About to turn down a job offer that would nearly double my salary after speaking to several former associates of the firm and hearing some not so great things. The word “sweatshop” was used multiple times yet I am still having a hard time wrapping my head around it. This is truly “you can’t pay me enough to be part of that” in action. I am betting that I can get the same money at a place with a better culture - hopefully I am right!

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Good call - clearly, you’re a strong candidate and odds are that you’ll have other, “better” options to choose from. Best of luck on the search 👍🏼 (also, if you don’t mind sharing some details, e.g., firm name, office, etc., please do!)

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Understood - this is still helpful, thanks!

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Good for you! I know a few places like that where, when recruiters call, I'm like HA no. You'd have to pay me like seven figures to put up with that shitshow.

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Did the same. Don’t regret (or at least, I don’t think so - it was recent). Best of luck to us both!

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Thank you! Good luck!

To be dramatic: It’s done.

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