The job market is so good, candidates aren’t even showing up for interviews

With very low unemployment rates and vigorous competition for workers, many prospective hires are just not showing up for interviews or even for first days of work — a situation that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago. This is an unwise move for potential job seekers — it can cause problems if you apply for a job with the same organization at a later time, or if word gets around. Companies have been accelerating the hiring process and requiring reimbursement for plane tickets booked for prospective hires who do not show.

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