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How much of a bad move would it be to accept an offer and then quit before your first day in favor of working for a competitor with a better comp package? Is this a cardinal sin or understandable? Comp is more or less 70% better at competitor.

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It's not the worst thing in the world, but it's not exactly good manners either. I wouldn't expect a future offer from whatever company you pull away from.

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You have to accept the job but it's not going to bode well for you in the future with the company you just started with. As in you will never work there in the future. They will blacklist you within your own books. But that might be very well worth the trade.

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