25 Hilarious (and Terrifying) Real-Life Job Interview Red Flags

by Evil HR Lady on August 26, 2019

You can Google lists of red flags for job hunters, but nothing beats actual stories. Some hiring managers really need a good dose of training before they are allowed anywhere near job candidates. Of course, we should be grateful some of them are so unintentionally honest about how awful they are to work for.

A data scientist tweeted this:

Data Bear, PhD @dataandpolitics

What was the biggest red flag you’ve ever gotten during a job interview?5335:36 AM – Aug 20, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy809 people are talking about this

And boy, did people respond! I’ve chosen 25 of my favorite responses, but if you have time, go read the whole thread. It’s hilarious, frightening, and worth your time.

  1. Captain Awkward: Potential boss’s office was a mess – overflowing with clutter. He offered to take my nice expensive wool professional-lady coat from me, looked around, realized he had no place to hang it, so he balled it up and put it under his chair. And then sat down and started asking ?.

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