7 things that HR won’t tell you

Left your last company and now looking for another job! Then, come across what we are enlisting here as HR wouldn’t tell you themselves.

Created On: Sep 8, 2017 12:40 IST
Modified On: Sep 12, 2017 17:20 IST
7 things that HR won’t tell you
7 things that HR won’t tell you

Have you left your last company and now, planning to attend series of interviews to get another job? Before getting engaged into interviews, you need clear your doubts about the many thingson your own because HR would never tell you the things that might have great impact on career prospect.

To know what would have great impact on your career prospect that HR would never tell you, come across the article as here, we have suggested 7 important things that HR representatives never tell themselves.

Future of the company

After being selected in the interview, you get engaged completing HR formalities before starting your routine work in the new office. You forget to know ensure whether the future of the company you are joining in is bright, secure, and good or not. And you begin realising that your future in the company isn’t secure when you come to know that the company you joined in is going through many problems. So, to evade this embarrassing situation, doing a comprehensive research about the company is therefore necessary for you as HR would never share the confidential information of the company with you.

Pos and position

Most of the time, it has seen that HR paint a rosy picture about the post or position to lure the candidates.  And it becomes surprising, and of course shocking for the candidates when they are exposed to actual set of tasks which don’t match their profiles or positions. Affected with such situations, they begin getting frustrated and their frustration translates into their declining performance. This, consequently, affects their career prospect. So, before occupying the post you are hired on, try to ascertain your key responsibilities, posts, and position in the organisation.  

Taking advantage of your neediness

Your body language, negotiation skills, dressing sense, and some other are those factors on which a highly skilled HR representatives form opinion about you. They can smell your desperation for the job even with observing your psychological situation. And they begin taking advantage of your neediness by offering you low salary and other expenses after ascertaining that you are needy for the job. So, to get hired on the salary you expect, you need to develop you negotiation skills, good dressing sense, talking style, and others.

Plumping up the CTC

The companies try to lure the candidates by offering ‘free lunch’ ‘pick and drop facilities’ ‘insurance’ and medical facilities in their job postings. Most of times, even big corporate houses plump up the CTC, including the additional perks like insurance,  medical facilities, subsidised meals etc which don’t affect the actual monthly pay. Before joining your duties at new place, you would need to ensure whether these additional perks would have any effect on your actual pay cheque or not.

Seat filling

Sometimes, the HR department of the companies are asked just to fill the vacant post. They are given a deadline to accomplish this task. With this effect of the enormous pressure of management, they try to fill the vacant post with the stipulated timeline, hiring the candidates as fillers. During the hiring process, HR department might push you to join the position which doesn’t match your professional profile or your needs. This happens especially when the HR department of a company is asked for mass recruitment. So, double check about the interview if a recruiter pushes you hard to attend.

Employee Referrals work better than actual head hunting

Try to manage a reference for you if you’re going for job interview, because candidate referral makes the HR representatives feel safe. Every employee cost to the company which hires them. And it becomes bad bargain for the company if HR department fails to select right candidates. To evade this, they, most of times, prefer to select those candidates who come with the references. So, to get selected in an interview, try to manage a reference for you as it’ll enhance the chances of your selection than rest of the candidates.


Sometimes, candidates begin getting frustrated soon after occupying the post in their next companies, organisation, and institutes. This happens, especially when they are asked to complete the task which doesn’t match to their job profile or to the contract they sign before joining their duties. The continuation of the situation gives an ugly face to the relation with seniors, superiors, and employers which badly affect their career prospect. Toevade such situation, you need to know what we have given in this article.

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