As an IHRM director working in a centralized IHRM department, what selection criteria would you utilize to select expatriate managers for your hotels? Tell why you would utilize this selection criteria.
Important to highlight is the emphasis on non-"resume" based selection criteria. In essence, the criteria that make a quality expatriate are often the softer, life skills which are not easily revealed on a two dimensional resume. To properly assess potential candidates, a mix of traditional interviewing and self-assessment tests as well as personal interactions and open-ended questions can help reveal a candidate's readiness and potential success as an expatriate. The following criteria are listed in order of priority for an organization to consider;
1. Attitude and Mindset Criteria
-Open to challenge
-Willing to think outside the box
-Naturally positive/optimistic personality
WHY? Often times the challenges faced as an expat are unplanned, unexpected and draw on many life-skills, which include being reliant in the face of challenge. This can greatly ...
The selection criteria for expatriate managers for hotels are examined.