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Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by yemi1504: 5:37pm On Feb 07, 2022
jansonn:
Oga, aswear!! You get patience!! I won't even wait this long before I pursue her from my sight

Abi. Me too. Me wey I get short fuse and can't stand disrespect!
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by yemi1504: 5:39pm On Feb 07, 2022
OlujobaSamuel:

I was trying to give her an opportunity to re-present her response.
When she said "it's not your business", I asked again, and she replied with "how does that affects her work with me?"
I told my bro that read HR as a discipline, he said I should have just told her I would get back to her, I was like, for where? Me let her know sey I can't take her, she should take her leave ni

Get back to what? Me that is very blunt, when she says how is it your business, I will tell her, she is very rude and should get out of my sight!
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by yemi1504: 5:43pm On Feb 07, 2022
KOPArespect:
I called a candidate and asked if i am talking to Miss XYZ, she said 'yeeees' in a funny manner
i proceeded and told her you dropped your CV at XYZ for XYZ position and she said 'hunhun'(like i should continue undecided)

I played along and ask her to come for the interview, when she came, she greeted good morning and i responded.
tell me about yourself, then she started

interviewee: My name is xyz
Me: hunhun
I am a native of XYZ
Me hunhun
I am 26 years old
Me: hunhun.... throughout the interview, it was a case of hunhun-hunhun

I called her back 3 days later
Me: hello good morning
she: hello, good morning sir
Me: you applied for XYZ position at Xyz company
She: yes sir, thank you for getting back to me...

to cut the long story short, she was eventually engaged for the position and i made her realize her shortcomings

Hers is still redeemable! Op's experience is very irredeemable imo. So the comparison is not in order here.
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by yuping(m): 5:44pm On Feb 07, 2022
Mystery9:

How is he wrong sad shocked shocked shocked
questiining someones private life is not allowed anywhere? Keep questions professional. If someone question my private life and how I cope with work and school to him/her it will be impossible, but na me no how I dey run my thing.

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Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by yuping(m): 5:48pm On Feb 07, 2022
OlujobaSamuel:

Thanks. One of the ladies that works for me said, she done dey reason if she fit work for us base on her appearance.
BTW, in what way am I wrong? There might be a chance to correct such in future
don't ask Marital questions, I can have no child and can't still meet up work someone can have 5 children and still meet up dead lines and perform exceptionally.

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Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by GallopBlog: 6:03pm On Feb 07, 2022
The moment she showed you the tattoo is when you should have ended the convo
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by ttmacoy: 6:19pm On Feb 07, 2022
While I agree that she doesn't sound ready or a good fit, many of the questions you asked are illegal in other countries and will get you in trouble for discrimination.

Where do you live? what street? are you married? etc. is none of your business. Having said that she also doesn't sound like someone you want to hire so good call.

OlujobaSamuel:

I asked personal questions that I felt are relevant to her ability to perform her tasks while working for me.
I want to believe you are referring to the marriage part of the discussion.
I noticed that she was relatively very young(17-20), putting on a wedding ring and not in her husband's house (according to her, i asked where she was staying before the marriage part came in).
So if she is having her wedding ring on, it means she is still with him, then how will she cope coming to work Monday to Saturday every week without calling me one morning that she is traveling or not available.
I don't have issues with her being married, only one of the attendants working for me is single, others are married with some having kids.

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Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by ugwumichael(m): 6:30pm On Feb 07, 2022
OP na God save you
You money for vanish like BREEze
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by kunle75(m): 7:08pm On Feb 07, 2022
yemi1504:


And a disaster and carnage to boot! He should be doing Thanksgiving in church on this one as e dodge am grin. Bree ko, Briana ni.


Exactly my brother

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Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by OlujobaSamuel: 7:20pm On Feb 07, 2022
ttmacoy:
While I agree that she doesn't sound ready or a good fit, many of the questions you asked are illegal in other countries and will get you in trouble for discrimination.

Where do you live? what street? are you married? etc. is none of your business. Having said that she also doesn't sound like someone you want to hire so good call.

