African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4131

Full Length Research Paper

Recruitment strategies of the banking industry in Nigeria: The head hunting panacea

TAFAMEL, Ehiabhi Andrew
  • TAFAMEL, Ehiabhi Andrew
  • Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.
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AKRAWAH, Onutomaha Dennis
  • AKRAWAH, Onutomaha Dennis
  • Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 29 May 2019
  •  Accepted: 03 July 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2019

Abstract

The purpose of the study is to examine the effect of headhunting recruitment strategy on employee retention strategy in the Nigerian banking industry. The objective is to examine the effect of headhunting recruitment strategy on employee retention in the banking industry. The study makes use of primary data by administering structured questionnaire to employees of Zenith Bank Plc, a money deposits bank in Egor local government area, Oredo local government area, and Ikpoba Okha local government area in Benin City of Edo State of Nigeria and Stata 13.0 statistical tool is used for the analysis of data. The results show that headhunting recruitment strategy has a significant positive effect on employee retention strategy while selection practice has a significant positive effect on employee retention strategy.

Keywords: Employee retention strategy, headhunting recruitment strategy, recruitment, selection practices.