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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New employer postponed start date [on hold]

the Friday before I was supposed to start a new job, the company told me that I can`t start on Monday and they do not know the exact date when it is possible. I was wondering, if there are any legal ...
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Negotiating a salary for a low budget position

I was interviewed for the position X of company X. On the first interview they told me that the position it was for a graduate-junior but I am mid-level to Senior. They asked me to for salary ...
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Decision between two jobs [on hold]

I am a recently gratuated in Fine Arts. My life choice would be painting and a job that pays my bills. Last year I was searching for a job, mostly without success. I was working in a school as an art ...
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361 views

Pay rise at current role after new employer matched salary - should I ask for it to be matched again?

I've just recently signed my contract for my new position. The new position is with a government agency (UK) and works on a specified salary banding system. My current pay is higher than the lowest ...
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Will they treat my volunteer request like a normal holiday request? [duplicate]

I have been offered a job, but no start date yet. I'm confirmed to go away in November to volunteer assisting children in South America for two weeks (helping to build homes etc) but during my ...
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Need offer letter for visa

The company gave me an email saying I have got the internship however I asked for the confirmation letter (as I need to apply for visa) on Monday and now it's Thursday and I still don't have it. I ...
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Changing job and employee's loyalty? [closed]

I just started my job at the company A but now I received a better job offer from the company B. I don't know if I should take it or not, since I feel guilty with company A and I also feel bad because ...
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Is it likely that the company will rescind an accepted offer if I don't graduate in time?

I accepted a position as a software developer at a large multinational company after having completed an internship there last summer. We negotiated the start date to what I thought to be sufficiently ...
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No experience /reliving letter [duplicate]

I joined in a startup last year, Since the company want me to join fast I joined there soon after getting the offer letter. Now I have completed 1+ year and got a new offer. So when asked for my ...
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196 views

Is it rude to ask to extend the deadline on an internship offer for next year?

I'm currently doing a summer internship until the beginning of September, and today I received a formal return offer for next summer. I only have until next Friday to respond, which is before my ...
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167 views

Salary Increase vs good boss and bad teamates [closed]

I graduated about 16 months ago with my PhD. After 8 months of postdoc I was offered a position at a global mid-sized company. The company is family owned. I moved across country for this position. My ...
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How can I minimize damage from terminating an at-will internship before it starts?

I'm in a similar situation as this person: Can I terminate an accepted at-will internship before it starts? I am currently doing an internship at a large company, and I have received a offer for an ...
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390 views

Is it okay to show the offer letter to my current employer?

I have just received an offer from Company B while working in Company A. The offered salary from Company B is about 1.5 times better than my current Company A. After telling my boss from Company A for ...
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359 views

Reapplying to a job that I was given an offer for but turned down at the time

Let's say I interviewed for a job and it worked out well. At the time I was given the offer, there were too many things going on in my life and thinking about relocating and such made it impossible to ...
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Declined job offer with recruiter after signing employer contract [closed]

My situation, Location South Africa with regards to Labour Law I got a job offer through a recruitment agency which I subsequently signed, when handing in resignation to my current position (Hosted ...
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353 views

Do I tell recruiter whose offer I will decline, the details of the offer that I have accepted?

After working with a recruiter on an offer (and getting the offer) I got a comparable offer at my current company. I decided to decline the recruiter's offer and accept my current employer's counter ...
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214 views

Should I accept a job that I will quit in the near future? [closed]

Similar to this, albeit slightly different. Long story short, I recently got a job and am supposed to start in the coming two days. However, I'm not really happy about the role and am still talking ...
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How to push a conversation for a transfer between two companies within a parent company?

I currently work for Company D. I work on a small infrastructure team (5 people for all of North America), and we service a few other companies (Company B, Company I, and Company O) within a parent ...
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149 views

Should I tell my internship company that I've been offered another job?

I'm currently interning with a company during the summer. A few weeks ago, my team lead asked me if I was interested in continuing my internship remotely, once I go back to school. I expressed my ...
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279 views

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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198 views

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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261 views

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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291 views

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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129 views

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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115 views

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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164 views

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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825 views

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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258 views

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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302 views

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 ...