People are now “ghosting” at work, so we looked into the word’s long history


#TIA – The new prevalence of “ghosting” in culture and relationships occasions our interest in the word if not the psychology.

“Anyone who has lived through a recession or two—and will therefore never take for granted the availability of jobs—might be aghast to learn of a nascent trend in the labor market: People are “ghosting” employers, according to LinkedIn.

If you’re old enough to vividly remember the last recession, however, you might also need an interpreter for this one. To “ghost” means what again? And where did it come from?”

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