A job interview is a great chance to gauge the work environment of your new potential workplace, and many people forget this. You may feel that during the interview, you have to put on a performance showcasing yourself in the best possible light in order to secure the job. When in reality, you should be interviewing the company as well. You want to make sure that you can thrive in the work environment, not just get the job.
With that said, it’s a lot easier said than done. Lengthy interview questions can cause a lot of pressure and make it difficult to pay attention to potential red flags. Or maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who’ve never worked for a toxic employer, so you don’t know yet that these key indicators should make you want to run in the opposite direction.
Luckily, these employees have got your back. In the following thread, several employees chimed in with their experiences in toxic work cultures that might actually not seem toxic on the outside, but in all actuality, you want to steer clear. Keep scrolling to read 25+ red flags to look out for in your next interview.