Handshake: 7 “Green Flags” to Look For in an Employer

Though many job seekers often focus on the “red flags” of a company, you should also consider the “green flags,” or the positive things about a job that make you want to see the interview process through. What things might an employer say during the interview process or post in a job listing that spark excitement about the prospective role, company, or team?

With so many potential places to work, there are many different teammates, policies, benefits, and opportunities for growth that might appeal to you. While your green flags might look different from a colleague’s or peer’s, there are a few common themes that tend to appeal to candidates across the board. Consider the employer green flags in this blog post the next time you’re speaking with a recruiter!

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager