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Feeling blah. Got an offer and turned it down (I wouldn’t have taken), and told this other company that I got an offer, which resulted in the recruiter speeding up my 2nd interview. After the interview, they said that they’d need another interview and to speak to my refs before going forward, and that if I have an offer, they don’t want me to hold me back from taking it. Mind’s kind of in a jumble after this long process. Thoughts from my fellow fish?

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Just say you’re appreciative of the accelerated timeline and you’re still interested in the role with this other company so you’re willing to wait to see an offer if it comes

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Sounds like they like you, but not necessarily enough to make you an offer yet. Quite possible that they have a candidate they prefer more and using you as a backup in case the preferred candidate turns them down

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