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The relation of instrumental and symbolic attributes to a company's attractiveness as an employer.
This study adds a new marketing-based angle to the study of the attractiveness of organizations in the early stages of the recruitment process. Drawing on the instrumental-symbolic framework from theExpand
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Measuring Attraction to Organizations
Organizational attractionmeasures are commonly used as surrogate assessments of organizational pursuit. Despite the range in content often encompassed by such instruments, no research hasExpand
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Employer branding in the Belgian Army: The importance of instrumental and symbolic beliefs for potential applicants, actual applicants, and military employees
This study conceptualizes employer brand as a package of instrumental and symbolic attributes. Using a sample of 955 individuals (429 potential applicants, 392 actual applicants, and 134 militaryExpand
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Social Influences on Organizational Attractiveness: Investigating If and When Word of Mouth Matters
Previous recruitment studies have treated potential applicants as individual decision makers, neglecting informational social influences on organizational attractiveness. The present studyExpand
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Tapping the grapevine: a closer look at word-of-mouth as a recruitment source.
To advance knowledge of word-of-mouth as a company-independent recruitment source, this study draws on conceptualizations of word-of-mouth in the marketing literature. The sample consisted of 612Expand
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Organizational Identity and Employer Image: Towards a Unifying Framework
This study aims to bridge two research streams that have evolved relatively apart from each other, namely the research streams on organizational identity and on employer branding (employer image). InExpand
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Personality scale validities increase throughout medical school.
Admissions and personnel decisions rely on stable predictor-criterion relationships. The authors studied the validity of Big Five personality factors and their facets for predicting academicExpand
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How Are We Doing After 30 Years? A Meta-Analytic Review of the Antecedents and Outcomes of Feedback-Seeking Behavior
This study provides meta-analytic estimates of the antecedents and consequences of feedback-seeking behavior (FSB). Clear support was found for the guiding cost/benefit framework in theExpand
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A closer look at the frame-of-reference effect in personality scale scores and validity.
This article contributes to the understanding of why the use of a frame-of-reference leads to increased criterion-related validity of personality inventories. Two competing explanations are describedExpand
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Recruitment-Related Information Sources and Organizational Attractiveness: Can Something be Done about Negative Publicity?
The present study begins to fill a gap in the recruitment literature by investigating whether the effects of negative publicity on organizational attractiveness can be mitigated by recruitmentExpand
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