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The first volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology introduces key concepts in personnel and employee performance from cognitive ability and the psychological predictors used in assessments to employee and team values. The editor and contributors present a clear overview of key research in the areas of behaviour change and how to assess individual job performance - making Volume I indispensable for anyone working in or studying Human Resource Management.

Recruitment, Job Search and Job Choice: An Integrated Literature Review
Recruitment, Job Search, and Job Choice: An Integrated Literature Review
Xian LiZhaoli Song

Recruitment has been viewed as a process in which organizations attract and hire qualified applicants (Dineen & Soltis, 2010). It includes all types of organizational practices that influence the number and quality of individuals that apply for vacant positions (e.g., Barber, 1998; Chapman, Uggerslev, Carroll, Piasentin, & Jones, 2005; Rynes, 1991). Breaugh (2008) noted that important recruitment objectives include attracting qualified applicants and processing applicants quickly in order to fill positions with qualified workers, as well as gaining high levels of job performance and retention of new hires.

While an extensive amount of research examining recruitment processes has taken an organizational perspective (e.g., Barber, ...

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