Questions about the last step of the hiring process. Possible areas can include how fast to respond, how to handle multiple offers, salary negotiations, etc.

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can I change my mind after signing contract? [on hold]

When I was waiting a feedback from company A I have received a job offer from company B. After that I informed company A that I have received official job offer from another company. Company A said ...
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How to politely convey that I need a week to confirm the job offer I just received when I'm awaiting decisions of other startups? [duplicate]

I just received an offer from a startup, say A and it is pretty good, the only downside is that I will be the only developer there (as of now) as most of the work is outsourced. The work will be ...
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How should I answer to questions about the offer I got?

Today I'm going to sign for a job that I really like. It's pretty different from the one I have now and I've negotiated for more or less the same salary, plus some benefits. When I'll notify my ...
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Poached by my client, and I want to accept, what do I say to my current employer?

I work as a Marketing Consultant within a small agency in Australia. I've been there for 4 years and recently was given the opportunity to manage the marketing account for a new client. After working ...
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Application rejected because of bank statement

I am from India. I have 4.6 years experience. Recently I have resigned from the startup company and got selected in a big reputed company but during my background verification my application got ...
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Was it an offer? or part of the screening process?

I'm having trouble determining where I stand with a company. I did a Skype interview (they're located out of state), then they asked me about my salary requirements, I told them, and they gave me a ...
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Should I wait for offer letter? [duplicate]

I attended an interview 2 weeks ago. I cleared all the rounds and discussed with HR on salary also. HR told me that he would get back to me in a couple of days regarding my salary and designation and ...
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How to negotiate salary based on Quality of life?

I've negotiated based on cost of living, but how are salaries negotiated based on Quality of living? I've received an excellent job offer I want... Except for the Third Bullet: Offer salary was in ...
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Politely, immediately quit a job after a month? [duplicate]

Before you flag it as a duplicate I think my situation is a bit different from others I've read on here. I am currently in school studying for comp sci and was supposed to get co-op job this summer so ...
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Whether to politely decline a sentimental gesture?

I've taken on a wide enough variety of projects my manager has joked that "Jack-of-all-trades engineer" would be a good title for me. Yesterday our head of HR called me in to discuss moving from ...
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I was offered a salary range before the interview

I am looking for a new job at the moment. Last week I was sending my resume to employers. Today I received an email stating that they like my resume and that it is a good fit for the position I ...
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Can I negotiate salary “again” for a verbal job offer?

After my interview, came my first day of employment, but with no previous information about the position's benefits nor responsibilities. Now, the first day is done; and the benefits and salary are ...
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I wanted to know how to deal and negotiate with new employer regarding extension of joining date [duplicate]

I wanted to know how to deal and negotiate with new employer regarding extension of joining date as my current employer want me to serve full notice period. I tried all with my current employer to ...
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I feel like an offer I was just extended is an error, how do I approach this with the company/recruiter?

Long story short is that I've been looking to advance my career where I have almost 9 years of professional experience and was in interviews with a company to move into what seemed like that "next" ...
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How can I ask for a raise at my internship-turned-full time job?

I obtained an internship at a government healthcare organization doing IT work (my title is IT Technician) which I successfully "completed." They offered to let me stay on for the summer and through ...
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Expected a Direct Hire offer but turned out to be as a contractor

I'm currently employed by an automotive company, full time, direct hire, full benefits. I've been here for almost a year. Previous to that I was employed by another automotive company, also as a ...
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verbal offer and I accepted but no written offer yet [duplicate]

Hello Yesterday I received a verbal offer for a job and I accepted. I was given the salary, the start date and all the information needed. I was told that I would have the written offer emailed to me ...
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Going back to previous employer

I have worked for company "X" for 5 years and left the company couple of weeks ago. I am working for company "Y" now, but I don't like the work here and I am trying to go back to my previous company. ...
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Startup founder constantly delaying offer letter though given verbal confirmation [duplicate]

I interviewed for a startup by one of the two co-founders to whom I was introduced to through a mutual colleague. This was around 5 weeks ago. After an interview I was told that I would be a good fit ...
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Background check problem - mismatched previous employment dates [duplicate]

I got a conditional job offer (pending background check). My resume stated I worked for a company from Sept 2007 - Jan 2010. But, I worked for them from Sept 2007 - April 2009, and from Sept 2009 to ...
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Do you think i am selected for the job? [closed]

i made an interview on May 18 2915, in May 22,2015 the HR person called ma and asked me questions and told me about the wor and working hours and disscussed the salary with me, then he said i will ...
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Senior Negotiating Non-Senior Job Offer [closed]

I recently received a job offer. I really love the company and am excited about the offer and they interviewed me 3 times over the course of a month before receiving the offer. However, coming from a ...
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reneging on a signed job offer after getting competing offer from current employer [duplicate]

I'm in a confusing gray area where I accepted an offer at a new company and then gave my notice at my current company, but now my current employer is fighting hard to keep me. They've agreed to solve ...
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working with multiple employers at the same time [closed]

Long story short, I work in IT as a Software Developer and I used to earn 85,000$ with company A, with 10 paid vacation days and average insurance premium about 120$ per month and other benefits etc. ...
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Have an unofficial job offer from the company I want to work with but is it okay to say no to the other company? [duplicate]

I believe my situation might be different. I got two offers from company A & B. Both companies have been quite keen to hire me. Company B told me that they want to finalize everything by this ...
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To interview at another company (B) after accepting an offer from company (A) [duplicate]

I am in a little bit of fix. Recently I had been interview by a company "A", and received a job offer from them, which I formally accepted by signing. As with desperate candidates, I had applied to ...
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What are some good ways to negotiate a salary raise? [closed]

Suppose at company A I make X dollars (in thousands). An offer from company B is made for X+1 . What is the best way to negotiate a higher base salary (e.g. X+7 instead)? Would things like ...
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Waiting for the Job Offer letter

So here is a situation i find myself in. I have attended several interviews through the course of my career and i have been successful in securing offer letters within a period of 1 week from the ...
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I am negotiating with new employer and he texted me he is hoping to contact me

I am negotiating to change my job, but the job offer does not include the salary details and I am waiting for that. However, yesterday my new 'employer to be' texted me 'hope to make contact ...
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Trading fixed pay for shares on a project which is about halfway complete [closed]

A few years ago I worked for a software company which paid me an average salary. While there I had an idea for an internal project which greatly reduced costs, and emphasized my employers such project ...
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My ex-employer wants me back? My reporting manager never liked me [closed]

Today my ex-employer asked me if I am can join company back. I am not sure how to evaluate. I was the second employee of the off-shore branch. I was liking the job and learnt a lot of technologies. I ...
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Verbally accepting a job but no reply?

I verbally accepted a job on 5/6/2015. The manager looked over my resume and said that I just need to fill out an online application. He sent an email to HR and said that I verbally accepted, so we ...
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Employee Agreement wording regarding ownership of programs developed while employed [closed]

First of all, I'm new to the professional world of programming/development. Recently graduated and was lucky enough to land what I think is the exact job I was planning on working my way to. ...
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References not checked

I recently interviewed with a company and received a job offer. Prior to the interview, I was asked to provide three references, but even after getting the offer, none of my references have been ...
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Is it okay to tell the preferred company that you have received other job offers?

I have recently applied to Company A. I have gone through the 1st and 2nd interview and everything seems to be going well. In the 2nd interview, the senior manager told me that HR would get back to me ...
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Is it a common tactic to bluff about a job offer? [closed]

Specifically, I am wondering if it is common to bluff about a job offer in order to encourage a company I am interviewing with to make an offer sooner. What are some unforeseen consequences of doing ...
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Is there a conflict of interest in offer letter

I received a job offer from a company with following clauses Clause 1: We expect that you will not engage in or do any business or render any professional service outside the company either on ...
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The benefits I can ask for from companies in Germany?

I'm a recent graduate from a masters in CS from Germany. I currently live in Germany and looking for a job. However, since I'm new to job hunting I'm such a newbie in contracts and contracts ...
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Losing seniority at present job for a better opportunity [closed]

I'm at my present job as a programmer since 2007, in Northern NJ. I have 3 weeks of vacation, work from home when I have/want to, a good rapport with my manager/team and name recognition across our ...
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Ethical to accept job offer I may not start

Is it ethical to accept a job offer if I may accept another position before starting? A company extended to me a job offer; they offered median compensation for my field and area. I am also a ...
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Small Company Postpones Final Interview, should one be cautious?

I recently had a phone interview, followed by an in-person interview and assessment with a small software development company (less than 20 people), the company itself is less than three years old. ...
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Given notice period and left without job offer [closed]

Recently I left a job with 2 months notice period without getting a job offer. The reason I left was because I had not been paid my salary for 3 consecutive months. During this notice period I was ...
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Need a vacation 6 months after starting, when to bring it up?

For reasons explained in this question, I am currently looking for a new place of work. I have recently received a verbal offer from a hiring manager and have been told that a written offer will be ...
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Job offered, interview done, salary offered, how to follow up?

I recently applied for a paid internship position at one of the banks in my country. The HR rep called me and scheduled me for an interview. I did the interview and the next day they offered me the ...
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It is OK to leave a new job after 6 months for a new offer?

6 months ago I interviewed at two companies (Company A and Company B), heavily interested in working at both. Ultimately, Company B said I was overqualified, but they'd love to keep me in mind if a ...
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Should I let my manager know I'm considering another offer?

I currently have a full time job that is going well, but beginning to stagnate. I received an offer for another job that I'm very interested in, but still unsure if it's the right time to move on. Is ...
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my offer letter says “this offer is valid, subject to your clearing the reference check”. [duplicate]

my offer letter says "this offer is valid, subject to your clearing the reference check". what does it mean? Reference check was done or it will be done after the acceptance of offer
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Multiple offers - De facto standard for turning down offer due to low pay

I have been fortunate enough to receive offers from four different companies after taking a week of vacation days to interview with about 12 companies in total. What a scheduling task indeed. Two of ...
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Change jobs to earn more, or stay the same to gain experience? [closed]

The truth is that I think I have little experience, I'm working for less than 2 years in the same company, have no other professional experience. Before that I was a researcher for three years during ...
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Is it unethical to switch jobs just after one year of coming onsite [closed]

I work for an IT firm and got an onsite to US last year. Now I got an very good offer (45 percent hike plus perks) in a US MNC. I made sure that all my tasks are complete before I leave and completed ...