Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal’s CV going viral on LinkedIn


Final week, a put up went viral on LinkedIn mentioning Parag Agarwal, the brand new CEO of Twitter and his profession graph through the years. Shockingly, this isn’t one thing you’d count on from a CEO of an organization. For these unaware, LinkedIn is knowledgeable networking and profession improvement web site that permits job seekers to put up their CVs and employers to put up jobs.

The put up was shared by Nishchay Jain, Senior Recruiter, Mastek Digital, the place he identified some patterns in Parag’s CV (Curriculum Vitae). Within the put up, Nishchay shared an image of Parag’s skilled expertise as talked about on his LinkedIn bio, exhibiting the various gaps between the time Parag moved from one firm to a different and how briskly he labored.

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Within the put up, Nischay wrote, “9 out of 10 recruiters would have rejected Parag Agarwal’s profile as a result of gaps in his profession and frequent job adjustments. If Twitter HR had accomplished the identical 10 years in the past, they might have Would have misplaced a gem. A genius who has develop into their new CEO.”

Parag Agarwal joined Twitter in 2011 as an promoting engineer and later assumed the title of Twitter’s ‘Distinguished Software program Engineer’. He was then appointed because the ‘Chief Know-how Officer’ in 2017. However earlier than becoming a member of Twitter, Parag labored in varied firms like AT&T, Microsoft and Yahoo and there have been gaps between them from one job to a different.

Nischay wrote the put up questioning the present job situation within the nation the place employers do not consider in taking gaps of years or in hiring them if one has. “I used to be shocked to see their profile as a result of I is also a kind of 9 recruiters. Is it time to vary hiring practices? What do you assume?” He wrote additional.

37-year-old Parag Agarwal was appointed as the brand new CEO of Twitter on November 29. He’s a graduate of IIT-Bombay, succeeding Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey.



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