I don’t know about you, but every time I see “fast-paced environment” in a job ad, I think that place might be Wall Street-level intense. Job seekers and former job seekers alike, what are the phrases in job ads that make you most wary?
George Takei posted this funny/often-true graphic on Facebook the other day — a reminder to take into consideration the hidden meaning behind phrases in job ads. Though aimed at software developers, many of the phrases are used by recruiters in other industries.
What phrases make you more hesitant about applying for that job or company?