What's the protocol for this?
If I was to sign a contract to work for GKN (a defense aerospace company) and the next day my dream company, Aerospace Corporation, calls me with a job offer, what's the protocol for quitting at GKN? Am I even allowed to? Unfortunately Steven is right in that I will acquire a reputation, and probably a bad one. However, dusty_titus, it would not a be lie to say that AC trumps GKN in every way be it access to classified DoD projects, location, job description and responsibilities. Short of GKN offering me a management/senior position, AC tops them in everything I'm looking for.
Asked By: sylent_reality - 8/17/2009
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READ the contract. Whatever IT says about quitting determines the rules. Even assuming you can get out free and clear, this is VERY BAD form. You WILL acquire a reputation that will work against you in any future job searches... More
Answered By: STEVEN F - 8/17/2009
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You should get so lucky, but on the slim chance that may happen, here's' what you do - you call GKN and explain that you had previously applied for a job with AC and their officer in charge of hiring for a special department just back into town, and offered you a job. Your very sorry GKN, but your prior job... More
Answered By: dusty_titus - 8/17/2009
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