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I recently attended an interview with HCL Noida.

They have the rudest HR I have ever met. They would not leave any chance to insult the candidate they were interviewing.
THe guy who interviewed me was extremely short tempered and became angry even when I made some queries.
To quote one instance he asked me how much salary I expected. I asked, if he had a range in mind for me.
He apparently bacame very upset with this and told me "I am asking you a simple question about salary and you are counter questioning me".

Anyways when he asked me at the end of the interview if I had any questions I told him he was very rude and I would not like to work for a company where people like him existed.
I know this is very unprofessional to do so but that is all I could think of at that time.
 
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HCL is not a company to work for.Same is the case for DSL Software,HCL and Duesche Bank company.
Managers in Indian IT companies are anyway not descent.These companies are earning lot of profit.as a result they show this arrogance.
 
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Originally posted by Arjunkumar Shastry:
HCL is not a company to work for.Same is the case for DSL Software,HCL and Duesche Bank company.
Managers in Indian IT companies are anyway not descent.These companies are earning lot of profit.as a result they show this arrogance.



I'll agree. HCL's HR was the worst HR I have ever talked to. I have never been to their interview but received a call from them saying that my resume is shortlisted and they want me to come for an interview.
In the first telephonic call he wanted phone numbers of my company's Project Manager and HR manager. I politely requested him to talk to them only after they have met me and decided to give me an offer. He very bluntly told me "Don't waste my time, either give your references or we are not interested in you".
 
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Smita Chopra: Anyways when he asked me at the end of the interview if I had any questions I told him he was very rude and I would not like to work for a company where people like him existed.



Excellent !
And, HCL is definitely not a company to work for going by their work culture. They are such a put off during interviews.
 
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Originally posted by Arjunkumar Shastry:
HCL is not a company to work for.Same is the case for DSL Software,HCL and Duesche Bank company.
Managers in Indian IT companies are anyway not descent.These companies are earning lot of profit.as a result they show this arrogance.



DSL is used to be very good company to work but, after HCL took over they might have spoiled

When I attended interview with DSL I am very much surprised for the kind of questions they asked like:

How many lines of code you developed, how many jsp and java classes you have in your project etc.,
 
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Trust me, HCL is not the only company. Many companies have most incompetent people as their HR. I met one such jerk in iFlex as well, and my counter arguments with him were even stronger (though not rude). Wish you could inject some common-sense in their heads. But individual jerk doesn't mean that the company or its work is bad, but after such encounters you better not accept their offer, if you get one.

In another large, very reputed company I received mail from HR before my interview that I am "rejected", same day I received mail from their manager CCd to another HR that I am called for an interview. The HR person apologized. Thi s happened thrice, and ultimately after all those rounds of technical interviews when I faced HR -- I did ask her about this, and she ony had embarassed smile on her face. I did get the offer, but I did not join the company for several reasons, and one of them was this -- unprofessional and ill-informed HR.

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Er, I worked at HCL Chennai for two years, and all I can say is I or my colleagues did not face anything like what you have said.
 
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And I am working at HCL for 1 year.
Let me assure you I just cannot associate this sort of attitude with my HR

at chennai it is the place to work among the indian it services companies
 
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I worked in HCL(T) gurgaon for a year and faced a lot of issues.For starters,for a period of 6 months I used to reach home at 2 "AM" and would start work at 9 am, would work for 13-14 hours flat for 6-7 days a week.The only reaason why I did it was because I coudnt get a better job in 2002.It was nothing more than a sweatshop maybe worse.

I have heard that the HCL noida centre is better though.Have no idea about Chennai.
 
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i have done twice talking like that to my supervisor but i regretted later.....but if they are a real @#$#@#@#$ then i wont blame you....as i have lost my patience too and told my supervisor i dont want to work with her anymore....
 
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does it feel like the HR makes you feel that you wont get into the company without kissing their feet?

i have felt that before....but we need to get in the company...and the ultimate is the technical part of the application process...once you get there, you can be objective...the technical part usually is more on your skills.....then the salary negotiation, the best part....at these later stages, the HR wont bug you anymore, as you would probably look more important to the company that those in HR
 
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