I’m trained as an HR pro to pick up on ‘red flags’ in interviewing, in employee behavior, potential turnover risks, etc. Sometimes those red flags are really obvious. I tease my staff all the time, but missing time on Mondays and Fridays, unexcused time, is a red flag. It says something about how you feel about work, that you want to extend your weekend. It’s subtle, but in my experience, it doesn’t play out well.
My new red flag in hiring is Positivity.
First, I’ll admit to you that I’m mostly a positive person. My normal gauge is set