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Got 2 offers but leaning towards one vs the other bc it has better work life balance. The 2nd firm is asking to speak to clear up concerns before I decide, do I tell them the truth ?

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Im assuming it’s not a 3rd party recruiter trying to sell you? I know a few people in HR and from there perspective professional but honest feedback helps them in their process and planning. This is more true during exit interviews but they can’t correct something if they don’t know about it.

I would 100% not blame you if you don’t want to tell them anything though

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Yes? Why wouldn't you? You don't have to give them your whole life story, but it's perfectly reasonable to say that work-life balance is important to you and a reason why you would choose another offer.

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It seems to me, after speaking with their employees, hours can be insane and the 1st firm had a similar compensation offer but had way less hours and travel. Do i explain on the phone why I’m concerned and trying to understand what I want right now ?

It’s not someone from hr but an employee from the firm

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