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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Oracle Identity Management (IDM) vs DevOps future Scope? [on hold]

I have total experience of 2 years and I have worked on Oracle Identity manager (OIM) for almost 2 years and have good understanding of it. I'n new to DevOps,going for beginner training. Now the ...
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Is it OK to accept a job with a team lead title while I am working as a Solutions architect [on hold]

I am working in open source technologies for years and now offered a job with a title of just team lead. I have asked if it can be changed or not? They said no. Please advice
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Contact company before sending an application?

I'm from Germany and i'll be looking for a job (software developer) in Belgium later this year (Flanders area like Gent, Antwerp, Bruges). My English is fluent but i don't speak a word of Flemish. ...
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A verbal offer followed by a rejection letter

I recently received a phone call from the Head of School that my interview was successful. However, after one week's silence, I received a rejection letter from the HR system saying that my job ...
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Re-applying to a company which offer I initially turned down?

(There's a similar question but my situation is slightly different. So I thought of just asking.) Background: I’m working overseas & my residency is sponsored by the companies that hire me. I am ...
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What's worse, renege on an accepted offer, or work for 2 weeks then quit? [closed]

Here's the situation, I accepted an offer then I just got a call from another company (who's know for being slow) that they are prepared to make an offer. I like the 2nd company better, so I am ...
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How do I resolve interviewing where companies offer 10% less than I ask? [closed]

I'm actively searching for a job right now and passed a decent amount of interviews. I ask average salary in the market and have several offers. The selection is not so big, but I revealed a rule: ...
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Is it ethical to share a hiring incentive?

A former colleague of mine is looking for a new job, and I told him I think he'd be very happy taking one of several open positions at my current company. I believe the compensation, benefits and ...
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I am hired but company is repeatedly delaying paperwork from around a month

I was hired for an international internship last month by a company. It was a visa sponsoring job. It took me quite a long to find the internship so I was already very late to join. I was originally ...
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Accepting an offer I initially rejected? [closed]

I am recent graduate and I have gotten a few offers a few days ago. I don't I handle things really well, and here is what happened 1.) Verbally accepted offer from company A 10 minutes after ...
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I already have a summer internship but got another offer from a family friend. Is there a way to ask if I can intern with him next summer? [closed]

My current internship is the best learning experience and is offering me a part-time job through school, next year. But this family friend has a really good internship with a big company. I want to ...
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How do I ask my current employer to match a signing bonus from a new potential employer?

I have a very unique role in an area that is a super-premium skill area. A competitor has come along and offered a compelling role, and offered a decent package with outstanding signing bonus to ...
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salary negotiation after verbal acceptance of job offer [duplicate]

I have verbally given acceptance to an offer which I think is a very low for me.Since this is my first job change and I like the current position in the company ,I said yes.The HR reverted back with ...
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Can one company ask offer letter of another company

I have a job offer from company A and I mentioned that during hr rounds to another company B. Now company B has selected me but before sending the offer letter to me they want the offer letter of ...
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Time to Put Together an Offer Letter - Major U.S. Accounting Firm [duplicate]

Last month, I went through the interview process with a major NYC-based accounting firm. I attended four interviews, progressively meeting higher and higher-ranking executives within the department. ...
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What is the best way to deny a job offer and leave the door open for the near future?

So I received a job offer but I would like to wait a couple of more months to check the market and apply to other jobs. I'm just starting my job search, I'm not in a hurry and I would like to take the ...
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How can a new graduate find work when applications require experience? [duplicate]

I have 3 more weeks until my final exams in undergraduate school. It is the best feeling ever. Basically I'm in an electrical engineering program, and most of the time I spend in school is just ...
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Should I pretend to think of a better solution on the spot in a follow-up interview about a coding exercise?

I have an interview soon, and they notified me that I would be speaking with a developer about the online coding problem I solved before (as my first screening). I didn't get 100% on that, but I ...
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Calling a company for an interview decision [duplicate]

I'm involved in a coop program at my school and after receiving a job offer, you must accept it in 24 or it is considered to be declined. I received an offer today from Company A. Previously I'd ...
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Interviewing after accepting a conditional offer

I accepted a conditional offer at a company a couple of weeks ago. We talked on the phone, they offered a number, I said I would accept that, and they sent me an email with a link to a website where I ...
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after job interview and initial offer not hearing back from recruiter

