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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Is it a good idea to message interviewers after drawn out recruitment process?

Basically I interviewed and was offered a position at a company a few weeks ago. After some back and forth negotiations I have finally accepted the offer and received my contract. I was thinking to ...
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Hiring me just to fire me when transition is complete?

Some background: I work at TargetCo, SourceCo pays MiddleCo for my services at TargetCo, and my check is written by MiddleCo because they're an authorized SourceCo reseller. For other reasons, I went ...
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Should I be honest about a counteroffer to my prospective new employer?

I interviewed for a more senior position than one I am in now. They seemed to really like me and gave me ‘an offer I can’t refuse’ basically. The pay/perks are more than I asked for. My current ...
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Job responsibilities changing after accepted offer [closed]

I recently accepted an offer as a manager at a medium sized company. I do not start for some time and I have not given notice to my current employer yet. This role was to report to PersonA who is a ...
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Company doesn't appear to be active in government registry

I'm offered a permanent position in a company. When I look the company up, the company appears as "Inactive - Discontinued " since a few months before. This is in the federal registry. Name ...
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Company to contact future employers, if any, without my knowledge

On an employment contract i'm offered, there's a clause saying that The-Company can contact any one of my future employers in regard of my obligations - "The-Company may inform prospective ...
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An intern may get a job offer. Do I communicate it before his last day which is tomorrow?

The intern (last year student) may get a job offer depending on our company's administration/finance. It's his last day tomorrow at his internship. He will most likely graduate next month and he does ...
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Accepted the offer, sent contract back with my signature, but the company seems to delay signing it

Recently I received an offer from a (software) company. I read and accepted it by printing the contract and signing it, then sending it back to the company (2 copies). The company confirmed it ...
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How to use an external job offer to get a pay rise at current company? (UK)

I am from the UK as I understand culture might influence the answers. I have seen some questions similar asked here but I think there are some nuances that should permit this question being asked. ...
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Called for civil service while working for a private company: Should I give it a try without resigning my current job even if it violates my contract?

I currently work remotely for an international company. A clause in its contract states that I should not have any other job. But now I was just called to assume a civil service position I applied to ...
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Potential new employer wants to contact my current employer as part of intrusive background checks

I've got a formal job offer, conditional on the background checks. Because of my sector, the background checks are being detailed and intrusive. The prospective new employer wants to contact my ...
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Should I be worried to get a job offer after just a single phone interview?

A few weeks ago I started to look for new opportunities, and found a job offer in a subsidiary of a S&P 500 company, which looked really interesting. After applying, I got an email from the ...
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While serving notice period, an offer was given and revoked. What now?

I work in an IT firm in India. I have been serving notice since January 25 to my current organization. Two days ago, they gave me a generous offer and I revoked my notice period based on that. Please ...
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Company offers less money during probation, and agreed upon salary after probation

I have 2 years of experience in IT Industry. I was interviewed by a Product Based Startup. Initially, they asked me if I wanted to learn or get more package. I said that, since I am in the learning ...
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Compensation decreased after recruiter fixed offer letter errors

My original offer mistakenly said it was for short term employment, thankfully after a lot of time, the internal recruiter had fixed it. However, since a week has passed, she claims the stock values ...
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Contract not the same salary as job offer

I had a job offer in writing via email after working at the school for 5 months through an agency. School offered to take me in and send an email about the position, the working hours, holidays and ...
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Verbal offer was for permanent full-time, but letter says short-term

I got an offer for a permanent full time position, but oddly enough the generated offer letter says the position is short term unless mutually agreed otherwise in writing. The recruiter insists she ...
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Name of checklist for evaluation of quality of software engineering job

Not sure if this is on topic here, but if feels very close. I was once browsing job offers and I came across one here at SO that had a checklist of desirable features in a software development job/...
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How should I respectfully turn down low job offer, but keep relationship cordial and doors open in the future?

There is a job offer I have which is significantly lower than market rate to my understanding, and the rest of it is good. I am looking to turn this offer down as I'm in the process with other ...
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Company rescinds offer after inquiring about benefits, what did I do wrong?

I received a casual job offer through email after writing an interview follow-up. By casual, I mean there was no professional letter just a response stating, “We would like to offer you the position ...
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Would it be inappropriate to write employment filters on my social media channels?

I receive a lot of job offers during the week on my business social media channels, although I've stated that I am not looking, but remain open to offers. I don't have anything against these offers, ...
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Job offer was rescinded just days before starting. How should I proceed?

I currently work at Company A (media/entertainment) and recently interviewed at and accepted an offer at Company B (agriculture). As of today, I was on my last couple of days at Company A, after ...
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Reasonable to request for pushing out start date again?

So I have already pushed my start date for a new job by a month previously. I now start in a week, and I’m meeting my potential manager again in a day or so for something else. I’m still okay with the ...
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Company wants me back, but does not offer written counter offer

Please go through the question here. Due to the reason mentioned in the link, coupled with some other reasons like no salary hike for a year despite handling multiple roles (development, team lead and ...
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Should I take the job offer or negotiate with my current employer?

