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Fellow fishes - need some help communicating this one. I am in industry and I have an offer from Accenture which would represent a dream career move for me, as well as a 60% increase in comp and a 20k sign on bonus. The issue is that my manager and the team I work with are just the best people and I am nervous about breaking the news to them. I have only been at this place for about a year and a half. How does I break the news to them?

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Just tell them? Not that hard. They’ll probably be happy for you.

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An update on the situation, I told the news to my manager and he was very happy for me!! He, and the entire team congratulated me on the awesome news and said the door was always open in case of It does not work out. I am in tears😭. These folks are so awesome!!

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If they’re the best team and people, then they will be your biggest supporters in your move. At the end of the day, every project comes to $ and for 60% increase… you need to JUMP ASAP.

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I was in a similar spot a few years ago. I took the dream job and massive pay increase! Saying goodbye to the old team was the hardest part, but we’ve kept in touch and they were all excited for me. I have no regrets on leaving and wish I would’ve made the move sooner!

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Given everyone’s responses here I should just collect myself and do the deed. Thanks everyone for the perspective

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You essentially will be paid 20k just to have one conversation. You can do it. If not you probably don’t deserve that role

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