Questions tagged [job-acceptance]

The etiquette/protocol associated with accepting a job offer.

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Professionally thanking recruiter for increased salary offer

I recently got a job offer from a company for $x per year. I would have probably accepted it at that amount (as I really liked the company), but I still wasn't completely satisfied with the salary. ...
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Grades vs. projects in job application

I am teaching computer science undergraduates, who will most likely go to work in the software industry. They often ask me for career advice and I want to know what advice to give them. Specifically, ...
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How to apply for job outside my qualification? [closed]

I have worked in one kind of job, but realized that it is not the right job for me.I decided to apply for both new kind of jobs and the original type of job, but it seems I am stuck. For current type ...
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What to do after accepting a job offer?

I have about 4 weeks prior to starting the job and I will be travelling. I recently emailed the hiring manager about my job offer acceptance. I have also obtained a confirmation email about the ...
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Sending a photo of my bank account card to the future employer

I accepted a job offer for a student support position in a major bank in Austria. As expected, they require me to send some documentation before I start working there. What surprised me is that they ...
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Accepted job offer but employer is not responsive. What should I do?

Well it wasn't exactly a job offer; I got an internship offer on April 2nd in New York. There was a lot of stuff I had to put into consideration like the job, money, housing, etc. But ultimately I did ...
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Should I be transparent with job offer deadlines to all recruiters?

I initially received a job offer from Company A on Monday and they told me they wanted a response to their offer by Thursday. I relayed this information to the recruiters from Company B, C and D. I ...
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What, exactly, is required to become a construction manager? [closed]

Does one need experience as a laborer, such as a carpenter, to become a construction manager in addition to a bachelor's degree in construction management, or is the bachelor's degree, along with some ...
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As an early-career software developer, how important is first employer “brand recognition” to my resume? [closed]

I am a Computer Science Master's student in the US, and I am in the good position of having choices of jobs to take after graduation. On the one hand, I have interviewed with a few local companies. I ...
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Offered a contract job with no interview?

Got offered a job as a contractor without talking to the actual client. The client is a really big company. It all seems a bit too good to be true, is there anyway to verify. Events: Saw an advert ...
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Continue with the interviews? [duplicate]

I was actively looking for a job change and 2 weeks back accepted an offer. I'm satisfied with the offered salary and after a long discussion, the expectations from the position. I'm currently serving ...
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Accept a job I don't want when I know I may get a better offer? [closed]

I am currently an intern for a large (non tech) company working in a technical role. I will graduate in about six months. I have been applying to a number of full time roles with businesses that ...
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I have a firm job offer for a position but have been offered an interview for a better position [duplicate]

I went for an interview yesterday for a Lab Technician in a school. I was the only candidate for the job and I was offered it on the spot. I said something like "Yes, but I need to discuss it with my ...
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I accepted a job at first but rhen turned it down. How do I handle this on my resume? [duplicate]

A few weeks ago I accepted a job. However before I worked there or even had training, I turned it down. I felt like a few things that happened during the process didn't feel right so I turned it down. ...
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Accepting job offer based on technology used at company [closed]

I am currently a software developer with 2 years experience with Java and C#. I have been offered a job at a reputable company with a higher salary and better benefits then current employer. However ...
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Internship director recinded offer after “my poor communication”, despite having already accepted it. Is this a red flag?

I am a fourth year university student and a 1 year internship is required before I can work professionally in my field. I recently accepted an offer to join an internship on the conditions that I ...
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Should I let the company I “accepted” first know that I'm still interviewing with another company?

I'm a college senior who is graduating in a couple weeks so for the past few months I've been job searching like crazy trying to get a job lined up for after graduation. I currently have a "job offer" ...
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How to accept a **Promise of hiring** (promesse d'embauche)

I received a legal document called promise of hiring 2 hours ago. I translated it from French to English on Google Translate, so nevermind the errors. Hello Hani,   As a result of our ...
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How to ask HR to extend my joining date before my offer letter was issued

I've been working in a company for 3 years and recently i was hired for another company and i said that my notice period was 30 days. They sent me a salary breakup today and asked me to acknowledge. ...
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How to express interest in future intern opportunities even though accepting a competitors offer?

