RE: Advice wanted...

Subject: RE: Advice wanted...
From: "David Berg" <dberg -at- dmpnet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 11:25:36 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> Jane
> Carnall
> This sounds like both a good idea (hey, they wanted me *last* time, and
> we've already gone through the usual routine) and a bad idea: I turned
> them down, and are they likely to forget that? What would you do?
Well, I have a couple of thoughts. First, why is the position still open?
Did they try someone that didn't work out? Is there anything about the
company that might scare off other applicants and cause the position to be
open this long? I don't know how you could investigate this sort of thing,
but you might try picking the brains of the agency that is sending you

Next, if this is a new start-up, try doing what you can to check again on
the health of the company. Three months can be a long time for a new
start-up if things are taking a turn, either good or bad.

If everything else checks out ok, I'd be inclined to dive in and try for the
job again. Of course, if the topic of your previous application arises,
emphasize the personal reasons for your earlier refusal of their offer and
why those circumstances are different now.

Good luck,

David Berg

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