by | October 28, 2014
So now that we’ve covered the downsides of reneging, let’s discuss strategies for prevention. The key to avoiding a reneging situation is to not accept an offer without carefully thinking it through. Consider doing the following:
- Avoid giving an immediate answer. Avoid making a decision on the spot. When the company representative calls with the happy news that they are extending an offer to you, you should thank them, express interest/excitement about the opportunity, and state that you look forward to receiving the formal offer in writing. You should also ask them what the timeframe by which you need to decide is—so that you know the span of time you are working with.
- Determine if you have enough time to decide. Is the amount of time the employer allotted your decision making process adequate for you? Do you want to have ECS review your …