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One of the best problems a job seeker can have is figuring out how to successfully juggle multiple offers. Ideally, all offers will be on the table at once, after interviews with all prospective employers are completed, so you can make an informed choice between them. An offer may come earlier in the search process, however, before you have fully explored all your options. The question then becomes how to hang on to the earlier offers while finishing your job search process.