TITLE

An Over-view of Online Recruitment: The Case of Public and Private Sectors in Tanzania

AUTHOR(S)
Mwasha, Nuran Ally
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
European Journal of Business & Management;2013, Vol. 5 Issue 32, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The online recruitment has been a motivating method for many Organizations around the globe for employees' recruitment. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the online recruitment and selection system in the public and private sectors in Tanzania, by analyzing the general ICT situation, the current online recruitment methods, the challenges on effective operation on online recruitment, the steps taken by government to ensure the favorable environment on ICT sector and the recommendations for future research. According to different surveys as we will discuss later, Tanzania lacks adequate data on online recruitment. For this case, I will use the data about recruitment in general from the study done by Egbert et al, (2009), the available data on corporate websites and other researches related to the internet usage in Tanzania. The results depict that online recruitment is used by different companies in Tanzania though in low rate compared to other sources of recruitment.
ACCESSION #
94437411

 

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