Tracing people in the Nigeria informal sector is so tedious and expensive. Asking where a potential employee that I will entrust with money lives or seeking for clarification over a red flag noticed while discussing with her is not wrong.
I once had to fill my spouse details in securing a credit facility from a bank. The name of my Church (specific assembly I worshipped) was also requested for.
In countries you are referring to, there are ways to easily get people's background check without having to ask in person.
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by OlujobaSamuel: 7:29pm On Feb 07, 2022
jubrilELsudan:
YOU ARE VERY STUPID.

WHY DIDN'T YOU ASK HER IF SHE IS A VIRGIN AND WHEN LAST DID SHE FVCK.

YOU NIGERIANS ARE JUST STUPID IN YOUR MENTALITY OF THINKING.

YOU ASKING HER PRIVATE AND PERSONAL QUESTIONS UNRELATED WITH THE JOB.

THUNDER FIRE YOU WITH YOUR STUPID JOB.
You don't have to shout. We all can still read without the noise.
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by joinnow: 7:45pm On Feb 07, 2022
Good just save your ass from

BREE
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by ttmacoy: 7:51pm On Feb 07, 2022
You raise good points. Goodluck with your search, seems you dodged a bullet with her.

OlujobaSamuel:

Tracing people in the Nigeria informal sector is so tedious and expensive. Asking where a potential employee that I will entrust with money lives or seeking for clarification over a red flag noticed while discussing with her is not wrong.
I once had to fill my spouse details in securing a credit facility from a bank. The name of my Church (specific assembly I worshipped) was also requested for.
In countries you are referring to, there are ways to easily get people's background check without having to ask in person.
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by armadeo(m): 11:43pm On Feb 07, 2022
merit455:
Why asking her personal questions

I'm sure you've never applied for a job before neither can you boast to be an employer of labour.
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by jubrilELsudan: 11:44pm On Feb 07, 2022
OlujobaSamuel:

You don't have to shout. We all can still read without the noise.


GERARAHERE

Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by Nobody: 12:08am On Feb 08, 2022
You are really patient and a "nice" guy. That initial hissing alone don cancel the job for her. Nonsense. angry

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Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by bummyla(m): 5:28am On Feb 08, 2022
Sapa never hold her!
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by merit455(m): 7:02am On Feb 08, 2022
armadeo:


I'm sure you've never applied for a job before neither can you boast to be an employer of labour.
Do I need to reply you!!! Unam ikot
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by Poleski: 7:49am On Feb 08, 2022
OlujobaSamuel:
I run a POS business, so put up a vacancy to fill a vacant post.
On Tuesday, this lady called seeking to apply for the job, I told her I will get back to her on when to come. Friday afternoon, I gave her a call and asked if she was available on Saturday by 12noon, she said yes, so we had an appointment.
11:30am, she called to confirm the appointment, which I affirmed. Few minutes to 12noon, she called that she is in front of my shop, where am I?
Which of my shops? I asked.
Your shop here.
Kindly describe the shop you are. A kiosk by a container, she answered.
Ok, ask the lady there to tell you where you can find me(my location is close by)
I can't find any lady, she responded, then hissed.
Just ask anyone you can find there then. (Call dropped)
(5mins later) She showed up, calling my number to confirm it's me.
She came with a younger sibling, I gave the boy a stool to sit outside, while I told her to come in to sit.
Good afternoon, I said.
Afternoon (barely audible), she responded.
What is your name? Bree
Sound weird to me(never heard of it)
Spell it. Showed me a Tattoo with the inscription BREE
I pretended not seeing it, she said BREE.
Still surprised, so I asked, where are you from. She was like, why ask, then answered; Anambra.
Where do you live? She mentioned the street, but I'm not familiar with such street. What landmark is close by to your house? She seems not to know what I meant by landmark, so I rephrase, what popular place or house or individual is closed by? She said she doesn't know anywhere that she is new.
How new? She couldn't answer.
Who are you living with? Parents, Uncle, Aunt or who? (Why ask countenance), then she said Mum.
I noticed a wedding ring, so I asked, are you married? Yes, she answered. Where is your husband? Why are you asking, she queried? I need to know, I answered. He is in the East, she responded.
If your husband is in the East, how do you intend to cope working as a POS attendant, do you go visiting or he comes down? How is that your business? ( I shock)
I wasn't so perturbed, so I asked, do you know the nature of the job? You tell me the nature of the job and I will know if I can do it or not.
I can only tell you the job description/specification, you should know the nature of any job you are seeking for.
I'm sorry, I can't take you. Kindly take your leave.
NB: all the period I was chatting with her, she was chatting with her bro sitting outside intermittently about a movie. With so many side comments (her dialect) in respect to our discussion.
Is it wrong of me to have judged her base on her attitude and gestures, or such should have been given an opportunity on the job first?

