what is the best polite way to reject a job offer?
I have ended up with two offers in very different geographic locations. Both offers are amazing. I had a tough time choosing one over the other. Both companies have expressed great interest in me. While rejecting one of the offers, what is the best way? -- phone or email? I am unable to lift the phone and intimate one of them that I would not be able to join. Any answers?
Asked By: sm - 7/8/2009
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As soon as you are sure call the rejected job. Tell them you have decided to accept a different offer but appreciate the offer. Wish them luck finding someone. They may improve their offer or invite you to apply again if your new job doesn't work out. Never burn bridges, leave with them thinking well of you.
Answered By: shipwreck - 7/8/2009
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It's best to telephone and follow up with an email.
Answered By: zeuz - 7/8/2009
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