Miguel Olave waited 35 minutes for an interview. Then he walked out.
He was absolutely right to do so.
Five minutes, sure. Ten minutes, I’ll even give you a pass. But, when you let a candidate site for 35 minutes without acknowledging him, you’re going to lose that candidate.
Note, what I said–you’re losing the candidate.
So many hiring managers and recruiters still see it as a hirer’s market and figure they can just treat candidates like they have for years–as expendable. There will always be another candidate.
But, with an unemployment rate that reached a 50-year low