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Should I Take a Job Offer or Wait for Something Better

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Choosing whether or not to accept a job offer is an important decision. Your job has a massive impact on your life and accepting the wrong job offer can have a variety of implications. On the flip side, if you pass up on a great opportunity, you could find that you’re looking back in a few months and kicking yourself for what could have been.  This article is to help you in the process of...

How To Decline a Job Offer Due to Salary (With Sample Response)

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At the end of the day, salary is one of the most important factors when deciding on a job offer. And as excited as you might be about an opportunity, there are many cases where the salary that you’re looking for, and the budget that the company has available, simply aren’t aligned. In cases like what I described above, you’ll have to decline a job offer due to salary. And...

How to Decline a Job Offer After Accepting

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You complete an interview. You receive a job offer. You’re excited and you accept it. But after the initial excitement wears off, you find that you’re starting to have second thoughts. Maybe it doesn’t feel like as great of a fit as you first thought. Or possibly your current employer came back with a strong counter offer that’s compelling you to stay. However it happened...

How to Decline a Job Offer Without Burning a Bridge

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Getting to the end of an interview process and receiving a job offer is an exciting accomplishment. However, just because you received a job offer, it doesn’t mean that it’s the right fit for you. And, ideally, you want to be interviewing in a place where you can be selective about what offer you take to try and find the perfect fit for you. So if you find yourself in a position where...

How To Tell Your Manager That You’re Quitting

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Deciding to quit your job, whether to work for another company, start your own business, or just to take a break from work can be an exciting time. However, it is also a time that can be filled with a lot of nerves. And one of the most common things that people are nervous about is how to tell their manager that they’re quitting.  To help you navigate what has the potential to be an...

Got a Job Offer But Have Another Interview: What To Do

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If you’re in a situation where you received a job offer, but have another interview with another company, you’ve got a good problem on your hands. A good problem in the sense that you have received a job offer, which is fantastic. And that you may potentially receive another one on top of it. If that’s you, take a moment to celebrate your situation. However, you are still in a...

How to Tell a Potential Employer You Have Another Offer

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To start, if you’re reading this article, congratulations! It likely means that you have at least one job offer and are interviewing with another organization. That’s a fantastic accomplishment, and one that you should be proud of. That said, it also creates the awkward situation of trying to coordinate the timing of two job offers so you can make a decision with as much information...

Signs You Will Receive a Job Offer

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The period after you wrap up your final interview with a company and before you officially hear back from them on a decision is filled with emotion. You’re reflecting on everything. Analyzing every conversation. Thinking about every story. Wishing you had responded to that one question just a little bit differently.  And as you’re going through that, you’re constantly refreshing...

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