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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Internet Essay

  • Submitted by: maan
  • on January 23, 2012
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 370 words

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International Review of Business Research Papers
                Vol.4 No.1 January 2008 Pp.364-373
Advantages and Disadvantages of Internet Recruitment: A
UK Study into Employers’ Perceptions
Helen Verhoeven* and Sue Williams**
This paper reports on a study into Internet recruitment and selection in
the United Kingdom. It discusses the advantages and disadvantages of
Internet recruitment and selection as identified in literature and
considers those against the views of employers in the United Kingdom.
The results provide clear evidence that the majority of advantages and
disadvantages identified in literature are also experienced by UK
employers and help to lay foundations for future research.  
Field of Research: Human Resource Management
1. Introduction
A review of current literature indicates that the use of the Internet and thus Internet
technology is changing (Kinder 2000), transforming (Piturro 2000; Searle 2003;
Veger 2006) some would say revolutionising (Hansen 1998) the way in which human
resource departments recruit job candidates. Nevertheless, very limited research
has been carried out in this area to date. Young and Weinroth (2003, p.11) refer in
this respect to “the currently minimal field of Internet recruitment literature, while
Lievens et al. (2002, p.586) describe it as “very scarce”. Furthermore, existent
literature in the areas focuses mainly on the United States of America (USA) rather
than on European countries. Reasons for this might be the relative newness of the
topic, the rapid pace of change which makes information quickly out of date (Bartram
2000) and the advancement of the practice in the USA. This paper seeks to identify
advantages and disadvantages of the use of Internet recruitment and selection and,
furthermore, aims to consider those against the views of employers in the United
Kingdom. The results help to describe the phenomenon and thus aid in a process
which is perceived...

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