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Food For Thought: Have you ever been ghosted?

Source | Linkedin | Natalie MacDonald | News Editor at LinkedIn

Have you ever been ghosted? Once confined to the dating world, an increasing number of job applicants are being “ghosted,” according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

A job candidate aces an interview only to have a company pull away during the hiring process without explanation. • More on that here.

Ghosting: the practice of ending a relationship by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication.

Andrew Morris from Robert Half told LinkedIn that while a company or recruiter may not mean to have “bad manners”, this poor experience — much like in dating — can quickly become a tale shared with friends, and fast snowball into poor PR.

Republished with permission and originally published at Natalie MacDonald’s Linkedin

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