Declining a job offer is an issue more and more attorneys are facing as the hottest in-house counsel job market in years is providing many candidates with multiple job offers. How times have changed! Remember, before you accept an offer, take your time to think through your decision.
“You might feel guilt or fear anticipating the prospective employer’s disappointment, frustration and—possibly—annoyance. Your refusal is the final chapter of the interviewing process with that prospective employer and you want your last impression to be as positive as your first obviously was with them. The legal marketplace is small, and it’s likely….”
Read: The Delicate Art of Declining a Job Offer at SeltzerFontaine Blog