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I accepted an offer for a T2 firm but haven't started yet (background check in progress) and just received an offer at an MBB. Should I take the MBB and renege on the T2? Any advice on how to word this to the T2? Should I renege after I sign with MBB? Are there any repercussions I should be aware of? Thanks for the help!

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Go to MBB. First wait for your process to complete at MBB in case anything is pending. Once done then go about the other offer you have accepted. There is an understanding that you are a top performer and the market is competitive. Any way you slice it, it will leave a bad taste for T2. Try not to make up a false reason, be honest, and say that you have an offer that aligns better. They will be happy not to have a candidate who has second thoughts and you will be happy to go where you actually want to. Most firms keep a track of candidates who apply, and if they are rejected or they don’t accept offers etc. In cases like yours, the T2 firm is likely not going to hire you or look at your resume if you apply any time soon based on such records.

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Yeah - I used to think organizations would hold more “grudges” but it’s mostly not the case. Handle it as professionally as you can and people will understand. Talented people are a hot commodity, and people get that you have to make the right choices for yourself/family/life.

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MBB baby!

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Seriously, this is a no-brainer.

Do what is right for you.

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If your other offer is Alix, come here 😭

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