Exploring the Causes of Recruiting Failure


With the continuous development of social economy, competition among enterprises has evolved into the talent competition. Talents as the important resource of the enterprises have drawn extensive attention. As an important access for the enterprises to absorb talents, recruiting is not only the important means of achieving human resources increase in an organization, but also ensuring the long development of the organization. However, the work of recruiting human resources in many enterprises are inefficient or ineffectiveness. Given this, this paper summarizes the views of recruiting effectiveness according to the related literatures domestic and abroad, and it analyzes four key causes of recruiting failure and provides corresponding solutions.

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Sun, L. (2015) Exploring the Causes of Recruiting Failure. Journal of Service Science and Management, 8, 42-45. doi: 10.4236/jssm.2015.81005.

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