Round One– Referrals for jobs in your dream company …

Would you pay to be interviewed for a position in a company ?

An interesting business model is being championed by Round One Network Pvt  Ltd. to connect candidates to companies for their job openings. The company has been promoted by an INSEAD graduate, and has been existence for some time now. As per reports it has completed its beta phase and is now rolling out its services.

The Round One model enables jobseekers to register for unofficial phone interviews with employees in a company, and earn a job referral from them. As per a Round One press release – Employees at over 120 companies, including Accenture, American Express, Bank of New York Mellon, Capital IQ, Deloitte, Google, Evalueserve, HP, Infibeam, JM Financial, McKinsey, Nielsen, Samsung, TATA Motors, and ZS Associates, have interviewed and referred candidates through Round One during its beta trial.

You may visit –, for more information and to explore the model. You may also check out more on their business from one of their last years coverage by

For Job Seekers – It may be an interesting opportunity for those who want to get an exposure to a new and interesting business model. As per Round One’s web site they seem to be hiring these days. You may check out for their email address if you want to apply.

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