Organizational Hiring Preferences: Comparison of Traditional and Non-traditional Hiring and Recruitment Practices

Mark A. McKnight, Sherrie Plouchard, Nancy Bizal


Social media is working its way into the modern organization in a more productive manner, and at an aggressive pace, as organizations are beginning to learn how to best implement and use social media practices.  The present research investigates the role of social media and other technology related to the staffing function in organizations.  Specifically, the data reveals tendencies related to how the employment process is anticipated to change in the near future.  Namely, the data suggests that employers will significantly change their usage of video resumes, cover letters, and social and professional networking sites related to the recruitment of new employees in the near future.

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International Journal of Human Resource Studies  ISSN 2162-3058


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