You handled it 95% well. You should have explained to her why you asked the questions that stunned her. 

You know, people have different mentalities and different ways of handling private questions. A simple explanation can go a long way toward quelling tensions.
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by OlujobaSamuel: 8:42am On Feb 08, 2022
Poleski:


You handled it 95% well. You should have explained to her why you asked the questions that stunned her. 

You know, people have different mentalities and different ways of handling private questions. A simple explanation can go a long way toward quelling tensions.


Thanks. I should have looked into that, probably her previous response and gestures never made me to.
I will try to be more patient next time.
Thanks
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by Ballack1(m): 2:38pm On Feb 08, 2022
[quote author=yemi1504 post=110040797]

As in, not ready at all! The how is it your business snide remark got me! These women nowadays with being rude, don't even know where their rudeness stops SMH.
Even if you won't take a job,reject it diplomatically
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by yemi1504: 5:17pm On Feb 08, 2022
[quote author=Ballack1 post=110063425][/quote]

Abi
Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by yemi1504: 5:18pm On Feb 08, 2022
kunle75:



Exactly my brother

Abi nau my Chairman!

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Re: An Encounter With A Job Applicant by Posha(m): 9:14am On Feb 09, 2022
you dodged a bullet, i am so happy for you
OlujobaSamuel:
I run a POS business, so put up a vacancy to fill a vacant post.
On Tuesday, this lady called seeking to apply for the job, I told her I will get back to her on when to come. Friday afternoon, I gave her a call and asked if she was available on Saturday by 12noon, she said yes, so we had an appointment.
11:30am, she called to confirm the appointment, which I affirmed. Few minutes to 12noon, she called that she is in front of my shop, where am I?
Which of my shops? I asked.
Your shop here.
Kindly describe the shop you are. A kiosk by a container, she answered.
Ok, ask the lady there to tell you where you can find me(my location is close by)
I can't find any lady, she responded, then hissed.
Just ask anyone you can find there then. (Call dropped)
(5mins later) She showed up, calling my number to confirm it's me.
She came with a younger sibling, I gave the boy a stool to sit outside, while I told her to come in to sit.
Good afternoon, I said.
Afternoon (barely audible), she responded.
What is your name? Bree
Sound weird to me(never heard of it)
Spell it. Showed me a Tattoo with the inscription BREE
I pretended not seeing it, she said BREE.
Still surprised, so I asked, where are you from. She was like, why ask, then answered; Anambra.
Where do you live? She mentioned the street, but I'm not familiar with such street. What landmark is close by to your house? She seems not to know what I meant by landmark, so I rephrase, what popular place or house or individual is closed by? She said she doesn't know anywhere that she is new.
How new? She couldn't answer.
Who are you living with? Parents, Uncle, Aunt or who? (Why ask countenance), then she said Mum.
I noticed a wedding ring, so I asked, are you married? Yes, she answered. Where is your husband? Why are you asking, she queried? I need to know, I answered. He is in the East, she responded.
If your husband is in the East, how do you intend to cope working as a POS attendant, do you go visiting or he comes down? How is that your business? ( I shock)
I wasn't so perturbed, so I asked, do you know the nature of the job? You tell me the nature of the job and I will know if I can do it or not.
I can only tell you the job description/specification, you should know the nature of any job you are seeking for.
I'm sorry, I can't take you. Kindly take your leave.
NB: all the period I was chatting with her, she was chatting with her bro sitting outside intermittently about a movie. With so many side comments (her dialect) in respect to our discussion.
Is it wrong of me to have judged her base on her attitude and gestures, or such should have been given an opportunity on the job first?

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