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 do I decline an offer from a job I'm not longer sure about?

I'm currently job hunting. A few weeks ago I got a call from one of the jobs I applied to inviting me to an interview. The job was at a startup (I couldn't find very much information about them, the ...
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What approach can be used to negotiate for higher PTO/salary, when I have a better offer in hand?

My current position I have a job that I really like, and suits me quite well. It is in the software industry and I am writing code for websites. What makes it great I suppose is also my working ...
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A new company is offering better conditions, but I decided to stay at the current job. Is there any harm in telling my boss? Can I gain anything?

I got a call from a recruiter from another firm and they gave me a tentative offer that is overall better than my current job. The company was looking for somebody with my skill set and they were ...
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What questions can I ask after being turned down but offered a different position?

I had 5 interviews for a start up position in logistics for a large well known company. Made it all the way to the Sr.VP level for an interview. I heard from them weekly for 3 weeks then the e-mails ...
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When should I tell a prospective employer about a criminal conviction that resulted in a felony? [duplicate]

During the interview? After the conditional offer? Prior to the background check? Never? I had a job offer recently for a data scientist role and didn't disclose it because they never asked. They ...
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Visa to work in European Union [closed]

I'm a non-EU citizen. Got an email asking to confirm whether I have a Visa to work in European Union without restrictions or sponsorships? Does it mean that I have to get the Visa before applying for ...
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Changing Job during the probation period as a WebDev

I am a Web Developer in Germany who started a new job at an agency three months ago which I really do like working for. Now someone at a major tech company was offering me a position and it's a really ...
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Changing the job start date after changing it once already [closed]

I recently accepted a job offer from a company that is allowing me to start after I graduate from university. During the interview, it was said that the start date was "negotiable to the successful ...
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What is Verbal Offer Letter

I am working in a Start up company. Usually my company will not give offer letter for employees at the time of Employment. I got a good offer from MNC and they have asked for Offer Letter. When I ...
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Offer letter delay from a company [duplicate]

I'm 3+ years experienced and had my interview with a company 1 month before and still waiting for offer letter. All rounds were completed along with salary negotiation. When I contacted HR, he said ...
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Is it wise to release your current income if what you expected is twice as high as your current salary?

So here is the thing. My close one feels he is extremely underpaid. IT professional with 2 years of experience got paid around 46K. So he decided to see the market. After his research he found for his ...
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Is it wise to sign such agreement that will allow company to extract all information about you prior or current work? [closed]

I heard one of my close one has passed two phone interview and now getting ready for a face-to-face interview. However, they now sent him the applicant application to fill out that has a clause in the ...
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Got 3 part-time job offers (retail), verbally accepted all of them but now need to turn down one of them

I have applied for 3 part-time roles. All of them are are part time in-store sales in fashion industry. All of them extended an offer. I verbally accepted all on the phone since things were not ...
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Once I've made a decision to take a job, should I go to another scheduled remote on-site interview? [duplicate]

Tomorrow I'll be flying to Europe for an on-site interview with company A. Thursday of next week I will then fly to an on-site interview in the US at company B. If Company A makes an offer before ...
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How to retract a salary negotiation? [closed]

I received a written job offer yesterday and was given a deadline to reply by today. The company called me again today to confirm, but I missed their call. The recruiter left a voice message saying ...
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How long to wait for formal offer letter? [duplicate]

I finished my 2 rounds of interview with a company 'A' on Friday evening. First one was telephonic and second was on-site. After on-site interview, I had sent out a 'thank you' email to the HR. After ...
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Salary negotiation dilemma between established company and start up [closed]

So in past weeks there have been salary negotiations going back and forth between me and 2 companies Company A(Promising Startup). Company B(An Established Company.) A little background: ...
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Under what circumstances would it be acceptable to cancel an offer that has already been accepted

A company whose offer I accepted is having a major technical issue with their online onboarding application which is preventing me from completely signing off on each of the tasks required. There is a ...
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Where can I get reliable short-term programming development help ? [closed]

Recently , I tried using CraigsList to hire someone for Java help. I offered large money ($80/hour). Sadly, the guy that I found turned out a dud . Where can I get reliable short-term Java ...
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Already employed and have 2 job offers. Both of them accepted [duplicate]

I am currently working. The reason I started looking for a job was my spouse's job was relocated and my company does not promote telecommuting. so I started interviewing. And hence I currently have ...
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Is it misleading to include FICA “benefits” in an offer letter?

I received an offer letter today and found it very odd that they included Medicare and Social Security contributions the company would make on my behalf. I thought such employer + employee ...
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Rescinded Job Offer after background [closed]

I was offered a job contingent on the background check, Needless to say I gave notice at my current job. So I received a call from my potential new job informing me that they found a DUI on my record ...
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Does it really take long to sign a contract after saying yes to verbal offer?

I was interviewed for this big company for an entry-level position back in Feb. Got to the interview with the manager and got an email telling me congratulations and the HR will help me with the ...
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Getting back in touch with hiring manager!

I interviewed for a position in a different state about 6 months ago. My husband's job was asking him to come there, so I started looking for a job. The hiring manager really liked me and gave me a ...
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can I change my mind after signing contract? [closed]

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 [closed]

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 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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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 ...