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Factors to Consider when Evaluating a Job Offer

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Congratulations! The hard part is over - you've gotten through the interview process and have a job offer in hand. You are now faced with an important decision - should you stay or should you go? How do you know if this offer is the right offer for you? It could be a no brainer - maybe this is your ''dream firm'' - the place you've been dying to work at since law school. You may just have a gut feeling that this is the right place for you. Perhaps you have several friends who work at this firm and you know what you are getting yourself into. But what if none of the above scenarios apply to you? We all know that lawyers tend to over analyze and making an important career decision can seem overwhelming. So how do you effectively evaluate a job offer and decide if accepting the position it is the right career move? First, spend some time thinking about what you are looking for in your next job. Once you have identified what is important to you, you should evaluate your potential employer to see how they stack up. Consider the following factors when evaluating your job offer.
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