Can I approach the recruiter once again if I have denied the offer?

Expedia binarys
Nov 2, 2018 30 Comments

I denied the offer from Amazon for SDE-1 over a phone call with recruiter. But after discussing with my parents, they are disappointed in me, and would like me to accept the offer.

I haven't emailed the recruiter or anything, and I still have the offer letter in my email. Can I still accept the offer by calling her or accepting the offer in my email?

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  • Google s89
    Whattttttt. U want to accept the offer now because of ur parents. Why didn't u discuss with them before rejecting
    Nov 2, 2018 4
    • Expedia binarys
      OP
      Please let me know if its possible. I am very scared. I think if I call her, Amazon will blacklist me for life. Is it possible?
      Nov 2, 2018
    • Google s89
      Just send an email to recruiter asking them if it's possible to schedule to a phone call. Discuss about this in phone call.
      Nov 2, 2018
    • Amazon / Mgmt good_bad
      Lol. This is so millennial.
      Nov 2, 2018
    • Why do your parents care where you work???
      Nov 2, 2018
  • Uber remoddd
    Nobody's gonna blacklist anyone. People understand that things may have changed. So unless you went full "Why the fuck would I want to work at your place, keep your horrible wlb and bananas to yourself" you'll be fine.
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • Amazon / Mgmt good_bad
    I had cereal and milk for breakfast this morning. But after discussing with my parents, they are disappointed in me and would rather I had eggs and fresh fruit.
    Nov 2, 2018 1
    • Wayfair addA30
      Make sure you vomit up your cereal and force feed yourself eggs and fruit or else your parents will not be the most prestigious family in the neighborhood anymore.
      Nov 2, 2018
  • Nextdoor Ajevdka
    I would be prepared to answer what’s changed. And I certainly wouldn’t say it’s because of your parents.
    Nov 2, 2018 4
    • Expedia binarys
      OP
      That's the real reason though. What can be a possible excuse according to you?
      Nov 2, 2018
    • Uber / Eng oNatenOw
      Just say you reevaluated the situation and decided Amazon is actually a better option than you had realized so you would like to make it work.
      Nov 2, 2018
    • Amazon Jеff Bezоs
      Nah. Just call her and say “Yo, biotch, you know what? You just won the lottery!”
      Nov 2, 2018
    • Nextdoor Ajevdka
      I understand it’s the real reason, but the recruiter isn’t going to take you seriously if that’s the best you can come up with. An acceptable excuse would be all the ways you think Amazon is an amazing company that can help you grow and that after a lot of sleepless nights you realized turning down the offer was a mistake. The recruiter is going to want to know you’re all in for yourself and for the company. They couldn’t care less about your parents expectations for your career.
      Nov 2, 2018
  • Wayfair addA30
    Fantastic troll post. 10/10.
    Nov 2, 2018 2
  • Amazon / Eng
    unclebejjo

    Amazon Eng

    PRE
    Veritas Software
    unclebejjomore
    Haha, first thing to consider is why you rejected the offer in the first place. If those reasons are correct and have not changed, then you should stand by your decision.
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • Amazon Pondering
    Why do you think your parents can make better decision for you?
    Do they know anything about tech?
    Are you sure they don’t just want to brag about you being in Amazon to their neighbors and relatives?
    What were your reasons for rejecting the offer in the first place?
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • LinkedIn korekara
    If they haven’t filled the req then the recruiter will be happy if you do that. There’s nothing to lose in this situation
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • Intel / Other
    ilamo

    Intel Other

    PRE
    Google
    ilamomore
    You have to make sure that you accept this offer. Because mom said so. 😂😂😂
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • Bloomberg / Eng
    RSVCslayer

    Bloomberg Eng

    PRE
    Fidessa
    RSVCslayermore
    It’s a tough one. The recruiter likely to feel that you had another offer that fell through and that Amazon is your “safety school”.

    You have a better story than “my parents are disappointed in me.”

    And why the hell you listening to your parents? You got a job, you lead your reasons for turning them down in the first place. You are going to take a job you don’t want and will likely be miserable at, cause your parents are disappointed l? Fuck them. Do what you want.
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • Amazon HR Spy
    You're too beta to work here
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • Microsoft / Product Sanctiel
    I want this kinda obedient dev in my engineering team. A PM’s dream lol
    Nov 2, 2018 1
    • Wayfair addA30
      Lol you can take him. I don't want to babysit this shit
      Nov 2, 2018
  • Athenahealth UrFriend
    I have done it before over base comp. No issues , it’s all business nothing personal .
    Nov 2, 2018 1
    • Intel / Other
      ilamo

      Intel Other

      PRE
      Google
      ilamomore
      This is not business, but a family affair.
      Nov 2, 2018
  • Microsoft IBTingey
    You sound like a child. Either go back to Amazon’s offer because YOU want to do it, or don’t do it at all. Part of being an adult is to stop worrying what you parents think.

    Maybe I got it wrong and you meant that they gave you good advice and it changed your mind based on the logic of the argument then that’s an adult thing but that’s not what you said.
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • Amazon / Product Yori
    If your best reason for working at Amazon is because your parents want you to, you will be chewed up and spit back out in no time. I love it here but there are some pretty tough days, you will need a strong sense of self to get through.
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • Amazon / Eng mnnnbvff
    No harm in trying
    Nov 2, 2018 0
  • Upstart imherenow
    Stop telling your parents specific things about your life and just give them vague news. It's your life, not theirs.
    Nov 2, 2018 0

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