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Recruiting intensity

Jason Faberman ()

IZA World of Labor, 2014, No 21, 21

Abstract: To hire new workers, employers use a variety of recruiting methods in addition to posting a vacancy announcement. The intensity with which employers use these alternative methods can vary widely with a firm’s performance and with the business cycle. In fact, persistently low recruiting intensity helps to explain the sluggish pace of US job growth following the Great Recession.

Keywords: hiring; vacancies; recruiting; business cycle; unemployment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E24 J60 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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