Personnel selection and adaptation

The priority task in the area of staff recruitment in the Group of Companies is to ensure the business need for highly qualified specialists by maximizing internal candidate allocation and through staff rotation.

The following types of appraisal are used when selecting personnel:

  • appraisal of individual abilities and personal qualities using certified testing procedures as per international standards, as well as determining the proficiency in the English language of all candidates for positions at the Corporate Center and candidates for individual positions within subsidiaries;
  • appraisal of the level of professional and related knowledge, as well as skills in the field of activity.

Zarubezhneft JSC is applying a unified approach and several staff adaptation methods: new employees undergo an adaptation workshop, supervision sessions and workplace workshops are organized, and an individual employee adaptation plan is prepared. For the successful adaptation of its staff, Zarubezhneft JSC has been applying an automated WebTutor personnel management system since 2018: a Personal Account is created for each incoming employee of the Company on their first working day, the employee receives an invitation to take mandatory introductory courses and get acquainted with materials about the Company, including the New Employee’s Guidebook, the Code of Corporate Conduct and other documents.