Here at Aspire, we find that many of the candidates we work with are really finding their companies tough for a number of reasons but many realise that these issues could've been spotted before joining the company.
Hong Kong can be a tough market for a career and being sure that you find the right fit for you is not easy.
Thinking about what is really important to you and what you need to avoid is crucial for a long lasting and successful career in your next company. Being "open to anything", as we so frequently hear from job searchers is not necessarily a good thing and there are things that you need to be aware of before you join. After all, you're going to be spending half of your waking hours a week in this place; why go somewhere that makes you miserable? Spot these 7 red flags and know what to avoid.
No matter how desperate you are for a job, or how annoyed you may be at your current gig, there are some companies you’re better off not working for. Even if the money is good, the role seems irresistible, and even your friends say it’s worth a shot, accepting a role at a crappy company can set your career back and even jeopardize your future success. So how do you know which companies to steer clear of? Here at Glassdoor, we don’t like to point fingers because all companies have the tools to change. Nevertheless, here are 7 types of companies that might as well have “Do not apply” flashing on a neon sign in the window.