When you’re gainfully employed, it’s easier to be a clear judge of a bad job than when you’re desperate for your next paycheck. Fortunately for those of us in technical fields, there are usually a lot of jobs going around; it’s really a matter of finding one that doesn’t suck. I put together my thoughts for a piece on the Muse this week. Here are the six red flags I watch for in engineering jobs:
- Lack of Technical Understanding Throughout the Organization
- History of High Turnover
- On-Call Expectation
- Unrealistic Timelines
- Lack of Opportunities for Growth
- A Sense of Crisis
Check out the link to the whole article below.