As a recruiter, you’ve likely had the expereince of having a candidate “go dark.” Maybe they didn’t call you back or they failed to send something they promised to send. Understandably, this likely made you concerned. Did this mean they weren’t serious about the job? Did they lose interest? Or did something personal come up?
According to Brendan Browne, LinkedIn’s VP of Global Talent Acquisition, the best way to get to the bottom of what’s going on and get things back on track is by actually expressing your concern by strategically using the phrase