It's not an uncommon scenario: you're hunting for a job and you hear
back from one of the companies you've applied to. They want you to come
work for them. Perhaps with a bit of hesitation, you accept their offer
despite the fact that they aren't your first choice. After all, in this
job market, a second-choice job is better than no job at all.
But then the universe throws a wrench into your plans when your
first choice company gives you a call - they'd like you to come in for a
second interview. Now you're faced with a dilemma: do you forego the
second interview and stick with the guaranteed job you've already
accepted, or do you take them up on the interview offer and ditch the
company you just recently agreed to work for, banking on being offered
the better position?
It's not an ideal situation, and the Boston Globe has some great
advice on what you should consider when you find yourself faced with a
similar choice. Click here to read the full column!