Ghosted!

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Ghosted? Let’s name the agencies/companies that become apparitions.
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Raise your hand if you think this pandemic is going to be an excuse for increased ghosting activity.

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Email response from a resume submission requesting times to chat and that she's " really looking forward to speaking with me." Three email replies later - crickets. I'm so tired of… more

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Patty Ganaden VMLYR semi-👻...awhile back reaches out, asks me to fill out an info sheet to “get in the freelance system” & hasnt once written me back the very few times I’ve emailed her over 9 m… more

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Ghosting when given real next steps...why? This wasn’t over the phone or email. Actual in person interview. Ugh

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Gmails “nudge” feature does a real good job in reminding who’s ghosting me at the moment.

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This isn’t a ghosted story, but I think you guys might appreciate. Couple of months ago, I got a rejection letter for a position I never applied to. Like, I wasn’t even in the market for a new job...

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Here to instill false hope in all of you! After being ghosted for 3.5 months I just got a job offer. Miracles do happen.

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Nicole at AKQA NY. Beyond bad.

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I’ve been ghosted again. For the 4th time. In a horrible year of forced freelance/unemployment. And these weren’t just initial stage ghostings but like 5+interviews in. In one case... (continued)

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Lucky Generals. I was ghosted after an in person coffee interview and promises of setting up a meeting with the other founders. Just found out another pal of mine had the same experience with them!

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Ellen Curaba sent me an email to schedule a call. Didn’t hear from her. Sent two follow up emails and no answer. No answer to LinkedIn messages. Seen her posting on LinkedIn nearly every day. 🤷‍♂️

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Scale of 1-10, how crazy is it to check-in email the CDs you interviewed with? Unless there’s been a terrible accident I’m pretty sure the recruiter is ghosting me. The not knowing is killing me!

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Code and Theory

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McGarrah Jesse.

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Greetings, Ghosted! bowl members. As 2019 concludes, people who posted here: please let us know if you ever heard back from your ghosters.

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D&G - Nicole Gordon Flaked on 2 calls she set up, blamed time difference since EST & PST are so hard to distinguish then silence, but weeks later reaches out via LinkedIn about the same oppor… more

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Might be opposite of ghosting but still lame: interviewing brand side, lonnng 6+ month process, was told after “final” on-site interviews I was THE top candidate, they should decide soon, then (cont)

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Joseph Golden omnicom

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An in-house recruiter from Publicis reached out two months ago asking for my avails to chat. I responded within a few hours and it’s been crickets...

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