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Never ghost anyone. It's so rude.

US companies ghost candidates all the time. They actually do it on purpose, partly out of a fear that explicit rejections (especially with reasons given) may elicit lawsuits.

Our applicant tracking systems won't be upset if you ghost them/us. Your application will simply expire after a while.

Ghosting individuals? Sure, definitely rude.

Recruiters acting in a professional capacity or companies, both of whom would ghost you without a second thought? I gotta say I don’t really see the problem.

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