Sharing the Blame
I read your article (“Ghosting: A Scary New Trend?” November 2018), and it’s a bit unfair to put all the blame of ghosting on employees or job seekers. The issue is just as much, or even more, with hiring managers and recruiters, who never get back to job seekers after phone and in-person interviews or never respond to an email.
It may be that companies don’t get back to recruiters so they can’t get back to job seekers. That’s wrong, too. But as job seekers, we keep all options open because we need to. Ghosting is wrong, but let’s not put the only blame for this on job seekers.