Recruitment strategies in transition economies

  • Valmir Nerjovaj
  • Egor Solovev

    Student thesis: Master, one year


    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. 

    Date of Award2014-Dec-01
    Original languageEnglish
    SupervisorTimurs Umans (Supervisor)

    Educational program

    • Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics

    Courses and Subjects

    • Miscellaneous

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Business Administration (50202)


    • transition economies
    • recruitment strategies
    • russia
    • mismatching
    • competence
    • cultural differences

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