Attitudes toward e-recruitment. An explorative study in Romania


  • Laurentiu Tiru West University of Timisoara, Romania 0000-0002-9782-6735
  • Mădălina Mohorâta West University of Timișoara, Romania



This paper uses a measurement scale to identify the vision of individuals in relation to online recruitment. The main objectives seek to identify what sources of recruitment respondents prefer, whether their opinions are differentiated by gender and age; the occupational status is an important variable which might change the participants’ opinion on the effectiveness of recruiting websites. The key objective of this paper is to emphasize the relationship between social media and recruitment, more precisely how is the entire process by the virtual environment. Based on the obtained results we may conclude that people who tend to use Facebook above the average are inclined to use and to have a positive attitude with respect to recruiting platforms. Furthermore, it can be noticed that people who would choose as a primary source of search of a job the recruitment websites display differences in perception compared to the other respondents. The conclusions drawn from this research are that age and gender are not a variable which displays differences in perception. Yet, based on the obtained results we may notice that the preferences for the use of recruiting platforms influence their opinions.


human resources, recruiting process, HR methods


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How to Cite

Tiru, L. and Mohorâta, M. (2020) “Attitudes toward e-recruitment. An explorative study in Romania”, Academicus International Scientific Journal. Vlora, Albania, 11(21), pp. 73–88. doi: 10.7336/academicus.2020.21.07.