Recruitment strategies in transition economies

by Valmir Nerjovaj

Institution: Kristianstad University
Year: 2014
Keywords: Transition economies; Recruitment strategies; Russia; Mismatching; Competence; Cultural differences; Social Sciences; Economics and Business; Business Administration; Samhällsvetenskap; Ekonomi och näringsliv; Företagsekonomi; Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics; Ekonomprogrammet; Miscellaneous; Övrigt
Record ID: 1342540
Full text PDF: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-13216


This study is concentrated in recruitment strategies and finding the right competence for firms establishing in transition economies. The study is conducted with six Swedish companies operating in Russia and the Baltic States. Thus, this is a qualitative study in order to identify the different strategies used by the companies and why or why not they have been successful. Furthermore this study is based on in-depth interviews that give us the dimensions we need to solve the issue of recruitment in transition economies.  In conclusion the study shows us that major companies have issues when recruiting personnel in Russia and also a guidance what should be done in order to be as successful as possible in process of recruitment.