What is the original “deadly sin” committed by recruiters and candidates alike? Ignoring inquiries on both sides of the hiring fence. Miss Manners would be appalled, and I for one am tired of hearing the whining from both sides. Tough love is the message for today, folks! I care about you enough to share the golden rule of Internet job search and recruiting etiquette. Here’s a clue: It’s as easy as hitting a button.