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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Forfeit side businesses in order to accept an offer? [on hold]

Recently, I received an offer for an executive position at a large firm. I work in the tech industry in Silicon Valley. On the whole, I'm happy with the proposed job and compensation, benefits etc. ...
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Can I continue being a member of my LLC while taking an offer at a startup? [on hold]

I started an open source project a couple years ago, and I have been providing consulting services around that project. I started an LLC with a business partner to perform contract work around our ...
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I'm leaving because I didn't get a raise. What should I tell my employer if they ask why I'm leaving? [duplicate]

I have been working with my current employer for about two years now. I filled in a specific niche role, which has since expanded to become an important part of our software department. I not only ...
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When changing jobs, do I need to inform where the new job is?

I recently accepted a new job offer and handed my resignation to my current employer. However they are very insistent on knowing where I'm going to work. Is this a normal thing? I know that my ...
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How to find an agent for freelance jobs [on hold]

I'm a developer, and I'm a newbie in a freelance, so for now it's hard for me to find the jobs. I would like to find an agent who can find the programming jobs for me. How and where can I find such ...
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How to counter-offer (negotiate salary) for a job I'm pretty sure I don't want? [on hold]

I'll try to keep this to the point (and probably won't succeed, sorry). I left a former employer 8 months ago for my new position. I wasn't happy with my new role and expressed my dislike to a former ...
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Got job offer, counteroffered, asked to prove current salary, can't due to confidentiality, then no reply

I received a job offer on 12th May. While I was pretty much 100% ready to accept, I decided to reply with a counteroffer as the offered salary was actually in the lower range for the position and ...
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How often I can follow-up over verbal job offer

In January 2016, I interviewed with a very large company for which I'd very excited about working. After 3 weeks, they interviewed me again and everything looked good. After another 3 weeks, they ...
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How can I refuse a potential employer permission to talk to my ex manager

I recently got laid off and the main reason was my differences with my manager. We never liked each other's working style so after many bouts he let me go. I am close to getting a new offer. I ...
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Which company should I join [closed]

I have a difficult choice to make.I am 24 years old and have just finished my masters course in computer application. I have to select between two companies the first is ABC which is an agency broker ...
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Receiving a different offer before first day of employment

I received an offer from Company A on Monday. I got an offer letter and agreed to a background check, but never signed anything stating I accepted (This is a US based company, and I live in an at-will ...
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What if the last day of a two weeks notice lands on a holiday? [duplicate]

I was offered a position at another company and have limited time to give my two week notice for my current job. However, I see that if I give my notice today (Monday 5/16) then exactly two weeks from ...
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Should you tell a potential employer with an offer that you're interviewing with another company?

After more than a month of waiting, I received an offer from a potential employer last week. However, the day before they contacted me about the offer, another company set me up for an interview. ...
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Conditional job offer [closed]

In the case a conditional job offer is denied, is the employer required to inform the potential employee of this decision and if so how long should it take for them to get back to you??
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Two Internship in One Summer?

I interviewed with two different firms for internships this upcoming summer. I received an offer from one, and didn't hear back from the other. So I accepted the offer and moved on. However, the ...
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2answers
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Using imminent job offer to goose others

I have several hooks in the water right now in terms of a new job. Some of these opportunities pay extremely well but require relocation, which I am loathe to do because I don't want to uproot my ...
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Should I get bonded or hope to get a potential new job offer [closed]

I applied for a new job about 6 months ago and after a fairly quick round of interview they (potential new employer) got back to me today. I am happy they have asked me permission to contact my ...
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Handling Job Offers

My situation is this: I had a company recruiter (company A) apply "pressure tactics" on me to accept the offer soon. I had benefits questions that took some time to clear, the job also requires me ...
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Will counter offer work in this situation?

I joined the company as a junior engineer and the pay was a fair salary for the role. The first year I got a small 5% increase which is typical. So, in preparation for 2nd year annual review, I ...
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Responding to job offer while waiting for another offer at same company? [closed]

I'm in a bit of a panic right now, so I'd love some advice. I'm sorry in advance for the long post. I applied for two different positions at the same company (a large hospital), let's call them job A ...
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Is it OK to accept a job with a team lead title while I am working as a Solutions architect [closed]

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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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.