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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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Is it better to stay or consider another opportunity [closed]

After 3 months of searching for a job, I have started working just 3 weeks ago in one company. The company is new and small , started about 5 or 6 years ago and currently they are hiring and expanding ...
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What should I do when following up a job offer after not hearing back for a while?

Bit of a long one. I have been undertaking multiple interviews with different companies in hopes of securing a graduate/junior role and as of last week I was told by a big company in London that they ...
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Is it usual to be asked to submit personal IDs in very early stage of an interview process?

After a very quick first technical interview round (basically a form to fill), a company is happy about sending me a link to a platform for the next technical round. Before being able to login, they ...
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India, Current Manager is sour that I am leaving him. How valued is his feedback in background checks?

I have got an offer from a very good company and I have also accepted it. Now they are performing background checks using First Advantage. My current and next employer are both multibillion-dollar US-...
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Reapplying with the same background but no hire because of background

I worked for a company for a year and a half. It's a very large company and during that time, I was injured and was out of work on workman's comp which they tried not to pay me (but that's another ...
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When applying for a job, should I mention that I previously declined a job offer from a sister company?

I have applied for a job at Company "A" a few months ago. The recruitment process went smoothly, and at the end I got a job offer. However, I politely declined the offer, since I also got a ...
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Old company contacted new company, now my offer was rescinded [closed]

After giving 2 weeks' notice to my now ex-employer and receiving an offer letter from my employer-to-be, my ex-employer bad-mouthed me severely in a 3-way call with the VP and president of my new ...
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Is it wrong to keep looking?

After half a year of applying, I FINALLY got an interview that led to a job offer and it was a hybrid role, which was a huge plus since my wife just headed out on a 9 month deployment with the Army. ...
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Is it ok to interview with other companies after accepting a signed offer with little acceptance time

I recently received a job offer from Company A that only gave me the weekend to accept. When I asked for more time to think about, the company (for reasons) firmly said I had to accept by Monday. I ...
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How common is it to ask new company for a start date 1 month from signing offer letter?

I signed my offer letter beginning of this month and asked if I can start beginning of next month. Is that reasonable? The company put my anticipated start date to only 1 week from when they sent the ...
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Accepted a job offer, but now want to negotiate salary

I work in the United States. I have actively been interviewing for the past month. Some interviews went well, while some did not so well. I also received several rejections to my resume and never had ...
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What should I tell my company the reason for leaving? When I am just accepting a direct offer from company's client

I currently work for a company who promised me that they pay me 80% of what my clients pay them but then i got to know that they only pay me 20% and keeps the 80%. Now my client wants me to be their ...
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Company threatening me after I changed my mind on joining them after observing their work style

Company A, which I was about to join, had some issues with my notice period for the current employer. They were ready to give me a fake work experience letter stating that I worked for them for the ...
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Why did my employer not offer me a counter offer after he had said he would? [closed]

I'm asking this question hoping that you would shed some light. I've been working for this company for several years. Two months ago we had the salary review, which was unsatisfactory for me. The ...
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Should i go over my job recruiters head?

A recruiter reached out to me in September of 2023 to set up an interview for a startup company. I interview and they tell me they love me, but it will take about 2 weeks for HR to send me an offer ...
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Client is ending the contract with my company, gave me an unusual offer to work for them directly

I am an FTE for an xyz company. I work as a contractor at my xyz company's client location. I have been working for this client for some time now, more than 6 years and all of the executives from this ...
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Remote Interviews, Face-to-Face Offers

As the title suggests, I had 4 rounds of interview which includes (two technical exams and interview, behavioral interview, culture fit interview) fortunately passed them all. I had a call that the ...
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Overlapping of relieving date with joining date

I have worked for 3 companies 1st company from Dec 8, 2016 to June 23, 2021 2nd company from June 24, 2021 to 0ct 21, 2021 3rd company from Oct 6, 2021 to April 16, 2024 (**Overlap) I have given an ...
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waiting on another interview before accepting [duplicate]

I recently got a call to accept a verbal offer for a job I was interested in. The hiring manager followed up with an email asking me to reply with my acceptance before they send over a written offer ...
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Inclined offer from Amazon without finding a team

I got a verbal inclined offer from Amazon after the loop interview for an SDE II role in the US, but due to VISA issues (H-1B lottery not won), I have started looking for teams in London where I am ...
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When should I ask for a return full-time offer after being an intern for a year?

I graduate at the end of this year and I've been started working as an intern since last summer at my current company (part-time this winter with class). I will be an intern full-time this summer, and ...
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When asked when you can start a job immediately, is it implied they will give you a few days notice?

When asked when could you start a new job, is it implied that even if you answer "immediately" they should give you a few days notice? I had a job where they made me the offer on Friday and ...
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Does it have a bad impact on my resume if I quit my first job after 3 months? [duplicate]

I have just received a job offer from Meta for an AI engineer position, but my goal is becoming an AI researcher in Google, so I would like to keep applying for new positions in Google while I am ...
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How to ask for more time before deciding to accept/reject offer letter? [duplicate]

Suppose if I have a job offer from company A and they mentioned that they are expecting me to make decision in a week. But I have few interview rounds left with other companies and it may take 2-3 ...
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Seeking Guidance on Resume Discrepancies for Background Check Concerns

My situation is a bit intricate, so I thank you for taking the time to read through it. Over the span of two years (from 2020 to 2022), I held various positions within the same company, transitioning ...
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Should I challenge job offer that feels like bait and switch?

