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2 reasons to walk away from a job offer

Can you spot a bad job before accepting it? Here are the indicators to watch for. Don't join a company you'll hate!

In the job seeker process, most interviews take place with senior team members you won't actually be working with. But what about the employees you'll be working with day to day? Will they inspire you or drive you crazy? Companies that want to hire great people (aka, you!) need to already have great people.

In today's interview, Kathryn Minshew, founder and CEO of the innovative career site themuse.com, tells iMedia's Bethany Simpson what matters most in finding the right job match. She also gives tips for branding yourself visually.

(Job and hiring advice begins at 2:00.)

Conversation highlights
0:00 — The potential of big data
0:30 — Discovering a company's culture
1:00 — Digital to drive
2:00 — What a company's employees tell you
2:30 — Find the right company fit
3:20 — A place you don't want to leave
4:00 — Learn from Pinterest, take a good picture
  Run time is 5:10

Kathryn Minshew is The Daily Muse's No. 1 swashbuckler. Prior to founding the company, Minshew worked on vaccine introduction in Rwanda and Malawi with the Clinton Health Access Initiative and previously worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. She's appeared on CNN, Fast Company, PBS, Forbes' 30-Under-30 in Media, and INC's 15 Women to Watch in Tech.

 

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