Red flags

If You Find a Water Bottle on Your Car, Go to a Police Station

If You Find a Water Bottle on Your Car, Go to a Police Station
Tips & tricks
8 months ago

Danger might await you anywhere. Scammers are getting more sophisticated in their attempts to get closer to you and use their skills to scam you. They use strange things like envelopes in the car and other weird stuff on the hood to target everyone, regardless of their age and background. Let’s see how you can recognize the red flags and know what to do.

10 Signs That a Job Isn’t Worth Any Money

10 Signs That a Job Isn’t Worth Any Money
Tips & tricks
3 months ago

People who know what it’s like to work for a bad employer decided to share their stories online so that other people could learn from their experience. And we divided these stories into several categories, or so-called red flags, that signify a job isn’t right for you.

21 Employees Who Took Longer to Find a Job Than to Quit

21 Employees Who Took Longer to Find a Job Than to Quit
Curiosities
year ago

The first day at a new job can be exciting, but that can quickly change when you realize the job is not at all what you expected. In those moments, it’s best to run away before it’s too late, and people online know this all too well. So they decided to share the red flags that led them to submit their resignation in record time.

17 Red Flags That Made Employees Realize It’s Time to Update Their Resumes

17 Red Flags That Made Employees Realize It’s Time to Update Their Resumes
Curiosities
year ago

If you weren’t lucky enough to be born rich, then, just like the rest of us mortals, you need to work. So you may find yourself in 2 situations: you land an excellent job, where people are respected and valued, or you get one with a toxic environment. Either way, the important thing is to recognize the difference between a good job and a bad one, so you can understand the red flags in the workplace and start looking for other options. In the end, no one deserves to be tied to certain types of bosses.

18 Stories That Will Make You Appreciate Your Job Even More

18 Stories That Will Make You Appreciate Your Job Even More
Curiosities
year ago

When looking for a job, we may get carried away by the excitement, the challenge of doing something new, or a promising salary. However, there are certain “red flags” that warn us that not everything is as nice as it may seem. These internet users have shared anecdotes of job interviews where they realized it was better to run away as soon as possible.

People Reveal 24 Red Flags to Watch Out for During a Job Interview

People Reveal 24 Red Flags to Watch Out for During a Job Interview
Curiosities
year ago

Interviews with candidates are an important part of the recruitment process, as they help the employer determine if the person can meet the job requirements. But it should be a 2-way street, and applicants should also take this time to assess if the company is a good fit for them and whether or not they see themselves thriving and growing in that particular work environment.

13 Ways to Get Out of an Abusive Relationship | How to Leave an Abusive Relationship

13 Ways to Get Out of an Abusive Relationship | How to Leave an Abusive Relationship

Relationships are an important part of our lives, but some of them, unfortunately, do not go so well. When you feel like your partner is being abusive, and you wonder how to get out of an abusive relationship, we encourage you to trust your instinct and leave them. Since it is hard to figure out if your relationship is actually toxic, we want to give you some tips to get out of an abusive relationship.

Watch Out for These 6 Red Flags to Avoid Potentially Toxic Friendship

Watch Out for These 6 Red Flags to Avoid Potentially Toxic Friendship
Psychology
9 months ago

Most of us can agree that we have that one friend that is always getting on our nerves, or that we know someone who is toxic and brings stress and pressure into our lives, and yet we befriend them for some reason. However, when confronted with an uncomfortable scenario, red flags are those who exhibit a pattern that may be easily recognized and identified by others.

7 Signs That an Item From an Online Shop Won’t Fit You

7 Signs That an Item From an Online Shop Won’t Fit You
Tips & tricks
2 years ago

The risk of buying a thing that won’t fit you is especially high when making purchases online: the masterful skills of sellers, models, and photographers make even the most lackluster thing look high-quality. We don’t realize our mistake until we try the item on and oftentimes this happens when we buy things that can’t be returned.

8 Ways to Spot a Con Artist Before It’s Too Late

8 Ways to Spot a Con Artist Before It’s Too Late
Tips & tricks
2 years ago

Money doesn’t grow on trees, so it’s important to protect ourselves from skilled predators who might try to con us into giving them our hard-earned money. These fraudsters know every trick in the book when it comes to manipulating us. But we can beat them at their own game by recognizing the danger signs.

