After pouring your heart and soul into sourcing, interviewing, and the volleyball of scheduling, the day has come for that amazing unicorn candidate to meet with the client. You've been waiting all week for this...
... and then you get the email they no-showed for the interview. *gulp*
Or even worse, they've already met with the whole team, everyone loves them and poised to make an offer, only for the candidate to ghost.
Candidate ghosting is a recent phenomenon that has only steadily increased over the last few years.
The more we count on emails, texts, automation, and technology, the easier it is for candidates to feel disconnected form the interview process. The less invested they are, the easier it is to disappear without remorse.