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Recently, I interviewed two companies, say Company A and Company B. Company B offered me a good position/package which I accepted right away. I didn't bother to reach out to Company A because the interview hadn't gone so well and I wasn't expecting any offer.
Just last week, the Company A unexpectedly extended me a verbal offer, which I'd like to accept because:
- Company A is my dream company
- Package is very attractive.
Here are my options at this time:
My starting date at Company B is Jan 2, 2018. I could just tell them that I got a dream job and I can't join. But then I'd be sitting job-less for another 3 to 4 weeks, until the other offer is materialized. Worst case scenario: what if Company A rescinds the offer for any reason?
Join Company B and resign once the other offer (from Company A) is finalized. This sounds morally wrong to me, because I'd be just settling down during that time.
My kids suggested me to extend the start date at Company B, and drive Uber meanwhile. The problems with this option are:
- I never experienced Uber driving and I am not very excited
- Company B would definitely say f**k off if I tried to extend my start date now