What are some red flags when talking to potential employers?

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When they don’t offer salary/pay rate info, or are reluctant to give it. Or if they imply that you’re there for something other than a paycheck. They’re trying to guilt you into taking less pay than you’re worth.

VVillyD

“We’re like a family” (we demand unconditional loyalty) “We work hard, we party hard” (we expect you to work 60+ hours per week and we will go bowling once a year) “A self-starter” (we will invest no time and energy in you)

Ellsworth_Chewie

When they hire you on the spot they’re understaffed and you’re gonna be doing the work of at least two people.

peachu_

Everyone assures you the dozens of people, who had your position before you, were simply disgruntled or had political agendas to damage the organization. A bigger one is verbal statements become totally different, whenever it becomes a text or e mail, after you start.

ThePoetZiggy

Finding out they want you to use your personal phone for work.

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