Hello everyone,
I had to sign a full-time contract because time was running short. However, I have now a better offer. I would like now to break my previous contract (signed 10d ago in a reputed consulting firm). Do you think I should contact directly the HR and tell them I won’t be able to join the company or I should join the company and resign after a few days? Thank you for your help!

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I wouldn’t join and then resign (red flag). I would have the honest convo with HR and let them know that you have received another offer and will be accepting that (is that still a contract? If not then you can say you’ve received a full time offer)


Have an honest conversation with the HR and a Partner you clicked well with from the first firm. Happens more often than you think.

Be courteous, thankful and honest. It will burn the bridge with the firm but it's your career.


You’d burn a bridge if you do that and that’s not something you’d want to do.

Maybe it’ll burn a bridge like people are saying or maybe that firm you signed with will try to recruit you for a higher role or count your tenure (but only if it makes sense given your experience).

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