Job seekers are notoriously eager to believe things. They’re not necessarily gullible or naïve, but they often want to think optimistically about every “opportunity” that crosses their path. Sometimes, they’re just so desperate to find a job, that they ignore critical job search red flags—clear indicators that a role isn’t what it appears to be. As a result, they can be easily tricked, scammed and taken advantage of.
When you ignore job search red flags, you can end up with major disruptions in your life and your career. You could find yourself in a very, very bad situation which could have been prevented if you were only a little more skeptical during your job search.
Here are 5 job search red flags to watch out for. If (and when) you see them, run fast and far! These are tell-tale signs that something isn’t quite right, and you don’t want to stick around long enough to figure out what that is.[Read more…] about 5 Job Search Red Flags to Watch Out For