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Ethical Issues: Standards of Conduct

  • Fundamental issue pertaining to interviews: If you are granted an interview and you accept the invitation, then you must ATTEND. 
  • No-showing for an interview is considered one of the most unacceptable and discourteous behaviors that can be exhibited in a job search. 
  • Be aware that failing to show up for an interview without proper notice and without reason acceptable to the employer can result in loss of future interview privileges. All students should read and understand: