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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How could I ask my future employer if I can work remotely?

I accepted a job back in October as a software developer for a company I've interned for twice. I have a great relationship with the company, and they were eager to hire me on after the summer's work. ...
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Verbal Job Offer and Training Date But No Email

I went to an interview, and received a job offer later that day over the phone. She told me the amount I'd be paid, the department I'd be in and the day to come in for training. I was told I would ...
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Sent offer letter to another employer [closed]

Yesterday I received an offer from a company and signed and sent it back. The job does not start for another three weeks and I had an offer to work from home for a fraction of that salary. So I ...
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Summer internship offer from company that's due to be acquired before the start of the internship

I recently received an offer for a (paid) summer internship at a large, publicly traded company. However, I've noticed that this company is set to be acquired by an even bigger publicly traded ...
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Persistent technical communication issues over the phone, how should I handle it?

I'm job hunting and there's this company (in the states, if that matters) that wants to interview me and for a while we haven't been able to communicate because my cellphone isn't working and they ...
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Following Up About an Unsolicited Job Offer?

I work as a front-end designer and developer for the e-commerce department of a retail giant. It's not exactly the work I want to be doing, so I've been taking on freelance clients, one of which is an ...
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Salary error in job offer [closed]

I received an offer letter for a job with a significant salary. It seemed like a great offer for the type of employment and to be sure, I confirmed the amount verbally with the HR director and he ...
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How to get US work authorization for new recruits?

Say, you're recruiting a person from India and wanted him to join your company in US. In such case: What does it take to get this authorization? How long might it take? Is there additional cost to ...
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Quitting a job before even starting [duplicate]

My current situation is as follows: I have received an offer from a small firm. I have verbally accepted the offer and I should be starting in a few weeks. The terms of my employment are at-will ...
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Negotiate salary after accepting in verbal offer [duplicate]

I am having an issue with my verbal offer. I applied for a big company with a very less hope to win it. However, after phone interview (4 days after of my application), and face-to-face interview with ...
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Who can be my satisfactory references when accepting a job offer?

So I recently got a job offer, which is subject to two satisfactory references. In this case, who can be my reference other than my former employer? By the way I live in Sydney, Australia. I am a ...
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Verbal resignation and counter offer should I give a formal resignation letter

I am currently quite happy with my current company and role except the commute to workplace, it got to a point that I could not longer do it so I applied for a new role near my home and offered a new ...
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Accepted job offer via e-mail, no response after. When should I follow up?

Got the job offer via e-mail which I've never experienced before since it had always been in person on my past two jobs. I replied to the e-mail and accepted the offer but with a few questions at the ...
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Negotiating after disclosing Salary Expected [closed]

i am likely to get a job offer with a company for which i am very excited but i did a mistake by disclosing my salary expectation in start itself. After checking the current market trend and another ...
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Negotiating Multiple Offers as College Student [duplicate]

The Scenario: I will graduate in May. Right now I have good offer with Job A. It makes a good salary in an alright location. I have applied for another job, Job B, and made it past the pre-screen, ...
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Is it inappropriate to contact the hiring manager if a candidate's timeline is extremely short? [duplicate]

I interviewed a couple weeks ago (let's call them Alpha Co) and was told last Friday that they're on the next step, the background and reference check. So it sounds like they'd proceed with an offer ...
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What to do? I have one interview for a great company, another one called me today! [duplicate]

I have applied to a number of positions and have received a Skype interview request from one company which I very much prefer. This interview would be scheduled sometime over the next three days. ...
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background checked and privacy

I wonder how background checks work. I've had an offer from an english company (the job being in France) I was willing to accept. They made an offer valid only with a background checked ok. I signed ...
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How to quit a job after being there a week for a better offer [duplicate]

I was unemployed for about a month and applied to many places. Finally I landed a job and was told to start immediately. The pay is much less than what i was earning before and it is much more work. ...
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My old boss wants me back but 2 employees may not welcome me [closed]

I've been at my new job for 4 months but honestly with my skills l feel like I can be more productive at a fast pace setting. I left my old job because I felt overworked; I was drowning and the site ...
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Company still interviewing people three weeks after my interview [duplicate]

I interviewed for a job three weeks ago, and thought that it went pretty well. I was told that they'd have decision in three weeks. I contacted the main interviewer Friday, and he told me that they ...
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Inform brand new employer about another offer?

So I just formally accepted a position with a new company (Company A). I haven't begun work with them yet. I informed another company that I was in talks with (Company B) that I had accepted the ...
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How can I tactfully/respectfully decline a job offer due to depression?

Here's the context: I'm a Software Engineer at one of the most elite companies in the world, I've been in the industry for five years, having worked on numerous projects, ranging from small to very ...
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How to decline a job opportunity politely through phone interview?

Currently I am an experienced developer who is looking for a job change. I got calls from companies after I updated my resume in job portals. I got a call from a company stating that they are ...
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Job offer negotation: trying to communicate over email, but employer keeps calling on the phone

I interviewed with a company for an engineering position and I got to know that they will be extending an offer. Since then, the exchanges between me and HR have been frustrating: First they called ...
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Rejecting offer for co-founder / CTO job with small stake and zero salary? [closed]

I recently received job offers from 2 start-ups. Both are offering me co-founder/CTO positions. Their offers are 10% stack, and 15-30% (with the caveat of no salary), respectively. One of these ...
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Is it appropriate to e-mail a former boss directly about being rehired after working somewhere else for a year?

I had an internship for about 6 months, was asked to interview at another company and I decided to do it to see if I was interested and was offered an internship at the other company. Around this time ...
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How to negotiate my first job offer as an undergraduate when the salary offered is below median? [closed]

I'm currently an undergraduate student and just got my first job offer as an entry-level iOS developer in Illinois to be started as soon as I graduate. The following are the perks: 1.) $60,000 salary ...
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I want to join my Ex Employer…Need suggestions [closed]

I left my old company after working for 5.5 years and I was happy with my work and pay package there.Eventually, I joined a new firm three months back as my ex manager offered me a good position with ...
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How can I deal with one expiring job offer when I was given another verbal offer, but no paperwork? [closed]

It was hard to make the title accurately represent the question, so please read the following: In October I was given my first (and, at the time, only) job offer at company A. I was told I had until ...
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How do short-term temp assignments affect my resume and career path?

I am looking for work and registered with some consultancies. They called me for two week jobs, but when I met them, I told them that I am looking for permanent or temporary work for more than three ...
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Salary expectations with plenty of experience but no credentials [duplicate]

I'll try to keep this as simple as possible. I work for a company that provides services to other companies within a specific industry. I've been working for the same customer for over 10 years and ...
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What to do when you are not paid as offered in a contract?

I recently started a new job through a temp agency, and upon being hired and offered the position, I received an email from the agency that the rate is $X an hour. When submitting my hours on a ...
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Worried about changing jobs with the need for accommodations

I am considering interviewing for another company. At my current job I have a standing desk which I need for my health. I was able to get this desk after providing supporting medical documentation. A ...
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Should I allow my boss to make me an offer to stay when I'm planning to resign for a different job? [duplicate]

So I got a job offer that gives 20k more on the same role that I have now, in a different company. However, I kind of like working where I am now. I'm thinking of letting my boss know of my ...
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Significance of Blood Relation & Relatives working in an organization

I want to know why, when applying to some companies, they ask if we have any person of blood relation or any relatives in their organization. Why does it matter? Would an uncle count as a blood ...
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Going on planned vacation before starting possible new job [duplicate]

So I had an internship over the summer at a bank, which extended into the final semester of my master's program. I will be done with my finals in a few weeks and my internship will finish around the ...
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What is the best way to cancel 3rd interview with company about to make offer?

I have a gig that is 100% commission (sales) but lots of freedom and ability to basically do as I please, just get deals done. Interviewed at another gig - in totally different industry - seeking more ...
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Leaving internship for full time position [closed]

I am currently doing a 3-month paid internship program - it started 3 weeks ago and will be conclusive in 3 months. This company does not promise to provide me with a position afterwards. Now I've ...
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Negotiating over time off

Is it prudent or feasible to negotiate unpaid time off when Job offer is offered. IE I have planned on taking time off during Christmas is it unheard of to ask for unpaid time off during 4 days of ...
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Can I negotiate my salary if the HR manager miscalculated the salary?

I was recently offered a communications job for a state-wide health care services provider. The HR manager called me, offered me the job, and told me the hourly rate. I was in the car at the time so I ...
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Negotiation leading to job offer being rescinded?

I got a conditional offer for a company and was beginning to research salaries for that field to counter their first offer. I am going to be a new time hire (graduating in the spring), but have a ...
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I lied during a job interview about my current employment status. What is the best way to fix it in the second interview?

In a first interview (with the head and global head of the department) for a senior researcher position in a multinational company, I hesitated and said that I'm currently employed instead of telling ...
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Should I ask company Y to extend the deadline for their offer when I'm waiting to hear from company X? [duplicate]

Now normally I would assume it always makes more sense to ask Y for quicker results, since it seems generally easier for a company to give you results sooner than it is for a company to extend a ...
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Got two letters with different salaries for the same job. Help me with a solid argument

I got a promotion at work, going to work for another dept with a better salary. When I spoke with my HR rep she said Compensation Dept came back with an X salary and a Jr. title, but that she fought ...
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Disengaged with a recruiter after taking a position elsewhere. They want to know where I've accepted my new position, should I tell them?

I just formally accepted a written offer from a company. As a courtesy, I told an external recruiter I was working with on a different firm that I was no longer interested in continuing the interview ...
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How to ask about performance-related bonus

I once received a job offer that included a bonus based on "company and individual performance." I wanted to have a bit more specific information about the bonus in order to evaluate the level of ...
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Is there anything I need to be aware of with a relatively late start date?

I was offered a position at a firm I interviewed at recently. HR considered me starting at the beginning of December (a little more than two weeks from now), but decided instead that I should start ...
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I verbally accepted an offer.. can I renegotiate?

I have been working in a very toxic office where I was really getting taken advantage of. I started looking around in the same industry and secured a job interview. Things in my current office ...
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Should I wait or should I grab the existing opportunity? [closed]

I applied for two companies and I and I thought I had received both jobs. Company A emailed me a job offer a day before Company B. It was basically just a plain job offer sheet stating all benefits ...