Ten Signs You Will Hate The Job If You Take It

Is the grass always greener on the other side? Even for Biglaw attorneys hoping to make it to the in-house world, the answer sometimes is no:

“Nearly everyone has been in the situation where they’re anxiously waiting for a job offer to arrive — but they’re also dimly aware that if they get the job, they won’t like it. They want the job offer anyway. They can’t afford to think about whether or not they’ll like the job. They need the money! The problem with this kind of decision-making is that it nearly always backfires. When your trusty gut is screaming “Run away — this place and these people are toxic!” your trusty gut is not being fussy. Your gut’s standards are not unreasonably high!”

Read: Ten Signs You’ll Hate The Job If You Take It at Forbes

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