Rebel’s Tips: 5 Red Flags in Job Postings

Finding a job, especially when you have no connections, is difficult even at the best of times.  Sometimes, your location is conspiring against you, and the only decent jobs would take a 2 hour commute every day.  Other times, every job around you will want a specific availability that you just don’t have for whatever reason.  This is not to mention that even when you find a job posting you like, it’s a gamble since the majority of job postings get hundreds of responses.  However, there is another issue at hand that also hurts everyone’s job hunting experience: bad jobs themselves.

Nobody wants to get stuck in a position they hate.  Not only is it mentally toxic to one’s well-being to be in such a situation, it is more likely you’ll just be on the hunt for a new job in a short period of time.  Spotting a bad job can be difficult though, since most of us have little to no familiarity with 99% of the companies out there.  Thankfully, though, there are a few red flags you can spot in job postings themselves that might clue you into the fact it’s a bad job.  Today, I would like to talk to you about five of those red flags in the hopes that you can save yourself time, energy, and soul from some dangerous entrapment.

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