I had a phone interview, that moved into an in person. I had a questionnaire to fill and then the manager sent me an email to refill the questionnaire, which I did and replied with a thank you note. 2 ...
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Counter Offer can it ever be good? [closed]

I have read multiple times about counter offers always being bad? Now to fully explain my situation I have been with a company 2 years now who I have loved working for and would consider the majority ...
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Administrative Delay in Making Formal Offers

I have applied to a competitive research internship program in the US. I was told about two weeks ago that I have been shortlisted and it says on their website that the selection outcome will be ...
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Working 2 full time software jobs? [closed]

I'm interested in working 2 full time positions at two different companies. The first company is the company I am already working full time and salaried. The workload is laid-back and not super ...
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1answer
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Dilemma in job and internship offers from the same company [closed]

I've got a job offer from a company and agreed for a specific salary. I then participated in a national level competition held by the same company and was one of the finalists. In response to my ...
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Contingent offer letter and continuing to look for a job

I just received an offer letter contingent on a background check. I think the check will be alright, but this also might take up to 6 weeks. I'm not working now, so my question is what happens if ...
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Accepted one job offer, next day got a better offer! [closed]

Got a job offer yesterday & accepted, making 9.oo hr, 2 hrs a day Monday through Friday, today got another offer making 12.00 an hr. 30 hrs, a week, I feel extremely bad, what should I say to them ...
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I got rejected and now they called again [closed]

I am a college student looking for his first internship. Not long ago I applied for a big multinational pharmaceutical company which they called and set up the interview. Everything went perfect to ...
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What does “We will have to keep you for future reference” mean?

A company sent me a job offer by email after a job interview, We would like to offer you the position with basic salary of $[number]. Do let us know your feedback and concern by today. I've ...
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Is breaking a company bond suicidal for your career? [closed]

If I join this company right after graduation I would have to sign a bond and pay a fixed amount to be deposited as security measure in case I leave the company before 2 years! They say they will be ...
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Meaning of “has executed this Agreement as to Proprietary Rights this … day of …” on a job offer

I just recently received a job offer (yay) but I'm unsure what should be filled in the blank lines of this part from my job offer.
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Employer playing games [closed]

I got an offer letter for a new job and accepted it. I was trying to negotiate with HR on the phone when I was told the company no longer wanted to hire me and that the offer was withdrawn. I was ...
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When to contact recruiter about written offer? [duplicate]

Last Friday I was extended a verbal offer for an entry-level job at a large corporation. In the phone call, the recruiter and I discussed salary, benefits and my start date. They also mentioned that I ...
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Should I say something if actual weekly pay doesn't match the offer letter?

After accepting an offer and beginning to work it is noticed that the weekly pay (before taxes) on the pay stub is not the same as the amount mentioned in the offer letter. The actual weekly pay is ...
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I got a job offer, and not two hours later, got an interview to a more promising company

I'm not entirely sure what I should do. I got the message saying the job wants me to start in about a week's time, and have sent me the paper work to sign and everything. Shortly after, I got a ...
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How to politely postpone accepting an offer while expecting another? [duplicate]

What is the most professional and courteous way to ask for more time before signing an employment contract? I have applied to Company A and Company B. Company A was first, but Company B is my ...
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Salary Negotiations between 2 offers

I got a offer letter from a company A. I am in talk with other company B. I am optimistic about getting offer from B. B asked about A's salary offer and I told them. In the meantime, A increased their ...
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Rejecting an Offer [closed]

Just went through a round of interviews and liked the company. But not any more than my current Job. The offer was lower than I am willing to take to move to a new job. So I am going to send a ...
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I signed an offer. Can I change my mind? [closed]

I signed an offer letter for a job that will start later this year. Now I changed my mind, and I want to accept another job. My question is: can I refuse a job after I signed an offer letter without ...
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Should I tell the rejected company where I accepted an offer?

I applied for internships at companies A and B. Company A offered me an internship and company B offered me an interview. I decided to accept company A's offer and email company B to let them know ...
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Can an offer be rescinded even after both parties electronically signed a contract? [closed]

This happened on May 2015 but I still have that little bug biting on my neck as it was -for me- a dream job. Early May 2015 I got an email from a software development company inviting me to apply as ...
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Job offer - should I be concerned about lower salary + higher bonus than discussed?

I'm a long-time freelancer, about to convert in a contract-to-hire scenario. Salary talks went as follows: Company offers $X salary I counter with $X + $5k Company offers $X + $5k "with bonus ...
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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 ...