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Accepted one job but now have another job interview !

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2coldinscotland Tue 02-Aug-16 16:28:51

Hi, I have been a SAHM for 8 years. Now is the time to return to employment. Accepted job offer which is fine but not ideal . Have just received another invitation to interview . The recruitment process has taken 4 weeks so far. aibu to go for interview ? What if I'm offered this second job? What is the etiquette? Original company would then have to interview again & wait a further 6 weeks (this is how long process has taken)

Creampastry Tue 02-Aug-16 16:29:46

When is your start date for new job, and when would interview be? If you have a gap, go for it!!

molyholy Tue 02-Aug-16 16:33:14

Go for it!! I'm sure the original people who offered you the job will have had a 2nd choice so don't worry about that. Nothing to lose by attending the interview! Go you!!!!

Salmotrutta Tue 02-Aug-16 16:35:20

What cream said.

If you can go to the second interview before you start formal paperwork etc. for job you accepted then that's fine.

Only a word of caution - if both jobs are in the same "field" such as teaching, law or whatever then it's a small world and word travels about candidates.

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