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10 Ways to Spot the Wrong Job for You

10 Ways to Spot the Wrong Job for You: Author's Note

We've all had our share of nightmare job interviews. I've learned from experience that it's better to beat a professional retreat in these cases than stick around and see what might happen. Like the time a prospective employer warned me that I would "burn out" quickly if I took the job. I thought, "No thank you very much." I said "no" to that job, and I'd encourage readers to do the same if they have the option.

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