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Social media and the search for new talent: How organizations can and should – engage with platforms to recruit supply chain managers

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Article publication date: 9 February 2015

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

Social media is now recognized widely as a recruitment tool in major companies. Some industries have been quicker off the mark than others to engage in this way. This article investigates the degree to which social media is now being used for recruitment of global supply chain managers, and considers why it lags behind other sectors and offers a model for addressing the situation.

Practical implications

The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2015), "Social media and the search for new talent: How organizations can and should – engage with platforms to recruit supply chain managers", Strategic Direction, Vol. 31 No. 3, pp. 18-20. https://doi.org/10.1108/SD-01-2015-0004

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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