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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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I see what you did there.

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Delete some LinkedIn connections that might not like you or your work ethic and see if it helps.

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I was flown across the country to be told by a gcd that an acd, who I was about to interview with, didn’t think I was good enough. As if that wasn’t bad enough, I was then ghosted by said agency. The two after that have actually been in-house agencies where I’ve gotten to salary negotiations and then poof! I just don’t understand what’s going on with our industry. Is it so hard to respond to an email with a short “sorry, we pass”? If I can drag my ass across the city to interview with you 3, 4, 5, SIX TIMES—you can hit the reply button.

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Holy shit! Wow, sorry! It will get better. I know it’s hard to keep this perspective, but if these places are this shitty to you now, they’re going to be way shitty places to work at later. So, fuck’em! Some places are so toxic it just oozes into every facet of the place. Feel bad for’em, seriously.

What places?

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Sorry to hear this. Sadly, I’m in a similar situation. I’m nine months deep being unemployed and it blows. It really, really sucks. But I try to keep my head up, as you should too. Hugs. And thanks for sharing.

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In the same boat 🚣‍♀️

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