Do you give a recruiter from an agency a third chance? One flat out ghosted me last time and before that she canceled on me due to a conflict at the last minute. I know recruiters are busy and have a lot on their plate, but as job seekers who are also working, it’s a lot to stop our day for an interview. I haven’t had too much luck with recruiters referring me to jobs. I’d rather do that myself. What would be a polite way to decline a third chance?

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I like to frame my recruiter rejections as, “Thank you for reaching out, but I am seeking different opportunities at this time.” That way you don’t have to feel potentially rude for pointing out THEIR past rudeness and you get the point across that your transaction with them is compete.

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I like that! Thank you so much!

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I don’t try to be polite. I aim to be honest and authentic rather than rob them of an opportunity to grow. I provide feedback.

I would say

“ Hello, I appreciate you reaching out for yet another opportunity. I would have loved to connect on this opportunity however, for whatever reason we were not able to connect the last couple of times. Both of our time is extremely valuable, so in the event I do decide to connect with you on this role, can you commit to communicating to me if you need to reschedule, the status of my candidacy, and provide at least 24 hours heads up if you need to cancel. When I commit to meeting with you, I am saying no to speaking with other recruiters and hiring managers. While I’d love to potentially speak further, I also do not want to run the risk of wasting my/your time. I understand life and work gets busy, but do you think this is something you can commit to? If not, then I will continue to focus/ prioritize my time and efforts on other opportunities . “

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You’re welcome. 3 years of boundary work paying off. It’s not easy when dealing with unprofessionalism but we can empower ourselves with BOUNDARIES:-)

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Once ghosted I would have to be desperate or a good explanation why they ghosted me. Blame it on a previous breakdown in communication. Be honest.

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