Human Resources Interview Questions
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Hi, I have 2 yrs of experience in Recruitment in the ITeS industry. I would be moving to US next year. I wanted to know the job opportunities available and how i need to equip myself for the same.

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describe different skills required for a manager and pesponsibilities of a professional manager.

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what is hrm

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relatationship between motivation and reward?

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Why did you leave your last company?

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I have done my MBA-Hr and i have experience of 1 year in a consultancy, in recruitment. Now i have left the present job and attending the interview, and i have doubts like, if i have been asked what is headhunting? what should i answer. how should have explain and give my personal round of interview? please suggest.

Accenture, GenTech,

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I want to know, how is the scope for recruiters in the future after 3 to 4 years?

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what is change management? what strategies do organisations adopt to manage change?

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can be pf deduction made from management trainee salary

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I am working as recruiter in consultancy firm. Now I am looking for job change in the field of HR-Payroll,Generalist,Admin. In one of recent interview for HR Payroll, they asked me Why are you looking for job change and why from recruitment to Payroll. I was unable to answer this question. Can anyone tell me how to go about it. Thanks in advance...........

TCS, Infotech,

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why u have choosen software field even though ur a management expert?

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why uve chosen ur specialization as HR and Retail?

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Wat Kind of Interview questions can we expect when attending an HR Interview?

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Being a Human Resources Manager how will you formulate an effective HRP process?

HDFC, IBM, Vijay Nirman Company Pvt Ltd (VNC),

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we have an urgent requirement in our organization for MBA HR freshers in hyderabad. Please send your resume on sulaiman.khan@rocketmail.com before 18/12/2008

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I am a mba fresher and i got a job in wipro for the post of talent acquisition. And the salary is only Rs.6000 Do you think its chance for me to grow..

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Recent trends in Human resource?

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what is full form human resource (hr)?

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What are the key issues that should be addressed in the design, conduct, and evaluation of training programs?

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One of the difficulties our company has is evaluating suggestions in a timely manner. What changes would you make to expedite evaluations?

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list the detailed advantages and disadvantages of off the job training

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what is memo & which no of memo given to the worker and termination of service.

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Is wheather system administration is related to human resource . what is meant by HRIS, because in my current company i am working as system administor, but my job titile refers me as HR management and admin specialist. i need a clear clarity because i completed my MSW in "HRM".. i am really in a confused state

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Case let 1 Trust them with knee-jerk reactions," said Vikram Koshy, CEO, Delta Software India, as he looked at the quarterly report of Top Line Securities, a well-known equity research firm. The firm had announced a downgrade of Delta, a company listed both on Indian bourses and the NASDAQ. The reason? "One out of every six development engineers in the company is likely to be benched during the remaining part of the year." Three analysts from Top Line had spent some time at Delta three weeks ago. Koshy and his team had explained how benching was no different from the problems of excess inventory, idle time, and surplus capacity that firms in the manufacturing sector face on a regular basis, "Delta has witnessed a scorching pace of 30 per cent growth during the last five years in a row," Koshy had said, "What is happening is a corrective phase." But, evidently, the analysts were unconvinced. Why Bench? Clients suddenly decide to cut back on IT spends Project mix gets skewed, affecting work allocation Employee productivity is set to fall, creating slack working conditions. High degree of job specialization leads to redundancy What are the options? Quickly cut costs in areas which are non-core look for learning’s from the manufacturing sector Focus on alternative markets like Europe and Japan Move into products, where margins are better. Of course, the Top Line report went on to cite several other "signals," as it said: the rate of annual hike in salaries at Delta would come down to 5 per cent (from between 20 and 30 per cent last year); the entry-level intake of engineers from campuses in June 2001, would decline to 5 per cent (unlike the traditional 30 per cent addition to manpower every year); and earnings for the next two years could dip by between 10 and 12 per cent. And the loftiest of them all: "The meltdown at Nasdaq is unlikely to reverse in the near future." "Some of the signals are no doubt valid. And ominous," said Koshy, addressing his A-Team, which had assembled for the routine morning meeting. "But, clearly, everyone is reading too much into this business of benching. In fact, benching is one of the many options that our principals in the US have been pursuing as part of cutting costs right since September, 2000. They are also expanding the share of off-shore jobs. Five of our principals have confirmed that they would outsource more from Delta in India-which is likely to hike their billings by about 30 per cent. At one level, this is an opportunity for us. At another, of course, I am not sure if we should be jubilant, because they have asked for a 25-30 per cent cut in billing rates. Our margins will take a hit, unless we cut costs and improve productivity." "Productivity is clearly a matter of priority now," said Vivek Varadan, Vice-President (Operations). "If you consider benching as a non-earning mode, we do have large patches of it at Delta. As you are aware, it has not been easy to secure 70 per cent utilization of our manpower, even in normal times. I think we need to look at why we have 30 per cent bench before examining how to turn it into an asset." "There are several reasons," remarked Achyut Patwardhan, Vice-President (HR). "And a lot of it has to do with the nature of our business, which is more project-driven than product-driven. When you are managing a number of overseas and domestic projects simultaneously, as we do at Delta, people tend to go on the bench. They wait, as they complete one project, and are assigned the next. There are problems of coordination between projects, related to the logistics of moving people and resources from one customer to another. In fact, I am fine-tuning our monthly manpower utilization report to provide a breakup of bench costs into Examination Paper Semester I: Human Resource Management IIBM Institute of Business Management specifics-leave period, training programmes, travel time, buffers, acclimatization period et al." "It would be worthwhile following the business model used by US principal Techno Inc," said Aveek Mohanty, Director (Finance). "The company has a pipeline of projects, but it does not manage project by project. What it does is to slice each project into what it calls 'activities'. For example, communication networking; user interface development; scheduling of processes are activities common to all projects. People move from one project to another. It is somewhat like the Activity Based Costing. It throws up the bench time straightaway, which helps us control costs and revenue better." "I also think we should reduce our dependence on projects and move into products," said Praveen Kumar, Director (Marketing). "That is where the opportunity for brand building lies. In fact, now is the time to get our technology guys involved in marketing. Multiskilling helps reduce the bench time." "Benching has an analogy in the manufacturing sector," said Girish Shahane, Vice-President (Services). "We could look for learning's there. Many firms have adopted Just-In-Time (JIT) inventory as part of eliminating idle time. It would be worthwhile exploring the possibility of JIT. But the real learning lies in standardization of work. It is linked to what Mohanty said about managing by activities." "At a broader level, I see several other opportunities," said Koshy, "We can fill in the space vacated by US firms and move up the value chain. But before we do so, Delta should consolidate its position as the premier outsourcing centre. Since there are only two ways in which we can generate revenue-sell expertise or sell products-we should move towards a mix of both. Tie-ups with global majors will help. Now is the time to look beyond the US and strike alliances with firms in Europe- and also Japan-as part of developing new products for global markets." Questions 1. Should benching be a matter of concern at Delta? 2. What are the risks involved in moving from a project- centric mode to a mix of projects and products?

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express your imagination of a situation where you were at the verge of failure but turned it into success through your ingenuity?

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I have done LL.B then M.B.A(HR).I don't have practical experience in law.I am being questioned many times in interview why I studied LL.B and then MBA.I could not answer this question properly.Can any one suggest how to answer this question? thanks& regards

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What do you understand by the term 'Big 4s'?

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what are the methods to measure managerial effectiveness

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what r the steps in operation management

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If 2,00000 amount is given and make it share to 55 employees as per pf? anyone give me a detailed explantion based on this type of questions..Thanqu Preethi

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