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Working with an (external) headhunter for a role, and just found out they want me to proceed to the second round of interviews. I had told the headhunter after the first round that I was interested in moving forward (although I did express some concerns I had) but after thinking about it, I’ve decided I’m not interested in the role. Does it look bad to go back on my word and drop out of the process now?

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If you’re not pursuing the opportunity who cares how it “looks”? Better to be upfront than to waste everyone’s time by continuing in the process

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Yep good advice. Better to be honest upfront

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