Cases in Human Resource Management provides students with insights into common challenges, dilemmas, and issues human resource managers face in the workplace. Using a wide variety of well-known companies and organizations, author David Kimball engages students with original, real-world cases that illustrate HRM topics and functions in action. Each case is designed to encourage students to find new solutions to human resource issues and to stimulate class discussion. Case questions challenge students to think critically, apply concepts, and develop their HRM skills. The contents are organized using the same topical coverage and structure as most HRM textbooks, making Kimball the ideal companion for any introductory HRM course.

Recruiting Job Candidates

Recruiting Job Candidates
Recruiting Job Candidates
Case 5.1. The Recruiting Process: The Growth of E-Recruitment in Recruiting Job Candidates

The most popular place to look for prospective employees used to be classified ads in newspapers. However, electronic recruitment (e-recruitment) in the last few years has certainly taken the number one spot for finding new employees.

What are the different type of e-recruitment platforms? They include websites such as Facebook, Blogs, Google+, LinkedIn, Myspace, Podcasts, Twitter, YouTube, and Each form of e-recruitment is a growing area for human resources to find prospective employees.

Companies used to be able to communicate in a downward, one-way fashion when the only real form of looking for prospective employees were newspaper advertisements. Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn create ...

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