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Rescinding a Job Offer

​Stories of rescinded job offers have begun to surface, especially in fast-growth industries like technology and real estate, in another sign that the red-hot job market is starting to cool.

Organizations that have been on pandemic-driven recruitment overdrive the past two years have started to tap the brakes over fears of a looming recession. The reversal of hiring plans happened so fast that instead of just slowing down or freezing hiring and canceling requisitions, employers like Coinbase, Redfin and Twitter are rescinding job offers, a painful tactic generally only seen during an economic crisis.

It should be noted that talent acquisition experts caution that the trend of rescinding job offers—while ticking up—is still a blip on the landscape and should not be overblown.

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