Student Opinions of the Efficacy of Select Moethods of External Recruitment with Special Focus on Online Methods

Iwona Z. Czaplicka-Kozlowska
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XXIV, Special Issue 3, 171-184, 2021
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/2421


Purpose: This research aimed to assess the efficacy of select methods of external recruitment, with a special focus on online methods, as viewed through the opinions of students. Design/Methodology/Approach: Studies were conducted in April 2019 using the diagnostic poll method and a questionnaire as the tool of the survey research technique. The verification of the posed hypotheses was conducted with a statistical analysis using the IBM SPSS Statistics 25 suite. The suite served to analyse basic descriptive statistics, Student’s t-test for independent samples and a chi-squared test of independence. Findings: The results revealed that job-seekers predominantly conduct their searching on the Internet. As the respondents indicate, this is also the most effective method. Practical Implications:. The effectiveness of selected methods of external recruitment determined in the research may facilitate their proper selection. This, in turn, would allow to select an appropriate group of potential job candidates. At the same time, the dynamics of changes in the labor market requires constant monitoring of the usefulness of recruitment methods. Originality/Value: Acquaintance with modern methods of recruiting employees is necessary to obtain candidates meeting the employer’s expectations. From this point of view, it becomes extremely important to assess the effectiveness of selected methods of external recruitment.

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