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CEO from a good start-up messages me on LI saying I come highly recommended for a role they're headhunting and wants to jump on a call. I'm happy with where I am at but want to keep the relationship warm. How should I proceed? Do I accept the call, or straight up say "no thank you not for me"?

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Yeah no harm in talking and making a friend. And theres nothing that fires up type-A startup CEO d-bags more than hearing they cant have something. If you say youre happy where you are he’ll probably offer to double your salary. In options. Womp womp.

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Thank you!! Agreed, if it's not right for me maybe I can connect then with someone I know that's in need of an opportunity.

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Meet the CEO! You can always recommend someone that would be interesting for the position.

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Always say yes. Always.

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Always keep your options open. Take the call. You’re in the driver’s seat.

I recommend you give him my email.

Reserve your judgement until after they show you the money

Let him know you’re happy but would love to talk anyways. This is networking.

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