my friend applied for convergys san lazaro site last april 11 and was made to sign a job offer dated april 30. he was so happy because he was told that training would start april 30, that's why he signed. the offer isn't really that high, 15,500 (basic + allowances). he asked about the additional 2,500 allowance from the account and was told that they would still be waiting for the "result" of the final test that he took. that information wasn't given during the interview -- he only found out about it when he was already reading the contract (j.o). he signed it anyway, confident that he would surely pass that test. and as expected, he did. but he only found out about it on the day he submitted his partial requirements, and was made to wait because the contract will be replaced with another now bearing the account allowance that will be added, 18k total. he was also told that the training date will be moved next month -- 30 days more of waiting. he was shocked. although he's heard about this "unfortunate" incidents happen to a lot of people (who applied in convergys san lazaro by back reading this thread), he gave his full trust thinking maybe this time, things have changed. but he felt sorry for himself because he already resigned from his previous job and he still has to wait for another month!? he said that he couldn't afford to wait for a month more, and asked what he'll do if he decides not to pursue with convergys. he was told that a "slot" was already reserved for him, and should he decide not to continue, he should inform them so the slot would be given to somebody else. the person who interviewed him talked him out of his shock and frustration, and he relented. he just accepted a part time job offer while waiting. after 2 weeks he called for an update, and he was told to complete all the requirements and submit it. he said that he'll just submit the rest of the requirements on the day of the orientation -- just being practical to save a trip. he called after a week, and he was told that the training would be moved again for another week. so 2 weeks of waiting. after a week, he called again, and he was told that because he wasn't able to submit the rest of the requirements, he was not prioritized and he will just be included in the next training which is scheduled 3 weeks from that day. what? he expressed that he would be submitting the rest of the requirements on orientation day -- he wasn't told that that could be a bad idea. he doesn't know what to believe anymore. they kept on moving the date. then after 2 months of waiting, he'll get "you were not prioritized because...."
he prioritized convergys. just sad that the company can't do the same with their applicants. he's hoping this will never happen again to anyone. clear and honest instructions should be made. if the training will really start 2 months from now, then tell it straight. what they're doing is making the applicants go for the "bait" of a seemingly IMMEDIATE definite start date. maybe it has worked for some, that's why they kept on doing it. but this practice should stop.