JobMate No Show & Cancellation Policy
An on-campus interview “No-Show” is defined as someone who:submits a resume expressing interest in an on-campus interview and is accepted by an employer for an interview; BUT
declines the interview invitation for any reason other than having already secured employment; OR
simply does not sign up for a scheduled interview time; OR
cancels the interview after signing up for a scheduled interview time in less than 48 hours prior to the interview; OR
does not report to the interview.
A student/alum may decline an interview invitation (if having already secured employment) or may cancel an interview without incurring a no-show penalty IF they email the employer a letter of apology and explanation at least 48 hours prior to the interview date. If declining an interview invitation due to having already secured employment, the student/alum must also complete the Career Center’s Annual Employment Survey online to report their hire. In both cases, the student/alum should copy Kristin Knopf at email@example.com when he or she sends the letter of apology and explanation to the employer.
A mock interview "No Show" is defined as someone who:
signs up for a mock interview with a Career Center staff member or
employer volunteer; BUT
An externship “No-Show” is defined as someone who: signs up for an externship opportunity;
A Spur Connections No Show is defined as
arranges an information interview
or job shadowing experience with a mentor in the
Spur Connections database;
First violation of the No-Show & Cancellation Policy: Students/Alumni will be given 24 hours following the
scheduled "event" (on-campus interview, mock-interview,
externship, or mentor information interview or job shadowing) date to write a letter of apology and explanation to the employer/mentor/mock
interviewer as appropriate. Students/Alumni must email this directly to the employer/mentor/mock
interviewer using the subject line “letter of apology/explanation” and
must copy firstname.lastname@example.org in the Career Center. If preferred, students/alumni can submit two copies of this letter to Kristin Knopf in the Career Center with a stamped envelope that is addressed to the employer/mentor/mock
interviewer contact. If no letter has been written within 24 hours,
the student/alumni JobMate account will be set to * Inactive status until the letter is written.
* If a student/alumni JobMate account is set to inactive status, the student will not be permitted to participate in any previously scheduled or upcoming on-campus interviews, mock interviews, externships, or mentor information interview or job shadowing until the account is returned to active status.