Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 243–253 | Cite as

Corporate Social Performance and Attractiveness as an Employer to Different Job Seeking Populations

  • Heather Schmidt Albinger
  • Sarah J. Freeman


This study investigates the hypothesis that the advantage corporate social performance (CSP) yields in attracting human resources depends on the degree of job choice possessed by the job seeking population. Results indicate that organizational CSP is positively related to employer attractiveness for job seekers with high levels of job choice but not related for populations with low levels suggesting advantages to firms with high levels of CSP in the ability to attract the most qualified employees.

corporate social performance corporate social responsibility employee recruitment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heather Schmidt Albinger
    • 1
  • Sarah J. Freeman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BusinessConcordia University WisconsinMequonU.S.A.
  2. 2.School of Business AdministrationUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeU.S.A.

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