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No Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA Mar 2013 – Reviewed Apr 16, 2013
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I was contacted by a local Boston-area recruitment firm that Hybris contracted with that I have dealt with before.
After a successful initial telephone conversation with the Hybris hiring manager, during which I was told that the next step would include a trip to Montreal to continue the interview process, I was told that it would be two weeks until the hiring manager was in town in Montreal to receive me.
After one week, I inquired about the travel arrangements, as I needed to block out the travel time at my current employer. I received a one week time frame and did my best to try and work with that, difficult as it was.
The contracted third party recruiter then called me up and she placed great pressure on me to lower my salary expectations, even questioning the complete salary history I had already provided both to her, her associates, and the Hybris hiring manager.
I was very clear on my salary requirements, expecting somewhere in the vicinity of a very reasonable ~$5k increase in total compensation -- honestly, it was not my primary consideration and I was really open to many different compensation configurations as I had outlined. The hiring manager had indicated to me on the telephone that my salary expectations were within their range, and I spelled out exactly where I was currently at in terms of compensation.
The continual pressure made me think that the only way Hybris was going to move forward was if I agreed to take a pay cut before I even had a chance to talk to Hybris about the position and its responsibilities in detail.
Basically, a Hybris fishing trip: I decided to pass on Hybris as it seems they have low pay scales and hammering candidates' compensation requirements lower is their primary recruitment tactic.
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Declined Offer – Interviewed in Montreal, QC (Canada) Feb 2013 – Reviewed Mar 26, 2013
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Attended 2 technical interviews and 1 java refactoring test. Java test was good but can be easily done by reasonably experienced candidates.
Technical interviews were done by people who were way less experienced than me. Asked few technical questions but didnt go too much deep into the subject.
Interview Question – Most of them were easy Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Salary was way too less than I currently make. They should probably dont seek experienced people and waste their time. People with experience deserve atleast to a reasonable extent what they ask for. I was asked to come and interview after they made a note of what I was asking for, but still offered way too much lower. Doesnt look professional. Even HR personnel were not that organized while communicating with me. I will not suggest this company to anyone looking for a good place to work.
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