Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Helpful (1)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Juma Al Majid Group (Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)) in April 2012.
There are three major levels of the interview at Juma Al Majid Genavco Company. First the Branch Manager of the showroom will interview the candidate than the GM of the company and in the last the President of the company.Than the appointment letter will be issued through the HR department of the company and so on till the Joining.
- The most technical question was the study of the market in UAE for commercial vehicles that if they are going on the positive side or the negative after the middle east economic crisis. 1 Answer
I got my salary just little less than what i expected.It was a good negotiation finally.
- Accepted OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Juma Al Majid Group (Dubai (United Arab Emirates)) in March 2009.
I had noticed an ad in the local newspaper and applied via e-mail. Within 1 week, I received a call from their office informing to meet with their Senior Manager for an interview. The interview was very relaxed and I left the place thinking I was very smart and confident during the interview. Unfortunately, it was much later that I realized the person who interviewed me had joined the company 25-30 years back as a helper and climbed the ranks of the organization on account of being a mixed Arab nationality and extremely proficient in "buttering" his seniors. I was asked to meet with the President of the Group for a final interview after about 10 days and then received an Offer Letter after 1 week thereafter.
- The President asked me how I would fit into the culture of the company since I had not worked in an Arab dominated organization earlier. Though I handled that question well, it gave me a deep feeling that the establishment is pro-Arab and that I must be careful in my professional dealings. Answer Question
Since the Offer given to me was nearly 50% lower than market rate, I tried my best to negotiate with the HR. I was told that they will review the salary after 6 months of probation period. I worked in the company for 5 years and my salary had increased by Dhs.1700/- in total......I curse myself for sticking on for so long with such a pathetic company.