Benefits of Employees Social Network Sites Profiles for Job Applicants

Tom Sander, Biruta Sloka, Henrijs Kalkis (Coresponding Author)

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Abstract

This paper investigates the benefits of social network site (SNS) profiles of employees for candidates. The research is interested in identifying the value of information contained within SNS profiles to applicants. The knowledge that potential candidates use SNS profiles during the employment seeking process is important for companies to know how to use such profiles successfully. The digitalization and change of the labor market are new circumstances for companies. That needs innovative and new solutions to support the employment seeking process. The research used an online survey for target group with 362 respondents per analyzed item. This research provides a deeper insight into the operations of SNSs profiles and provides explanations as to how and why individuals use SNSs.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Human Factors, Business Management and Leadership - Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, and the AHFE International Conference on Human Factors in Management and Leadership
EditorsJussi Ilari Kantola, Salman Nazir
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages219-231
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9783030201531
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventAHFE International Conference on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, and the AHFE International Conference on Human Factors in Management and Leadership, 2019 - Washington D.C., United States
Duration: 24 Jul 201928 Jul 2019

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume961
ISSN (Print)2194-5357
ISSN (Electronic)2194-5365

Conference

ConferenceAHFE International Conference on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, and the AHFE International Conference on Human Factors in Management and Leadership, 2019
CountryUnited States
CityWashington D.C.
Period24/07/1928/07/19

Keywords

  • Employment
  • Human resources
  • Recruiting
  • Social network

Field of Science

  • 5.2 Economy and Business

Publication Type

  • 3.1. Articles or chapters in proceedings/scientific books indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database

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