Originally published in Fortune
We asked people from all across the professional spectrum to give us the telltale signs of a bad employer. Here’s what they said.
Start date as immoveable object
Brenda Christensen, president of Stellar Public Relations in San Francisco, said that a new boss had promised to call her with the start date of a job in a new city, to give her time to relocate. However, he didn’t call until three days before he expected her to show up.
“He seemed quite perplexed that I couldn’t pull an ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ head boink or a Samantha nose-twitch and magically appear at his doorstep on that appointed day,” she said.