Labor Market Imbalances and Personnel Recruitment

Raimondo Ingrassia
2019 American Journal of Industrial and Business Management  
When the economy of a country starts to expand or collapse in wealth, it is reflected in the labor market with an impact on employment and personnel recruitment processes. The aim of this article is to investigate the relationship between personnel recruitment and job market imbalances in the various developmental conditions of the macroeconomic environment. Research findings show that employers tend to adopt more active, formal, competitive, targeted, and selective search behaviors in the
more » ... ive cycles of the economy and employment. Conversely, in downturns of the economy and employment, employers tend to be more passive and defensive, relying on informal relationships and, in some cases, institutional intermediaries. Research contributions, managerial implications and limits of this study conclude the article. 1 Personnel recruitment is the set of decisions and actions taken by the employer to identify, attract and find suitable candidates to fill vacant job positions resulting from the business planning process.
doi:10.4236/ajibm.2019.96090 fatcat:tqytmsyejbgw7k2lblaopi4ahq