What are some red flags to watch out for in a company?

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Some red flags to watch out for in a company include high employee turnover rates, a history of lawsuits, and an excessive amount of debt. If a company has any of these warning signs, it's best to do more research before investing in it.


Check if they have financial instability, a lot of employee turnover, or high levels of debt. If the company has any of these characteristics, it's important to do more research before investing in that company.


Look on Glassdoor, usually, the comments about companies are very accurate, 2 years ago I joined a new service company and after being hired I read a comment on glassdoor about toxic competitiveness in the work environment and there was nothing more real than that.

A flag network to take into account is the way in which they treat you at the time of the interview, if they do not treat you well, surely from within it will not be better, I assure you.

For me, an important flag network would be if they have too many processes, that are only transmitted in bureaucracy, and bureaucracy in private companies is nothing more than micromanagement, run from there.

If the company is about engineering but is family-owned, the bosses are people who do not know much about the process or the work as such, they are simply the owner's children, if so, get out of there because they will never be responsible for the mistakes they make.

A major red flag is unethical behavior by company executives, such as fraud or insider trading, and a history of legal troubles. Additionally, if the company is not transparent about its operations or finances, this can be a red flag.

If the company is not forthcoming about their business practices, if they are evasive when answering questions, or if they have a lot of complaints from customers. Additionally, be wary of companies that seem too good to be true

High employee turnover, poor customer service, and financial instability. If a company is experiencing any of these problems, it may be wise to avoid doing business with them.

I had an interview once at a startup where they did a "group" interview with the whole team (10 people). The employees got to ask me any questions they wanted, and I caught a few of them rolling their eyes any time the CEO spoke. I excused myself half way through.

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