Online Recruitment Analytical Essay by Nicky

Online Recruitment
Looks at the use of the Internet by companies to recruit workers.
# 147867 | 3,875 words | 20 sources | APA | 2011 | US

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This paper relates the history of online recruitment and evaluates its effectiveness as a human resource tool. Next, the author reviews different ways that companies apply this method to their benefit. The paper concludes that companies must have a state-of-the-art online recruiting system to distinguish themselves from other companies competing for talent and to reduce costs through efficiency gains and enhanced communication.

Table of Contents:
Evolution of Online Recruiting from the Beginning until Present Date
Recent Developments and Future Prospects of Online Recruitment
Different Forms of Online Recruitment
How Companies Utilize These Different Forms of Recruitment to Their Advantage
Effectiveness of These Recruitment Methods and if Companies Continue to Use Them or not Use Them

From the Paper:

"Increased flexibility of online recruitment is also making companies to increasingly use it as the most potent form of recruitment. The conventional boundaries that separated print media, ad agencies handling recruitment, recruitment consultancies and tech companies are getting blurred. In the opinion of Dhruvakanth B. Shenoy, Vice President, Asia,, the proliferation of online recruitment industry has been driven with the adoption of technology by prospective employers and Internet penetration."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Armstrong, Michael. (2006) "A handbook of human resource management practice" Kogan Page Publishers.
  • Arthur, Diane. (1998) "Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting & Orienting New Employees" AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn.
  • Bidgoli, Hossein. (2003) "The Internet Encyclopedia"John Wiley and Sons.
  • Falcone, Paul. (2001) "The Hiring and Firing Question and Answer book" AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn.
  • Grossnickle, Joshua; Raskin, Oliver. (2000) "Handbook of online marketing research" McGraw-Hill Professional.

Cite this Analytical Essay:

APA Format

Online Recruitment (2011, August 01) Retrieved August 16, 2022, from

MLA Format

"Online Recruitment" 01 August 2011. Web. 16 August. 2022. <>