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Old 05-18-2018, 12:56 PM
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If you really can't move, how many other options do you have in the vicinity? If not many, this job may make sense.
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Old 05-18-2018, 01:03 PM
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You job MAY be going away in 7 months and you want to know if you should take a job you clearly don't want right now rather than continuing to look while still employed for the next SEVEN months?
I didn't see this part. In this case I'd agree. Op still has plenty of time and shouldn't just grab the first offer they get.
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You job MAY be going away in 7 months and you want to know if you should take a job you clearly don't want right now rather than continuing to look while still employed for the next SEVEN months?
Could be 2 months away - up to 7 months (I expect). In either case likelihood of being let go 85% I am guessing.

Also I actually like the gov't job I am just a little weary about the pay and was worried about future prospects of taking a gov't job (the potential stigma). Seems like that worry is a little misplaced though.


If I end up looking later but in a desperate mode I may have to accept less anyways is my fear.
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If I end up looking later but in a desperate mode I may have to accept less anyways is my fear.
This sentence makes me want to say take the Government job for many different reasons.

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Could be 2 months away - up to 7 months (I expect). In either case likelihood of being let go 85% I am guessing.

Also I actually like the gov't job I am just a little weary about the pay and was worried about future prospects of taking a gov't job (the potential stigma). Seems like that worry is a little misplaced though.


If I end up looking later but in a desperate mode I may have to accept less anyways is my fear.
Is it a situation where there is any chance of you proactively negotiating some kind of severance?

And if the window of likely termination starts only 2 months out and you truly are location bound then I can see a strong case for taking the bird in the hand.
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