Recruitment of a Star

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If you were Stephen Conner, who would you hire, and why?
In the case study of “Recruitment of a star” there are four candidates for the job offered by Stephen Conner. They are Gerald Baum, David Hughes, Sonia Meetha and Seth Horkum. Among all, my choice is Seth Horkum. There were several positive aspect which made him my first option such as his time management (being at interview before the schedule), his prior experience with PowerChip company (Upcoming client for RSH), his long term commitment (15 years of service @ Jefferson Brothers) which allows dependency and loyalty.
With all the above aspects and the intelligence he exhibited in the interview makes him the best fit for the job.

What problems does Stephen Conner face?
When Stephen let Peter go, the biggest problem was to find the right replacement at the earliest. So the time was the key factor because it was the time when they were in need of a senior analyst to get started with the new client (PowerChip Company). Apart from that, he was facing a lot of concerns from the senior executives of the organization about his decision of letting Peter go. In fact they were more upset with his decision of making Rina who was an assistant to peter and joined the organization just 3 years ago as a substitute for Peter.

What should Peter's replacement look like, and which of the candidates best fits this description? (Page 4)
Peter was extremely intelligent and his analytical skills were superior. So if one has to replace Peter must be of the same cadre and fit into the same shoe. He was always and achiever and go getter. His priorities were time management, resource management and competency at work. So to find the best replacement, there must be another Peter with the similar skill set and attitude. So at this juncture, Seth and Sonia are the best fit because
Seth is punctual, ambitious and if opportunity…...

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