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Accept Job Even If I Don’t Like My Boss?

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Dear Experts,

I went in for an interview and knew right away I could not see my self working with the person interviewing me. Unfortunately, I quickly determined this person would be my boss if I was offered the job!

My question: Would you accept the position anyway because of the economy? Especially if you are not sure there is going to be another offer in the near future.

Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:

Q#291 I would accept. I’ve had bosses start out OK, then turn into jerks. Maybe your first imp is inaccurate? (@teenarose)

Q#291 If offered job, ask ?s to ferret out working relationship w/boss. In single interview, may b jumping 2 conclusions. (@ValueIntoWords)

Q#291 I would take it. Experience is still better than job hunting. You can always leave after if you need to… (@gradversity)

Q#291 Can C part of ur job as 2 get along w/challenging pple; focus on work not personalities; gr8 oppty 4 U. (@juliaerickson)

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