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> What would be a red flag for me as an interviewee would be to see a codebase with poor standards, and then see pull requests open with code that wasn't any better. If the quality of the code is only getting worse that makes my life as a developer pretty miserable.

Bingo. Bad code bases are fine as long as people agree that it needs to be better. I’ve worked on bad code bases that people just do the bare minimum, quick and dirty bull shit they’ve always done, and it’s absolute misery.




> I’ve worked on bad code bases that people just do the bare minimum, quick and dirty bull shit they’ve always done, and it’s absolute misery.

Those people do not realize anything is even wrong. :(




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