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Trends in recruitment: a ten‐year retrospective view

Tom Redman (Teesside Business School, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, UK.)
Brian P. Mathews (Teesside Business School, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, UK.)

International Journal of Career Management

ISSN: 0955-6214

Article publication date: 1 April 1995

Abstract

Examines the changing employment market in personnel by comparing recruitment advertisements with their counterparts of ten years ago. Variations over time reflect changes in the values of employers and changes in the nature of employment. Finds that the public sector is now more prominent in recruitment, HRM is developing as a specific function, experience requirements are becoming more specific and the Institute of Personnel Management (IPM) qualifications are more in demand. Overall effectiveness of job advertisements has also improved slightly, but there appears to be ample scope for further development.

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Redman, T. and Mathews, B.P. (1995), "Trends in recruitment: a ten‐year retrospective view", International Journal of Career Management, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 10-16. https://doi.org/10.1108/09556219510083835

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