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Vinay Hegde

Hi Elena,

Yes it's funny sometimes because it leaves you wondering as to how they got selected in the first place. Most of the times, it's downright rude!

Since I believe in the theory "Do unto others what you would have them do unto you" so I always strive to listen, ask queries about the company and role I went in for and in general interact courteously during interviews. Regardless of my skills, I like to make a positive impression of myself wherever I go for an interview - in person or remote.

Also, I'd have a similar approach as your second point which needs atleast 1-2 more interviews with different team-members to determine answers to those questions but then again, you're at a company's mercy to be getting it.

Quick question - What should a person do if a company gave them a very good offer and appears to be a good place to work but they found the aforementioned interviewer would be their senior or lead?

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Elena Author

Thank you for your reply, Vinay.
I don't know what I would do in that case, honestly. I guess I would very carefully weigh all pros and cons - just like when you encounter any other "con". I don't think there's a universal recipe.

Have you been in a situation like this? What did you do?

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Vinay Hegde

Thanks for the response, Elena!

While I understood that careful evaluation of all pros and cons is the way to determine whether to take the job offer however even I've never been in a scenario like the one I mentioned until now.

Assuming if I were to, I'd have a one-to-one discussion to let that person know a good professional rapport is a two-way street which I believe would do the trick :)