Q. What is reneging?
A. Reneging is when a candidate has accepted a job offer or even got as far as signing a contract before declining the position. You may even have agreed on a start date with them, but they subsequently fail to show up for work on day one, leaving you wondering what’s happened. Sometimes, candidates who have reneged on a job offer then fail to respond to calls and emails – which can be as worrying as it is frustrating. This practice – AKA ‘ghosting’ – is increasingly on the rise.