8 Subtle Signs of Fake Love

8 Subtle Signs of Fake Love
Relationships
2 years ago

If you’re in what seems like a serious and dedicated relationship and finally decide to say, “I love you,” only to have the other person’s response range anywhere from “thank you” to complete silence, your world will feel like it’s crumbling down. And now you start to wonder whether the other person is being as honest and open with you as you thought they were. But their inability to open up to you about their feelings should certainly make you think about things.

5 Signs Your Partner Is “Breadcrumbing” You, and What You Can Do to Stop This Manipulation

5 Signs Your Partner Is “Breadcrumbing” You, and What You Can Do to Stop This Manipulation
Relationships
2 years ago

“Breadcrumbing” is a type of dating behavior where your partner flirts with you by sending messages on social media or through texts (“breadcrumbs”), keeping you interested in them, usually with no further intention of having a serious relationship with you. People who choose this pattern of behavior are giving their partners false hope, romantically leading them on and making them dependent on their communication. Such relationships usually lead to nowhere and leave us frustrated.

12 Unexpected Signs of a Toxic Partner That One Ought to Run Away From as Fast as Possible

12 Unexpected Signs of a Toxic Partner That One Ought to Run Away From as Fast as Possible
Relationships
2 years ago

The concept of marriage has gone through numerous changes. People get married later and less frequently, and they get divorced more often. Moreover, single parents who raise their kids alone are no longer considered a sore thumb. The reasons for divorces are different, whether it be due to general conflict, adultery, not bearing responsibility, etc. And at the same time, people tend to blame themselves more than their partners when the relationship gets ruined.

15+ Red Flags That Scream a Person Has Low Self-Esteem

15+ Red Flags That Scream a Person Has Low Self-Esteem
Psychology
2 years ago

There are many signs that can indicate a person has issues with self-esteem. Many of them have already been discussed by psychologists and are still being examined carefully. However, those not connected with science also have their own understanding of self-esteem and the signs that show a person should reconsider the way they behave.

Experts Shared 10 Red Flags That Scream, “You’ve Got to Break Up If You Keep Ignoring Them”

Experts Shared 10 Red Flags That Scream, “You’ve Got to Break Up If You Keep Ignoring Them”
Relationships
2 years ago

Relationships are not always an easy ride. When reality hits, you have to find a way to communicate your wishes and grievances to your partner. It can be hard to spot a bad sign right away, and sometimes it requires professional help. Reddit users asked couples therapists on the platform to share the most common red flags they’ve encountered in their practice and whether or not the situation can be fixed. Many family experts engaged in this conversation on the sensitive topic.

10 Ways to Spot a Mediocre Film Right Away

10 Ways to Spot a Mediocre Film Right Away
Films
3 years ago

Some people just need to take one look at a poster for an upcoming film to understand that it’s going to be mediocre and that they don’t need to rush to the movie theater. But others don’t realize this until it’s too late. And even fewer people can actually say what exactly went wrong and why a film didn’t satisfy them.

12 Types of Employers We Should Run Away From Without Thinking Twice

12 Types of Employers We Should Run Away From Without Thinking Twice
Curiosities
3 years ago

According to statistics, 85% of people are not happy with their jobs. There are different reasons: low salary, unbearable bosses, toxic colleagues, and no personal and professional growth. And the saddest thing of all is that when we’re looking for a job, we want it so much that our minds are clouded and they miss the most important and alarming signs during job interviews.

How to Recognize a Fake Apology

How to Recognize a Fake Apology
Psychology
3 years ago

Apologizing can be hard. For some people saying “I’m sorry” can be just as unbearable as a splitting headache. But even those of us who manage to pluck up their courage and apologize can do it insincerely. It turns out, fake apologies are so common that we have plenty of terms to call them: a non-apology apology, nonpology, backhanded apology, or even fauxpology.

20 Job Interview Stories That Can Help You Read Recruiters Like an Open Book

20 Job Interview Stories That Can Help You Read Recruiters Like an Open Book
People
3 years ago

No matter how many job interviews you’ve had in your life, chances are recruiters can still surprise you. From tricky questions to awkward behavior, there are many ways they can bewilder you and make you lose your confidence. Luckily, experienced interviewees have many tips on how to rock any interview, and they’re glad to share them with the rest of the world.