Recruitment Methods and Vacancy Duration
AbstractData from a national (U.K.) sample of job vacancies was used to explore the factors determining job vacancy duration. Banded durational dat a necessitated the use of regression techniques which allow for a qua litative dependent variable. The chosen approach was a polychotamous ordered probit model. The choice of recruitment methods by firms was found to be highly significant. Between recruitment methods the stand ard relativities emerged; informal methods fill vacancies fastest-new spaper advertisements are slowest. Copyright 1988 by Scottish Economic Society.
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