Attracting and recruiting quality talent: firm perspectives

  • Oluyemi Theophilus Adeosun Department of Economics, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Adeku Salihu Ohiani Department of Business Administration, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Keywords: Recruitment, Firms, Wages, Labour market, Quality talents


Understanding matching patterns and determinants of attracting quality talents is an underresearchedarea, especially from a firm perspective. Firm’s recruitment strategies have an impact on thesorting patterns in the labour market which remains undetermined. This paper aims to explore the drivers ofattracting and recruiting quality talents. Also, the role of policies including the national labour laws, industrynorms and localised firm policies have on hiring practices and drivers in a developing country.