What do you wish companies would put in job listings?

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Here's mine:

Please, please just tell me what tech stack you use in the listing!!!

Even better if you can give me an idea of what I would use. This is omitted all the time. It's understandable if you don't care if I have experience in your particular stack, but I still want to know what it is.

What would you like to see more of?

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I wish they would include the condition of the project I will be hired to work on:

  • DEFCON 5: Super chill flex-hour unlimited vacation remote work maintenance project for super-clean software that never breaks
  • DEFCON 4: ...
  • DEFCON 3: ...
  • DEFCON 2: ...
  • DEFCON 1: 8am-6pm mandatory in-office war-room with overtime-to-meet-the-deadline culture on a fixed-deadline legacy-modernization project a year behind schedule with a new team of under-qualified devs hired after the qualified devs got fed up and quit and/or got fired for being a year behind schedule.

(I've been on three DEFCON 1s in my career.)


Salary range & benefits, I have been getting more and more activity on my link-in account, and salary range are always omitted from the job descriptions, If the salary range does not match the range I am looking for I don't want to wait either of our times.


Meeting schedules and communication styles seems high on the list.

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