When Should You Accept the First Job You’re Offered?
Over the years, there have been a number of articles written on when it’s okay to quit a job on your first day. While this is obviously not something that should become a habit, everyone is entitled to an occasional mistake in their career path. If you realize on day one that you’ll be miserable in your new role each and every day, preserving your happiness and sanity becomes more important than preserving your tenure.
Many recruiters will say that it’s a candidate’s market, and those with the right skills who search in the right places are bound to receive multiple job offers from which to choose. However, job seekers hear this advice far more often than they actually experience it, and for whatever reason, those who need a job the most sometimes don’t receive offers. When they finally do, waiting for several more offers before making a decision may not be an option. While accepting the first job offer you receive may not be advisable under mo… Read More