Why do companies post open jobs only after a hire has been identified, or skip posting altogether? The practice is legal and ubiquitous, but frustrating for job-seekers, who don’t realize they’re applying for phantom positions.

By Lauren Weber and Leslie Kwoh, The Wall Street Journal

John Nottingham says he was planning to hire a new design manager eventually. But when he heard a talented fellow alumnus of his design school was looking for a job, he wasted no time: He created an opening and hired the man right away.

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