Turning down offers: phone or email?

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Turning down offers: phone or email?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:12 pm

CSO told me to use phone. Email seems better to me since there is an actual record of it. Either or?

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Re: Turning down offers: phone or email?

Postby Snape » Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:17 pm

Email only.

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Re: Turning down offers: phone or email?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:25 pm

and contact the recruiter? not the hiring partner or something right?

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Re: Turning down offers: phone or email?

Postby anon168 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:51 pm

Please have the common sense and courtesy to make a telephone call.

If you want a record of it, simply follow up with a nice e-mail.

Don't burn bridges. Ever.

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Re: Turning down offers: phone or email?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:50 pm

Anonymous User wrote:and contact the recruiter? not the hiring partner or something right?


+1. Who is best to contact?

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Re: Turning down offers: phone or email?

Postby imchuckbass58 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:and contact the recruiter? not the hiring partner or something right?


+1. Who is best to contact?


Call.

Definitely contact the recruiter just to make sure you're marked down as a decline. If there were any partners/associates who you spoke with repeatedly / were nice to you through the process, give them a call as a courtesy. I called a lawyer at every single firm I turned down, and it was not as awkward as it would seem. They seemed glad I called.

Don't call the hiring partner unless you had personal contact with him/her as above.




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