Online commentators have praised a man who wants to entrust his potential employer with a five-hour interview.
The man, u/theonepercent65536, shared his story at redditAntiwork Forum wrote: “Be the change you want to see in the market.” It has garnered over 8,900 votes and hundreds of supportive comments. The post also left some commenters wondering – why does the company need or want a five-hour interview in the first place? Could you Read full post here.
Finding the right size
Some employers often conduct five-hour interviews because it is cheaper than holding several smaller interviews and they allow employers to see how well the candidate fits into the company culture, Says Houston Chronicle. Those who apply for jobs that require “high-level technical” knowledge may also be required to endure an hours-long interview to prove their skills.
“Employers want to make sure they hire the best person for the job because the stakes are high in a competitive market,” Houston Chronicle He said. The interview is designed to test the skills the applicant claims to possess.
Long interviews can be stressful, so Houston Chronicle Candidates are advised to get a good night’s rest, eat a good breakfast, and “stay positive”.
“Practice answers to behavior-based questions that give examples of how you handle workplace conflicts, prioritize, manage your time, and solve problems. Use breaks between meetings to hydrate. Grab a quick snack to motivate yourself and keep your energy level high, added the newspaper.
‘Be the change’
In the comments section of his post, u/theonepercent65536 said he completed a five hour interview with his potential employer about two months ago but did not get the job. However, he liked the company, so they invited him to apply for a different job and asked him to take part in another interview that lasted for hours. But u/theonepercent65536 didn’t think this was true.
“The [hiring manager] He called me and explained that the interview process should take place. I told him another whole day of my time, especially on a weekday when I would have to quit work without any compensation, I felt like I was abusing my time,” u/theonepercent65536 wrote in a comment. I did an interview less than two months ago. The interview team can definitely connect with the hiring manager on another team.”
In an email to the hiring manager – screenshot u/theonepercent65536 shared on his post – u/theonepercent65536 would be happy to put up with another five hour interview, as long as they paid him.
“I already did a full interview with [redacted] newly. Will the team be able to view the recordings of that interview on my profile? “
“I won’t be able to do interviews for another whole day for free, but [would be] He continued, “I am happy to call the team for an hour. If the team really wants to do interviews for another full day, I can do that but I will need to pay $100 an hour for the hours.”
Email Redditors applauded u/theonepercent65536.
u/FU-I-Quit2022 wrote: “This is how to defend yourself. If more people do this, companies will stop pulling these scams.”
“Bravo! Need to normalize this response,” u/redvoxfox said.
u/Tehnizzim described the email as ‘legendary’.
NEWSWEEK Reached out to u/theonepercent65536 for comment.
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