Wait, Where Did Our New Hire Go? – The Wall Street Journal

Written by Sue Shellenbarger

It should be any job seeker’s dream: You’re looking for a job and three offers land in your lap. Or maybe you’re not even looking and a rival company tries to recruit you.

“Congratulations. You did everything right,” career coach Teri Coyne tells clients facing such situations.

Few feel like celebrating, however. “Instead, they’re like, ‘I am under so much stress right now,’ ” she says.

More job seekers are juggling multiple offers at once, creating sticky situations for all involved. How well candidates manage them can shape their long-term career satisfaction, and their professional reputations.

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