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After Bombay Shaving Company CEO, Pristyn Care co-founder Harsimarbir Singh fights for ‘hustle’ culture

Harsimarbir Singh, co-founder of Pristyn Care, shared the process of screening a candidate and called it “interesting interview hacks” that the company uses “early to screen out motivated people.” The list he shared drew heavy criticism on social media.

The debate started when Bombay Shaving Company CEO Shantanu Deshpande advised freshmen to work ’18 hour days for at least 4-5 years’, to which he was harshly criticized on social media . Deshpande later said his post was not meant to be taken at face value after receiving a lot of backlash.

Now Harsimarbir Singh said his company calls the candidate at 8:00 a.m. – to request an interview to find out if he is an early riser, schedule phone interviews (first round) at 11:00 p.m. to check if they are latecomers and gets the candidates. do a detailed business case to see how they think in the real world.

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The co-founder of Pristyn Care also says that the company asks the candidate to spend 6-8 hours in the office to see their culture and patience, do in-person interviews at 9:00 p.m. to check if they can work long hours of work and does it regularly. Sunday interviews to discover their extraordinary commitment. He also says that, for out-of-town applicants, the company asks them to show up the next day to see their “Hustle.”

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When a screenshot of his post was shared on Twitter, reactions poured in. One user said it was a “classic example of techs being harassed”, while another suggested: “First thing to avoid work if someone is scheduling a call out of hours. work.”

Singh previously defended the “6 p.m.” work culture in a LinkedIn post. He wrote that if you read the biographies of extraordinarily successful people like Dhiru Bhai Ambani, Bill Gates, Sachin Tendulkar, Jeff Bezos and Christiano Ronaldo, you will find He mentions such “common” things as long hours at work, missed family events , the considerable number of failures, the most difficult conditions that break down and work while other peers relax.

What is the hustle culture?

The bustle culture prioritizes work over everything else. Long working days are celebrated while free time is considered lazy. Bustle culture promoters often write and speak with a passion for hard work. expressing the idea that when it comes to success, effort and the willingness to make sacrifices outweigh talent.

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Is the “hustle” culture effective?

According to Deloitte’s Workplace Burnout Survey of 1,000 full-time US professionals, 77% of respondents said employee burnout occurred in their current job. Uncontrollable stress or frustration, according to 91% of respondents, has a negative effect on the According to 83% of respondents, burnout can harm interpersonal relationships. Nearly 70% of professionals think their bosses could do more to prevent or alleviate burnout in their company.

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