Imagine going through round after round of interviews for your dream job, being told that you got the job…and then…nothing.
That’s what happened to one London-based worker, who was told she got the job, and never heard from them again. Ghosting by both employers and companies alike is becoming increasingly common. Are we stuck in a spiral?
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#1. Why workers and employers are ghosting each other.
Laura was invited for a final-stage interview at a multinational company in London, and she thought she was on the cusp of landing her dream job.
“It was presented to me as a formality,” she told the BBC. “The interview went well, and I was later told I’d got the job.”
But after that – nothing. Despite those initial guarantees, Laura never got any contract or follow-up emails. In fact, she barely heard from the company at all. She is one of many workers who were ghosted. Instead of sending formal rejection letters, or explaining what happened, her potential employer ignored her.
It’s not just companies, either. Employees are ghosting back. Some of that ghosting is happening during the interview process, while others never even show up to work. Are we stuck in a ghosting spiral? Read more at the BBC.