PICKING THE RIGHT CANDIDATE FOR THE JOB
Recently, we have interviewed 3 candidates for the position of the new Sales Manager for our subsidiary in Warsaw, Poland. We have reached the decision to appoint Barbara Szarmach. We will briefly describe the candidate's strengths, weaknesses and explain the reasons for the decision why Barbara is the most suitable for this position.
_Firstly, she has a Diploma in Marketing, has been working for Fast-Track since she left school and had the best sales results of the team. This implies she has experience in the areas of developing sales, increasing customer numbers as well as managing the sales team. Therefore, we can fully utilize her potentials and get the best results without having to put her through an extensive, expensive and time-costing training course.
_Moreover, through the interview, we have seen that she is a confident, energetic person, who also has a strong charisma. That is to say she can lead her subordinates in the direction of her strategy for developing sales, make decisions on the outside of her viewpoint being shaken by others, which makes her a determined, natural and persuasive leader. Furthermore, by having those qualities, we can see that she can be an active traveler who can go frequently as the job involve the need of traveling across the region.
_In addition, she is fluent in both Polish and Russian, which is very important as the branch requiring the position is located in Poland where Polish is the regional language and Russian is widely used. Though she is not as excellent in English, she still has a good vocabulary which can be used to at least communicate and we can expect her English proficiency to improve during her time working as a manager because she will be exposed to foreign people, affairs and cultures. _ Besides, her good knowledge of computing also matches a criterion of what the position needs: numeracy skill .Though she...
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