Our Bullhorn experts share their tips on how to exorcise ghosting from your recruitment process.

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How to reduce ghosting in recruitment

As the nights grow longer, Halloween's eerie presence gets closer. While some enjoy the thrill of ghost stories and haunted houses, there's one kind of ghosting that's far from fun—the kind that haunts the world of recruitment.

In the realm of hiring, 'ghosting' doesn't involve apparitions or poltergeists; it's about candidates and recruiters going quiet without a trace or explanation.

In this blog, our Bullhorn experts share their tips on how to exorcise this chilling phenomenon, ensuring that no candidate or recruiter is left in the dark.

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Attribute validation error for tag cfloop.

The value of the attribute query, which is currently getCats, is invalid.
 
The error occurred in C:/home/kyloepartners.com/wwwroot2022g/website/priv/views/inner.cfm: line 58
Called from C:/home/kyloepartners.com/wwwroot2022g/website/pub/index.cfm: line 228
Called from C:/home/kyloepartners.com/wwwroot2022g/website/pub/index.cfm: line 185
Called from C:/home/kyloepartners.com/wwwroot2022g/website/pub/index.cfm: line 18
56 :                                     <select id="catDrop" class="marginTop20 teamSelect select-css select-cats dropShadow hoverMe">
57 :                                         <option value="#application.fullpath#/#topNav#" <cfif not isdefined("url.subNav1")>selected</cfif>>All Categories</option>
58 :                                         <cfloop query="getCats">
59 :                                             <option value="#application.fullpath#/#topNav#/#navLink#" <cfif isdefined("url.subNav1")><cfif url.subNav1 EQ navTitle>selected</cfif></cfif>>#navTitle#</option>
60 :                                         </cfloop>

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Date/Time   13-Jun-24 10:30 AM
Stack Trace
at cfinner2ecfm437762444.runPage(C:/home/kyloepartners.com/wwwroot2022g/website/priv/views/inner.cfm:58) at cfindex2ecfm442922250._factor4(C:/home/kyloepartners.com/wwwroot2022g/website/pub/index.cfm:228) at cfindex2ecfm442922250._factor5(C:/home/kyloepartners.com/wwwroot2022g/website/pub/index.cfm:185) at cfindex2ecfm442922250.runPage(C:/home/kyloepartners.com/wwwroot2022g/website/pub/index.cfm:18)

coldfusion.tagext.InvalidTagAttributeException: Attribute validation error for tag cfloop.
	at coldfusion.tagext.QueryLoop.setQuery(QueryLoop.java:103)
	at cfinner2ecfm437762444.runPage(C:\home\kyloepartners.com\wwwroot2022g\website\priv\views\inner.cfm:58)
	at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage.invoke(CfJspPage.java:262)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.handlePageInvoke(IncludeTag.java:735)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.doStartTag(IncludeTag.java:565)
	at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage._emptyTcfTag(CfJspPage.java:4329)
	at cfindex2ecfm442922250._factor4(C:\home\kyloepartners.com\wwwroot2022g\website\pub\index.cfm:228)
	at cfindex2ecfm442922250._factor5(C:\home\kyloepartners.com\wwwroot2022g\website\pub\index.cfm:185)
	at cfindex2ecfm442922250.runPage(C:\home\kyloepartners.com\wwwroot2022g\website\pub\index.cfm:18)
	at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage.invoke(CfJspPage.java:262)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.handlePageInvoke(IncludeTag.java:735)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.doStartTag(IncludeTag.java:565)
	at coldfusion.filter.CfincludeFilter.invoke(CfincludeFilter.java:65)
	at coldfusion.filter.ApplicationFilter.invoke(ApplicationFilter.java:555)
	at coldfusion.filter.RequestMonitorFilter.invoke(RequestMonitorFilter.java:43)
	at coldfusion.filter.MonitoringFilter.invoke(MonitoringFilter.java:40)
	at coldfusion.filter.PathFilter.invoke(PathFilter.java:162)
	at coldfusion.filter.IpFilter.invoke(IpFilter.java:45)
	at coldfusion.filter.ExceptionFilter.invoke(ExceptionFilter.java:96)
	at coldfusion.filter.BrowserDebugFilter.invoke(BrowserDebugFilter.java:78)
	at coldfusion.filter.ClientScopePersistenceFilter.invoke(ClientScopePersistenceFilter.java:28)
	at coldfusion.filter.BrowserFilter.invoke(BrowserFilter.java:38)
	at coldfusion.filter.NoCacheFilter.invoke(NoCacheFilter.java:60)
	at coldfusion.filter.GlobalsFilter.invoke(GlobalsFilter.java:38)
	at coldfusion.filter.DatasourceFilter.invoke(DatasourceFilter.java:22)
	at coldfusion.filter.CachingFilter.invoke(CachingFilter.java:62)
	at coldfusion.CfmServlet.service(CfmServlet.java:226)
	at coldfusion.bootstrap.BootstrapServlet.service(BootstrapServlet.java:311)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:227)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:162)
	at coldfusion.monitor.event.MonitoringServletFilter.doFilter(MonitoringServletFilter.java:46)
	at coldfusion.bootstrap.BootstrapFilter.doFilter(BootstrapFilter.java:47)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:189)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:162)
	at org.apache.tomcat.websocket.server.WsFilter.doFilter(WsFilter.java:53)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:189)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:162)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:197)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:97)
	at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:541)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:135)
	at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:92)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:78)
	at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:377)
	at org.apache.coyote.ajp.AjpProcessor.service(AjpProcessor.java:463)
	at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProcessorLight.process(AbstractProcessorLight.java:65)
	at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol$ConnectionHandler.process(AbstractProtocol.java:889)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.NioEndpoint$SocketProcessor.doRun(NioEndpoint.java:1743)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.SocketProcessorBase.run(SocketProcessorBase.java:49)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1191)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:659)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.TaskThread$WrappingRunnable.run(TaskThread.java:61)
	at java.base/java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:834)