Susana de Juana-Espinosa, Jose Antonio Fernandez-Sanchez, Encarnacion Manresa-Marhuenda , Jorge Valdes-Conca
1 Department of Management - Department of Business Administration, Department of Management, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University2 Department of Business Administration - Management, Department of Management, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University3 Department of Management, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University4 Department of Management, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University5 Department of Management, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University
The move towards a virtually organised recruitment process
E-recruitment, also known as online or web-based recruitment, is little discussed in research from an organizational perspective. The purpose of this chapter is therefore to analyze and discuss the process of e-recruitment, its key constituents and organizing principles. In doing so I draw on the results of a qualitative study conducted in 2008-2009, and on data stemming from industrial reports, articles from practitioner magazines, and in-depth interviews. The chapter provides a summary of e-recruitment properties and a composite matrix of the overall elements of e-recruitment organizing. E-recruitment is viewed as a case of virtual organizing- the organization of processes and activities which, via technology and human agents, facilitate time- and space-independent interaction and collaboration. In closure I offer a brief discussion of implications of the findings for HR managers and professionals and avenues for future research and.
Human Resource Management in the Digital Economy: Creating Synergy Between Competency Models and Information, 2012, p. 80-95