Recruitment of a Star Essay

591 Words Jun 1st, 2014 3 Pages
Andres De La Riva
May 17, 2014
Recruitment of a Star

After reading “Recruitment of a Star”, it has become convincingly evident that only one candidate stood out among the rest with regard to RHS’s corporate values, analytical requirements and contribution potential. Although all candidates show strong qualifications, the candidate I am referring to is Sonia Meetha. First of all Mrs. Meetha’s credentials are extremely impressive. After seeking feedback from people whom Mrs. Meetha has work with, it was reported that her work is thorough, solid and insightful and that companies have come to rely on her work. She was recognized as an “up and comer’ as per II standards, which is exactly where I think she should be so that the
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What really stood out to me was that fact that throughout her career she didn’t realize what compensation looked like for someone with her qualifications, which leads me to believe that she performs mostly for the love of her chosen profession rather than for compensation. This is a great asset due to the fact that with the atmosphere fostered at RHS, she is not likely to be swayed away by a competitor via compensation packet and that she would not be likely to try to use compensation as leverage for her services. Some concerns that were brought up were that she would find it hard to adapt to a huge firm (coming from a boutique) and older analysts were uneasy about hiring the mother of two small children, schedule flexibility and travel. Mrs. Meetha was able to make a huge change from a California firm whose culture was more relaxed into her current position where she has thrived with more work at a faster pace. Also, I believe this stereotype of the “working mother” is long overdue to be erased. She has shown through her career an ability not just to perform what’s required of her, but also to stand out and shine in her profession. For these reasons and more, I believe that the right candidate for the position is Mrs. Sonia

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