It was incredibly frustrating to see that they clearly thought my work was good enough to use but not good enough to land me the job or to be paid for what I'd done.
When it comes to companies using your work without crediting or paying you, things aren’t quite as clear. "It’s not at all ethical for a company to set you a task and use the work you’ve produced without your permission," Ann notes. "If you have concerns about how your work will be used it’s a good idea to find this out before starting the task."
It's not at all ethical for a company to set you a task and use the work you've produced without your permission.
"If this happens, it’s a good idea to speak to the hiring manager or whoever set the task and voice your concerns because there might be a way around it."