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Troubling recruitment trends call for "ethical reboot"

Great Resignation commentary has exacerbated instances of talent attending interviews they have no intention of accepting jobs for, prompting the need for an "ethics reboot" on both sides, a recruiter turned branding expert says.

Many employees are applying for roles and accepting interviews in order to leverage a counter-offer or promotion from their current employer, says communications specialist Sue Parker, of Dare Group Australia.

This is evident from a recent LinkedIn poll, which highlighted the extent of these practices.

But applicants say they feel justified in their behaviour because so many employers advertise roles and interview candidates despite having already selected someone for the job, Parker says...

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