Questions tagged [job-offer]

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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Big 4 BGC Dilemma

I have progressed through the interview stages through to pre-employment background check for a big 4 bank. Below is a snapshot of my background 2012-2014: Largely did unpaid jobs but held couple of ...
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Choosing between two companies: startup where I am an intern vs more stable company where I do not know my prospective colleagues [closed]

I am faced with a hard decision and I could really use the advice of a third independent party. I have received a job offer from two companies and I have to give an answer before 2021 August 2 (Monday)...
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Telling an internal recruiter that I have received an offer from another company

I have a take home assignment and an upcoming technical interview with company B after passing the previous stage. However, I received an offer from company A for an immediate start. The internal ...
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How to decide between two job offers when better one is delaying the result and other one is not ready to postpone joining? [duplicate]

I interviewed with two IT companies recently. One of them is clearly better choice for me but they are delaying the final result. My interview went quite well in the better one and I am 75% confident ...
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Company seems a little desperate to hire me, is it a red flag?

I have been interviewing with an Indian IT company (I myself am European; it is a remote position). My initial interview with HR was two weeks ago, then followed a very basic technical interview last ...
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Would a pending offer make another employer less interested?

I had an interview early this week that went well. At the end of the interview I mentioned that I had a pending offer and asked how quickly the process would go? I haven’t heard anything in 3 days and ...
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Accepted a job offer but is it too late to consider a counter-offer?

I have been struggling with a decision between two new job offers that I received on the same day. Option A is a comms agency working for a client that I wanted to work in the future. (Star client ...
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Should I accept a full time job knowing I will not be able to commit long term to it, while employer expects me to do so?

Summary: I am unemployed and was offered an entry-level software job. They expect me to stay for longer time but I want to find "ideal" job instead. I have few potential offers lined up over ...
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How to handle job offer when waiting on other offers? [duplicate]

I've been doing a lot of interviews lately and was offered a position that I'm interested in. I haven't given an answer yet because I want to see if other companies I've interviewed with are also ...
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Concerns regarding joining as a consultant

Currently: Working as a full time employee at good MNC as a software engineer in India The offer: Working remotely as a consultant at a US based startup. They offer a consultant position because ...
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How to select a good starting salary after working in a position I felt over-qualified for?

When finishing up college a few years ago, I rushed into getting work as a contractor for a big tech company as a technician, a position that did not require a college degree to work at. I've worked ...
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How to handle a surprising counter offer

I have recently been in the job market (I work in software development), and have been offered a new position with a 50% pay increase. I have been at my current organization for 5 years, and have been ...
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How to counter these salary negotiation questions with HRs?

I'm a Software Engineer from India having current CTC: 9 LPA (Lakhs per annum) and years of Experience: 4. I've an offer of 14 LPA and serving my notice period. The companies in which I'm interviewing,...
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Pushing back response date of time sensitive offer

I asked for an advance on salary. They said they will check with their colleagues and hopefully let me know tomorrow about whether they give it or not. However, last week I told them that today I ...
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Is it acceptable to ask about the grade-level details of the position during the interviews?

Some companies (if not most) have internal grading system, based on which they define salary range. I am not sure if this is standardized at industry or country level, or whether there is a different ...
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Asking for an advance on salary after being offered a relocation package?

I have an offer from a company. The company say that they offer a relocation package which includes help with finding an apartment, and reimbursement for costs such as flight, luggage etc. There is no ...
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How to tell a recruiter that I would be interested in his offer in the future?

Let me begin by telling my current scenario. I’m a 2021 graduate whose job search was hit by the pandemic. I had one job offer that was revoked but fortunately I got another offer at a startup after ...
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Received an exploding offer and was able to push the response date by a few days. Can I still negotiate salary or should I be careful with what I ask?

I received an offer last Friday, but I found out that they wanted a response three days later (today). After speaking to the HR person, I was able to push it to the end of the week. It's not as long ...
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Can an employer terminate a contract immediately if I disclose I am joining a competitor at a future date?

I have a job offer from my employer's competitor. I am not bound by any non-compete clauses. Colleagues often plan their departures to occur right after equity vesting dates and then pre-announce this ...
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How to ask prospective employer to pay for relocation and first few months rent?

A company offered me an entry level job and I will be relocating to a new place. I was wondering what the best way is to ask the company to pay for my relocation costs (e.g. moving company) and the ...
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Should I contact the hiring manager before background check shows a 4 month position I didn’t include on application?

Due to COVID I was employed for only 4 months and have been laid off for 11 months. Accepted an offer today contingent on background check. This 4 month gig was not listed on my resume nor the ...
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Two job offers with same background check company

I am a graduate. I accepted an offer one month ago and the company is still carrying out background check. Today I received a better offer and I realised the company is also using the same background ...
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Ask for fixed-term contract when declining a permanent contract

I am a graduate student looking for a job. Thus far, I have gotten two offers. One starts in a few months and the other in a few days. I would like to take the offer which starts in a few months. At ...
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How to politely inform I am not interested in a tentative full time offer from supervisor after internship?

I'm currently interning at a company A and my supervisor asked if I would be interested to continue working here. The conversation mainly consisted of him discussing with me if I would be interested ...
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Boss offered pay raise to retain me. I'm about to resign. How do I turn down the offer?

