What Work Depression Looks Like

Poem I wrote when work pressure became too hot to handle; driving me to the verge of a nervous breakdown. Here is the content: You know you are doomed When the pile of work before you Keeps growing taller and taller Despite your best efforts To cut it down to size As the old cliché…Read more What Work Depression Looks Like

Getting Sucked Into The Whirlpool Of Recruitment

Warning: This poem contains dark themes and references to death and depression. Here is the content: Recruitment is like a whirlpool Once you enter it You have effectively sealed yourself For there is no escape route On the other hand You keep getting sucked inside Deeper and deeper Until you are left with no choice…Read more Getting Sucked Into The Whirlpool Of Recruitment

How Vodafone Affects My Job

This is a poem on how my job is adversely affected by the poor service of Vodafone Idea (Vi). Here is the content: A day in Recruitment Is full of phone calls Mostly to candidates Whether it be prospective candidates To whom you have to pitch a job opportunity Or existing candidates Whose interviews you…Read more How Vodafone Affects My Job

A Boss Who Is Impossible To Satisfy

I am working on five mandates Three of which pose as much of a challenge As chasing 350 in 50 overs does The other two may not seem difficult But nevertheless, require a significant amount of time However, I am doing my best To share resumes for each mandate And schedule interviews as well It…Read more A Boss Who Is Impossible To Satisfy

Bad Days Are Part And Parcel Of Life

This is a poem about a bad day (one out of many!) I had in Recruitment. Here goes the content: Bad days are part and parcel of life They can happen to anyone in the world And you never know when Yesterday was one such day For hours and hours I searched and searched For…Read more Bad Days Are Part And Parcel Of Life

Search, Find, Talk, Repeat

This is a poem about the difficulties one faces in Recruitment for Investment Banking roles. Here is the content: Search, find, talk, repeat This is what Recruitment is all about, isn’t it? You couldn’t have been more wrong Especially when considering the world of Investment Banking It is a very small world You speak to…Read more Search, Find, Talk, Repeat

Doing Recruitment Without Naukri.com

A poem dedicated to my boss for expecting us to do Recruitment without Naukri.com. Here is the content: You want us to work hard We have been doing that For the last five years In case you haven’t noticed You want us to achieve results Again, we’ve been doing that Maybe not every quarter But…Read more Doing Recruitment Without Naukri.com

My Latest Poem on Recruitment

Every minute, every hour Every day, every week You put in the hard yards Searching for the right candidate In every portal possible Scanning tons of resumes Knowing that, by hook or crook You’ve got to find that perfect fit However, after a few hours You hit a dead end Gritting and gnashing your teeth…Read more My Latest Poem on Recruitment

Something has to give

Something has to give After hours of frustration Hours of thankless toil Where are the fruits? Trust and rapport built Through days of understanding Days of convincing Evaporate at the eleventh hour Causing me to tear my hair out And start all over again   But are my efforts recognized? Do all those hours count?…Read more Something has to give