Professor Dineen's research interests span issues related to recruitment, job search, and employee retention. More specifically, he investigates factors that influence the quality of initial applicant pools in organizations, including recruitment message
orientation and mass customization, as well as effort expenditure and resume fraud among job seekers. He also studies employee retention issues that include Human Resource Management inducements and investments and third party employment branding. His research
has been published in outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resource Management Journal, Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology Review, and the Journal of Management.
His most recent work is a result of two research grants from the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation. He has taught Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, and Negotiations courses to undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D.
students. He is currently on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology.