recruiters from around the world. We are sure you will be able to relate to them. If you have an interesting hiring story, share with us and we will feature them.


Daniel Jacob

Vice President of HR at EC Group International

We have seen a lot of fake candidates nowadays and especially if there is a skill that is in demand then just specify it on your CV even if you have no idea what that is. Secondly, we’ve faced a...

Vikram Rangala

Director & Chief Ohana Officer (former CMO) of ZebPay

Zebpay is built on friendship and kind of family relationships. So if we talk about the title that I currently have it is a made-up title called Chief Ohana Officer. Now since we’re talking about HR we are also talking...

Smriti Khanna

VP HR at WOW Skinsciences

So this is about the time when we were looking to hire an employee for a particular position. The mid-senior level hiring manager told us he’d like to hire a person who could fulfill ABCD responsibilities. The hiring manager also...