Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Employer branding and its relation with HR functions of employee recruitment and retention: A review of literature

Buy Article:

$20.47 + tax (Refund Policy)

The current recruitment scenario, which is highly dynamic and challenging, calls for the attention of academics and practitioners alike. Recently, several studies were conducted to understand the possible relationship between employer branding and employee retention (Gilani & Cunningham, 2017; Wilden, Gudergan, & Lings, 2010). In the present study, an attempt has been made to explore the impact of employer branding on employee recruitment and retention. A comprehensive literature review of previous studies on this topic was conducted, in an attempt to understand the influence of employer branding on each aspect of recruitment. For this purpose, concepts from signalling theory, person-organisation fit and social identity were considered. Careful analysis of previous studies reveals that employer branding has an impact on an organisation's ability, not only to recruit, but also to retain, desired employees. Further, the organisations which are able to successfully project their images as potential employers of choice are bound to reap benefits in the long run.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 2019

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more