Clues That This Might Not Be the Job for You – Featuring Tim Tolan, Senior Partner Sanford Rose Associates® – Charleston

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | Published July 31 2012

Recruiter Tim Tolan loves to tell the story of a candidate who once went on a job interview and sat in a conference room for five straight hours. Not once during this marathon interview in which he met with a succession of interviewers was he offered food or even water.

That, says Tolan, a senior partner at Sanford Rose Associates in Charleston, SC, was a telling sign that the company would not be a good place to work.

As Tolan and other recruiters point out, when interviewing, there could be lots of signs that taking a certain job might be a bad move. Yes, the economy is bad but sometimes having some jobs may be worse than having no job.

Here are some clues to look for as you search for work.

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