Avoid A Bad Boss By Seeing If Others Avoid Them At The Interview

Avoid A Bad Boss By Seeing If Others Avoid Them At The Interview

A bad boss can make even the best job intolerable. You might not know if they’re difficult during the interview, but the boss’s coworkers know. See how others react to your potential supervisor to get some insights into the person’s work style.

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We’ve shared some tips on how to get insights on your future boss like seeing what pronouns they use or checking their references. Forbes shares a few more tips on avoiding a bad boss while at the interview.

As you walk down the hallway to the hiring manager’s office or conference room for your interview, be aware of how other employees react to the manager. Are they friendly and positive toward him/her? Or, do they quickly turn around and walk away or dive behind cubicles to avoid being seen? Look for signs that other employees are afraid of the hiring manager or trying to avoid the person.

Check out the link for a few more ideas on how to avoid a bad boss.

How To Spot A Bad Boss — Before You Accept The Job Offer [Forbes]

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