Sometimes the warning signs that you might not want to work somewhere are readily apparent as if someone commissioned them to be made in neon and hung in the lobby for all to see. Other times, they’re not so obvious, and it’s highly likely you won’t notice them until you’ve started working there and have learned to read between the lines.
These workers came together in a viral internet thread to share their stories and experiences to help uncover some of the things that we might be missing in interviews and in our own workplaces that are cleverly disguised or hidden red flags.
Keep reading to see a selection of the best answers from this thread, which was shared to Reddit’s r/askreddit community by Reddit user BackgroundChapter970. For more, check out this collection of super strange reasons that people got fired from their jobs, including stealing jelly beans.