E-recruitment and its effect on firm performance: the mediating role of HRM capabilities in the context of Saudi Arabia
Sulaiman Saleh Alateyah
Researchers and practitioners regard e-recruitment as a competitive tool. However, current knowledge on e-recruitment mechanisms that affect firm performance remains unclear. Based on the dynamic capability’s perspective and the view of a hierarchy of capabilities, this article proposes a model to examine how e-recruitment affects firm performance through HRM capabilities in the Saudi Arabia context. SEM was used to analyse the data collected from 860 respondents. Survey data show that HRM capabilities fully mediate the influences of e-recruitment on firm performance. In addition to the direct effects, e-recruitment also has indirect effects on firm performance. The paper concludes with implications and suggestions for future research.