Episode 51: 'Ghosting' - What it Is, What it Means for Your Job Search


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During your job search you’ll likely encounter opportunities that you realize aren’t a good fit for you after you’ve already started the interview process. If you change your mind about moving forward, it’s important to let the employer know, as they’ve likely invested time and resources into interviewing and potentially hiring you. Recently employers have reported an increased frequency of being “ghosted” by job seekers, meaning candidates are blowing off scheduled interviews or accepting offers and then vanishing without notice. As a job seeker it is extremely important that you maintain professionalism in your communication with employers, whether you are interested in their opportunities or not. You never know when ghosting could come back to haunt your job search. In this episode, an Orion Recruiter will join the show to discuss: • Reasons why candidates are ghosting • Negative implications of ghosting • How to handle specific job seeker scenarios in a professional manner

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