I would like to change careers and get into laboratory work. I applied for and interviewed for an entry level laboratory technician position. The first part of the interview was a phone screen and on ...
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Completing hours requirement when providing specific service

I want to ask a question and want to know what's my legal and ethical responsibility. Suppose in the contract (remote job), I clearly specified that I would be providing specific services related to ...
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Can a job change my position and lower pay after hiring me? [closed]

I left my previous job for a better paying job. After starting the new job I realized they didn’t have a lot of work. I have days of no work at all. It’s my third week and now they have told me they ...
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Has my internship offer expired? No response/call back from recruiter after offer letter was sent

I'm a current CS student and was vying for an internship with Company A. I had interviews in December, and received a verbal offer by phone from my recruiter in the same month. Then, around last week, ...
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Job offer via email now changed [closed]

I was given a position in a school and handed notice in many weeks ago. I am due to leave the current position this week. I was taken on as a full time TA. Now the week I leave my current position I'...
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Declining an offer letter [closed]

I didn't accept my offer letter because of a low package. The company also only informed me about the relocating fee and not about salary, I only got told the salary afterward. I ended up rejecting ...
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Background check with a BB bank

I recently got an offer to work as a summer analyst with an investment bank. I applied for this role back in July last year. Back then, I was working with lets say organisation B (under the company A) ...
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Is the Hiring/Offer Process Slower During the Holidays?

I interviewed for a position at a large government contractor on December 12. On December 21, the recruiter called to say they were preparing an offer for me. She asked about my availability start (I ...
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Cannot apply for new position after the job offer got expired

A year ago I got an offer from TCS and due to some unforeseen circumstances I couldn't either accept or reject the offer and the offer got expired. One year later now I am trying to apply for a new ...
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Academic Seeking Insights on Non-Academic Hiring Practices After Interview at U.S. National Lab

I'm an academic and recently interviewed for a non-academic position at a national lab in the U.S. I don't have much experience interviewing for private sector or government positions, so apologies if ...
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How do you ask about job position number one after interviewing for job position number two?

I'm more interested in position one but got an interview for position two. I would like to have a shot at position one, so how do I ask about the application status of position one when I just got ...
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Backing out of a job offer after verbal offer but before receiving/signing formal offer

So I applied for a job role with another company, went through the interview stage and was then contacted by said company and told they wished to make me an offer. The representative from the company ...
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Job offer doesn't smell quite right - is this a scam?

I'm currently looking for work and was contacted last week by a company interested in my LinkedIn profile. After providing my resume and completing a questionnaire, today the company offered me the ...
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Committing for a shorter time than employer wants

I have been offered a job as a junior software engineer (with little to no previous experience) in a scale up. I have not accepted yet, as it turns out they have a very restrictive non compete clause ...
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How do I turn down an offer accepted verbally and via email?

I verbally (and via email) accepted an offer and was told background checks etc. would take two weeks, and when they were done the contract would be issued - I haven’t signed anything legally binding ...
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Am I getting "scammed"? (Job Search)

I am currently in the software dev job market. Been applying for about 2 months now. Two days ago I receive: "We appreciate your interest in the [----] position. Your application was approved ...
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Salary Range Negotiation [duplicate]

Suppose a company advertises a salary range between $80K-$200K. If a person is given a job offer with a salary of $100K, is it usually very difficult for him to negotiate an offer of say $190K ...
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Would this count as moonlighting? [closed]

I accepted and signed an internship offer for the summer of 2024 last spring. I love this firm (A) and i think it would be a great fit for me plus the pay is amazing. However, recently i interviewed ...
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Responding to congrats emails from potential colleagues when I'm about to decline the job offer

I received job offers from two different companies. When I got the offer from the 2nd place (a startup), I got emails from most of my interviewers (potential coworkers/colleagues) and from the Tech VP ...
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Changed Job Title on Resume

I applied at a job with a resume that had my job title as Software Engineer as I was instructed to change it to match industry standards while my real job title is Programmer. Will that look bad if ...
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Is it legal to retract from an accepted conditional offer?

I live in the UK and accepted a conditional offer. All my reference checks have come back clear and I am now waiting for a start date. However, I have been waiting more than a week despite being told ...
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Can I leave after signing the offer letter?

I want to seek some advice I have 1 offer for the SDET role and I received an offer letter today HR is calling me again and again to make sure that I have confirmed and signed the offer letter because ...
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Is it common to demote a new employee due to low salary?

Recently, I was interviewed for a senior position in a well-known company. The interview process was smooth and pleasant but challenging from the technical perspective. In the end, I received an offer ...
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Consultancy Company vs Getting Hired By Client

Suppose a person works for a business consulting company for a client company and that client company offers him a full time position. In most cases, would it be best just to take the offer from the ...
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How to Deal with a Job Offer If Currently Working

How can someone handle an unofficial job offer from Company A while already employed at Company B, especially when they haven't been informed about the salary and benefits offered by Company A? Should ...
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