Information asymmetry is a huge deal breaker.
As a job candidate, your responsibility is to learn about the company as much as possible in advance and be proactive when it comes to ironing out all the interview details.
As a recruiter, your job is to inform the potential hires about their schedule, interview arrangements and any possible changes.
When either party fails to play their part, we end up with a messed up interview and unmet expectations.
Such information asymmetry — that is an exchange where one party has more information than another — is pervasive in larger enterprises.
So if you feel like you may be dealing with one, it’s always best to confirm and then re-confirm all the arrangements and agreements made!