No, Job Sabotage isn’t your coworker putting your stapler in Jell-o or getting you blamed for something they did. It’s actually the way we sabotage ourselves when looking for a new job. There are a million ways we can unintentionally sabotage ourselves while on the hunt for a job, preventing us from getting the job we really, really want. If you’re looking to make your next move, here are a few tips to help you stop sabotaging and start rocketing into an awesome new job.
Every day, job seekers look up your reputation as an employer and decide on whether or not they want to click that apply button based on what current and past employees are saying about you. If your reputation supersedes you as a mediocre employer, you’ll lose out on valuable applicants and even more valuable employees to your competitors. Ouch.
Reviewing employers on Glassdoor, we found a trend of complaints across multiple companies, industries and locations. If you’re concerned about losing valuable employees, check out the following top reasons that cause employees to be dissatisfied and seek employment elsewhere: