Looking For Red Flags To Avoid White Flags

Summary: Chances are, if you get an offer for a creative position, the hiring manager believes in your skills. What is more important is if you believe in what they are offering. There are some things that you need to know BEFORE accepting a position, which may not always be fully explained. Such as: What is the actual pay? How much time off is being offered? What is the opportunity to actually use that time off? Are you replacing a person, or is this a new position? Is there room for advancement? And, of course, who will you be reporting to? Sure, these seem like common questions, but in the heat of the moment, some, if not all, of those points usually get overlooked.

What is actual pay as opposed to offered pay?