‘Ghosting’ is the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly, and without warning, withdrawing from all forms of communication. What was once exclusively used to describe relationships that went sour on dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble, has slowly crept into the corporate world. This particularly applies to the recruitment process when either the candidate or the employer abruptly disengages from the interview process without reason. And this can cause huge problems for both businesses and individuals. The increasing problem with professional ghosting is something that Tom Goodwin, Head of Futures and Insights at Publicis Groupe, wrote about on LinkedIn earlier this month. He said: “We really really have to stop the...
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