Hiring Warehouse - Ghosting
Is it just our industry (wholesale plumbing) or is everyone seeing a lot of ghosting going on? We have hired a couple new employees they show up for few days then they just don't show up or call or respond to anything at all. I have seen this several times this year. It's just crazy. In my 16+ years this is the first time I've seen so much of it!
I am in wholesale distribution and have seen the same. We have tried many different tactics to improve our retention with mixed results. Ultimately improving our onboading and creating a "buddy" system has had the greatest impact in retaining new hires.
We have also had many candidates ghosting post offer which we have not been able to improve much.