Before jumping to "Duplicate" as found here: What is the best way to deny a job offer and leave the door open for the near future? I really thought this was an appropriate question given my ...
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Refusing a job offer after already having signed an acceptance letter

So I'm currently in my third year in college in the United States with an intention to go into consulting after graduation. I about 3 months ago was offered an analytics summer internship at a fortune ...
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How to keep employment options open while not rejecting offer?

This past summer I interned at a company which then offered me a full-time position for after I graduate in June. I am very glad I have this offer, however there are a couple issues I have: The ...
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Go for unexpected opportunity after accepting another offer [duplicate]

I'm currently working as a web developer in the DC area. About two months ago I interviewed with a well respected company (company A) after a good friend of mine referred me internally. After a rather ...
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what does the acceptance mail from a background verification mean?

I have got an offer letter from a company. They asked me to undergo background verification process by providing me a link. I have finished submitting all of my documents. after six hours a person ...
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Reneged offer Company wants to contact new company

I recently reneged on an offer of Company A as the new offer from Company B I got was a dream offer as it aligned very well with my skills and career goals. The HR person from A wants to contact B to ...
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Background check leading to offer getting rescinded [closed]

I currently accepted and signed a job offer for Company A since they did not give more time and I had no choice. The joining date would be 6 months after I signed the offer. 2 months before the ...
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What is US work permit?

I was sending my job applications to companies to some companies in US. Almost each of them was asking for US work permit. I'm an Indian. I was applying for jobs which offers relocation and visa ...
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Should I get in touch with the recruiter with respect to accepting a job offer?

Last Wednesday, I received a job offer from Company A. The recruiter from Company A and I communicated back and forth until we agreed to terms that I would accept.† Company A gave me until Monday to ...
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How professional/ethical is it to accept a job but want to continue job search? [duplicate]

I have been offered a job at a company I interviewed with today. They want me to start next week. As I am on unemployment, I have no right to decline the job because of the conditions of ...
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Ethical to accept job offer I may not start

Is it ethical to accept a job offer if I may accept another position before starting? A company extended to me a job offer; they offered median compensation for my field and area. I am also a ...
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Can I turn down an accepted offer? [closed]

I have decided to turn down an offer after accepting it. Actually I just said OK over mail and requested for a hike in salary offered in same mail which was not accepted. But I have not signed the ...
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Do companies usually not reveal their benefit package until you sign the acceptance offer letter?

I got a request from HR to accept an offer by signing a letter. It’s not a contract, but indicates I signed the letter. Does that mean I would have to accept the offer without knowing their benefit ...
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Waiting on a call-back

So I recently applied at Target and already completed my interview. Immediately after my interview they offered a job to me contingent on my passing of a drug test. I took the drug test the next day ...
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I accepted a position for after I graduate (6 months away), and then Google calls? [closed]

I've been interning at my current workplace for a year and they offered me a full time position after I graduate, which is 6 months away. I weighed the pros and cons, and even though it's not exactly ...
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Format for writing an email accepting the job offered by the company? [closed]

I have received an e-mail from a company that is offering me a job. I need to accept that letter in order to confirm the job. Since this is the first time I am writing such an e-mail I am really ...
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Verbally accepted commencement date

I told a company that gave me an offer that i could start at the specified commencement date but nothing was put in writing, no contracts signed (Being a contract role - they asked for payroll company ...
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Should I continue looking for jobs despite having signed a contract? [duplicate]

I am a new graduate in engineering. I'm based in the UK and recently applied and was accepted to a job. I've signed the contract and the job begins in a month or two. However, I've been told to apply ...
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Accept job offer or wait for potential one? [closed]

I currently work at Organization A. It's an OK job, but I'm bored and would like to move on to more challenging work. I applied to Org. B, and interviewed well with them. Org. B is a very large ...
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How to deal with “Why did you accept the other offer?” when declining/rescinding acceptance of an offer

I accepted a job offer from Company A a few months ago, but I never signed any contracts. Company B contacted me for an interview and gave me a better offer. I decided to accept it, so I notified ...
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Is it safe to Provide the New company my Bank Information at the time of Induction? [closed]

Currently I am on Notice period. I have found a new Job during this period. But the New company where I will Join is asking for Cancelled Cheque, Account Number, IFSC Code and Bank Name for Induction ...
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How do you send a job acceptance email?

I'm curious about the protocol here. If you are offered a job and supposed to reply by email. When I looked online, I see stuff that looks like formal snail-mail letters, i.e like this: Your First ...