Im not too sure about this sorry.
Answered - Sales Assistant (Current Employee) - Wales
Because the area manager has to pretend to be busy and important otherwise he will be looking for a proper job
To make sure that the job role suits the person and has a full understanding of whats expected of him/her.
Answered - Warehouse Operative/Picker (Former Employee) - Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
I don't know the answers never looked into this
Answered - Customer Service Advisor (Former Employee) - Portsmouth, Hampshire
Perhaps this is because the area manager overseas all the store in that region and so they want to see who they may be dealing with if they come to the store.
Answered - Sales Advisor (Former Employee) - Chester
To make sure your fit for the job.
Answered - Key Holder/Supervisor (Current Employee) - London