Over the last 3 weeks, I've been preparing myself to leave my current job. I've already done my interviews and I'm on the verge of accepting an offer to become technical lead at my new employer. My ...
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Potential employer wants previous freelance contracts

Whether this is to verify compensation or work history, I'm not sure. However, I've signed an NDA with one client and the word 'Confidential' is printed on every page of my other contract. I'm new to ...
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How to reject the job offer from this desperate manager diplomatically?

I'm a 3+ years experienced Software Engineer in India. I have a job offer from an org, which has recently launched it's development center in India. It belongs to my manager in prev org. I am ...
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No response after accepting the job offer

So I got accepted to an internship from what I can say is my dream company and I am very excited (and also nervous). The interview went well, and the HR staff sent me an offer letter that contains: ...
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where to find job offers of companies (EU and north America) who are ready to sponsor overseas candidates? [closed]

is there any specific website to filter job offers about companies that are ready to hire a software engineer who is not in their country ? I'm based in Algeria (north Africa) and looking forward to ...
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Is it okay to tell the interviewer than I have another job offer

I have a job offer which I need to respond to within a week. I am interviewing at another organization and cleared first round on Monday. I emailed to HR of the second organization (as politely as I ...
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Can I extend my answer to a job offer a second time without burning a bridge?

Two weeks ago, I was looking for work and I reached out to a consultant friend of mine to ask if they had any work they could send my way. It turned out, the company he's Consulting for is a long-term ...
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Withdrawing form a job offer via a recruiter when “official” documents are to follow

My questions is tangentially related to this one (but slightly different): I've been offered a job, but my new employer won't give me a contract until after I give my notice I have been given ...
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How to define a “formal offer” in remote working style?

Nowadays, since pandemic broken, more and more companies take the remote working style. So some job position like programmers, companies would take the remote work style. So in this situation, I meet ...
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How to ask HR for status of background check before giving notice at current company? (CA,USA)

I just received an offer I'm really excited about with a proposed start date 3 weeks from now, but everything is contingent on passing the background and reference check. I have no reason to be ...
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Did company decide not to hire me? I told them I have another offer so want a reply soon

I recently interviewed for a job that I'm really interested in. Had 3 rounds of interview and cleared all of them. HR then asked for references. After contacting the references I listed, HR sent an ...
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How do I negotiate a higher salary for an EL role in my position?

I'm in the UK and I've been working in a pensions consultancy as an actuarial analyst for 5 months. This is all the corporate experience I have, as I graduated in 2020 and previous positions are less ...
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haven't heard back from the HR Team for my onboarding process

So I already got an offer from them, signed it digitally then sent it back. After that I sent a resignation letter to my current job (First job btw). Went through pre-employment medical exam and then ...
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What should I do if I get a job offer, but don't really understand what it is I would be doing?

I had interview for a position with a small managed IT company. It was recommended to me by a friend, but he didn't really know the details of what they did. The job posting was rather vague and ...
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How to negotiate salary in the initial offer of company which I want to work for

I just received an offer from one of the big software companies which I really wanted to work with. I only got the information through a phone call with my assigned recruiter. The recruiter will send ...
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Salary “negotiation” stalled [closed]

After getting interviewed online from a company in the United Arab Emirates for a Senior Web Developer role. I was asked about my expected salary. I quoted 25K AED because that's what I think is a ...
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Job description changed after hiring

I am a robotics student in a work study program. While looking for the work part of the program, I received a message from the HR person of a company that I had not explicitly contacted after posting ...
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Would it be advisable to email a potential employer letting them know that you are about to take another offer?

I'm asking this question for someone else (let's call them Alice). Alice has been looking for a job for a long time and finally came across companies A, B and C. They are all interviewing for an open ...
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Questions regarding job application, supervisor's name, and may we contact question

I am an international applicant based in Europe, and I am going to apply for a teaching position at a US university. In the online application we are required to upload documents such as CV, cover ...
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Is it okay to ask one potential employer to match the base salary of another?

I currently have two offers from tech companies, A and B I would prefer A over B because I believe it is a better place to work, but B is offering me around 25k more than A. I have not been in this ...
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How can I give a chance to a coworker for a new job interview without getting him fired?

I'm currently the lead of my department. A coworker has never worked before professionally and I've taught him most of the stuff he knows right now. Of course he had some experience in the field, but ...
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Constant updates to future employer on present situation

I recently signed an offer letter with another department within the same organization I work at and I'm wondering how best to handle a few issues. Unfortunately, due to immigration delays, a quick ...
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New company void offer letter-pay and PTO

I started out in a different position at the company I work for. I was promoted in Oct by my boss with an Offer Letter, on company letterhead signed by me. The letter states my salary, various perks ...
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Asking current employer to match external offer [duplicate]

I worked with current employer for more than 8 years. The only reason I looked outside is that the industry standard pay package includes performance based bonus which could potentially be 10x my ...
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Sharing competing offer letter marked as “confidential”

A friend of mine (for real, not me) received an offer letter from two tech firms in Silicon Valley. Let's called one X and the other Y. X's offer letter has a better salary and sign-on bonus. However, ...
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Received job offer restricting cell phone use, permitting workspace searches — is this normal?

To start, I am a software engineer. I had been interviewing with a company recently and I finally got an offer letter which I signed and sent back to them, and then they sent me a list of rules/...

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