Help! I accepted a job – can I change my mind? by Gabrielle Solomon @FortuneMagazine July 31, 2007, 1:28 PM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons Once you’ve agreed in writing to take a job, getting out of it to accept a better offer can be tricky, writes Fortune’s Anne Fisher in her July 31 Ask Annie column. Have you ever accepted a job, then changed your mind? Did it cause any career problems immediately, or later on? Have you ever signed a noncompete, and do you think it was fair?