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Do you think it’s reasonable to decline a job offer right now to another B4 due to market conditions and the pandemic?

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Yes. You gotta make whatever choices you feel comfortable with. I personally feel enough stuff is out of the norm right now and would not add to it unless absolutely necessary but you may feel it’s the time to make a move.

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One route would be to ask to push out the decision for several months until COVID-19 passes. That way, in the chance you’re impacted by a lay-off you can go back and say you’re ready for that offer now.

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Strongly suggest you have that backwards. No firm is going to hold offers open for months in this environment. If they’re hiring now, it means they’re hiring into a group that they expect to be busy, and firms are exceedingly reluctant to cut new staff — it makes hiring very hard down the road. If you have an open offer now to join a team you think you’d be happy at, take it.

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Depends on which one, and the practice. Try to get some insights about the projects, bench and an idea about how the firm is going to handle this economic climate.

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after covid 19, there may be covid 20. Would focus on your story and passion. If there’s an opportunity, go for it

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I am looking and interviewing. Do what you feel is right. Do not trust your firm.

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If situation becomes grave and firing is only way to survive, it’s easy to fire someone whom you are yet to build relationship with than to fire someone who have worked and spend time. Asses your situation, where do you think you could be valued in short term. You are good enough to get an offer now, you can get an offer tomorrow as well.

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