How to Professionally Decline an IT Recruiting job Offer

As an IT recruiter on the job market, you will likely be offered more than one opportunity.  Subsequently, there will come a time when you need to choose the IT recruiting opportunity is right for you. After accepting, the question arises how to professionally decline the job offers from the other IT staffing companies.

However, before making that decision, take a look at all of the factors – not just compensation.  What is your opportunity for growth within the IT recruiting firm?  Could you see yourself working in their IT staffing office?  Did you get a good sense of whether you would enjoy reporting to your boss?  What about your peers and other IT recruiters Boston?  Also consider which IT recruiting position will better suit your work-life balance needs at the time.

Once you have decided which job offer to accept, you then have to contact the other IT recruiting agencies and professionally decline their offers.  Always leave a good impression and put your best foot forward.  Subsequently, make sure to call the hiring manager personally.  Don’t leave it to chance that they received an email notification instead.

When you decline the IT recruiting job offer, make sure to thank the hiring manager for the time they spent interviewing you and informing you more about the position.  Their time is just as important as yours so make sure you express your gratitude.  Next explain your reasoning for declining the offer.  Remember to keep the reason as legitimate as possible.  Do not make the hiring manager feel bad as in the future you may need to interact with them.  Finally, leave on good terms.  Tell them that you enjoyed your conversation(s) and would like to keep in touch.  You never know what the future holds.

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AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a leading Information Technology recruiting company. Specializing in placing contract and permanent personnel in both Infrastructure Support and Applications Development positions, AVID has a national presence supporting clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Headquartered in Boston, MA, AVID has achieved tremendous growth since the firm's inception in 2003. This has triggered numerous national awards and recognition, such as being named to Inc. 500 Magazine's list of 5,000 Fastest Growing Privately-held Companies in the US in 2010, 2011 and 2013. Additionally, the firm boasts of having more than 100 five-star reviews on Google from clients and candidates who rave about their experience and interaction with the firm's recruiters.

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