A Great Job on Paper

Posted September 11, 2014
By Clay Cerny


Clients will frequently tell me that they’ve found a great job. That’s half the battle. A job description gives you an idea of what you’d be doing at a given company. It cannot help you with a bigger issue: the people you’ll be working with. A perfect job on paper can turn into a nightmare if your new boss is a micro manager or your co-workers are dysfunctional. When you interview, pay attention to the personality projected by your prospective boss. If possible, ask to meet your co-workers and get a feel for who they are and what they would be like to work with. Take the time to evaluate all aspects of a potential employer, especially the people you will be working with