After working at my current company for 2 years, i have asked for an increment of 40% ( i joined as a fresh graduate with a VERY low salary as a start). I spoke with the finance manger (who is ...
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should I leave my company or stay so my manager can assign me work

I joined a telecommunication company 7 months ago as software engineer, I have more than 12 years of software development experience. The product is new with no client yet. Initially I worked with ...
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Accept less desired offer or wait for desired offer? Stall? [closed]

Undergraduate summer internships, engineering, US. Company A After two interviews over a period of two weeks, on Thursday company A extended an offer to me. I asked them when they needed a decision, ...
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Potential miscommunication by recruiter cost me the job? What are my options?

I have a potential case of miscommunication by a recruiter which may have cost me my job offer. Though it also may be in part due to my stance. I applied for a job at a much larger company at x salary ...
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How do companies/employers fill roles when they have unrealistic or below-market salary expectations?

I've had a couple of interesting experiences lately, and it has me wondering, how do companies fill positions when they have below-market compensation budgets? I had a recruiter reach out to me about ...
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Rejecting A Signing Bonus - How To Avoid Red Flags?

Context is North America, Information Technology. When applying for jobs in the current market, signing bonuses are becoming more prevalent. These typically come with a tenure-based clawback clause, ...
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Internship starts before school ends

I have an offer for an internship a while ago but I haven't accept it yet. My internship starts on June 6 but my school's quarter ends on June 10 and I also have final exams on June 10 also. What do I ...
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Mistakenly put wrong year on resume, would it affect my background check?

After accepting an offer and submitting the background check report, I was notified by the immigration team that there is a discrepancy in the employment history I entered in the immigration ...
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Recruiting agency asked me to find a family member fill in I-9

I am a recent graduate and was offered a position at a scientific company though a recruiting agency. Although I will be doing work for the scientific company, I will technically be an employee of the ...
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Asking a potential employer for health accommodations

My current job lets me work 3 days a week and I've done so for 12 years. I started it to volunteer but now I have issues with fatigue so I've stayed specifically at this company because of that perk. ...
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Education Verification Question

Attended school from Fall ‘14 - Dec ‘18. Forgot to apply to graduate because I am dumb. Kept putting it off and had terrible anxiety about not having completed coursework and being unable to graduate. ...
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Will job offer be rescinded?

I have been offered and accepted a new job. Have signed contract, company has signed contract. Background check commences. On my CV I have the University I attended with the “Economics” course and the ...
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When should I tell the recruiter my wife is pregnant?

I have recently received an offer for a job at a large company in Lausanne, Switzerland and my wife and I are expecting a child about a month after the proposed start date. I haven't told the ...
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HR/Talent Acquisition not responding after sending renegotiation email

I have accepted an offer on Jan 10, and my last working day in my present organization is in 3 weeks. I contacted the HR who was responsible for my case around Feb 3 on phone to discuss if I can ...
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Offered job at lower title than applied for: does this impact my negotiation power?

I applied for a position of Staff Software Engineer at a top gaming studio and got the great news yesterday that they'd like to extend me an offer, though at a lower level of Senior Software Engineer ...
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How to accept job offer but ask if it's possible to push back start date a couple days?

I received a job offer. I asked for a higher salary. They came back with an offer I'm happy with. In the time that elapsed a part time employer I had worked for asked if I could work a few more days. ...
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Understanding annual salary having been paid by hour

I have a job offer that states what the annual salary would be. I have only had jobs where I've been paid per hour. In the interview there was some discussion about pay and I gave a pay range I was ...
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How to acknowledge receipt of job offer without sounding like I have decided to accept it yet?

I received a job offer that I am probably going to accept, or negotiate the pay a bit. I once had a bad experience where I received a job offer but the manager went ballistic because he thought I was &...
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How to politely follow up on application status update?

I would like to obtain an update on the status of an application I made for a summer internship position (call it A). The reason is, I was given an offer for an alternative position (call it B) but I ...
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Accepting a freelance offer from an external client with my current employer

For the last few years, I have been working on "strategic projects" for my current employer, alongside my main responsibilities. Recently, my employer has terminated the contract we had with ...
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I’ve had a phone call to say I’ve got job but still waiting on contract etc

I interviewed last Tues and called on Thurs to say I’ve got job. It’s now a week and no contract and details etc.. I told them I needed to give notice. How long before I start chasing??
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Negotiating salary in written job offer

I recently received a written offer for a developer job with a company that I would love to work for, but I feel like I got low-balled with the proposed salary. (Without going into hard numbers, I'll ...
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Interviewing at a company where I rejected their offer previously but they do not recognise me, should I tell them?

I was looking for a new job two years ago and applied to many, two companies that fit my search criteria back then, were going with the interview process relatively at the same time. I did very well ...
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How to tell recruiter about job offer?

I currently work for A_Company as a contractor, and they've been offering me a job as an employee for a while. Honestly, I've been putting off accepting the offer because I don't particularly want to ...
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How to not burn bridges when rejecting an offer after I said I was ok with it?

I've been interviewing with a staffing agency for many of their open positions that they have told me about. One recent one was a contract-to-hire role and they asked if I was okay with that. I ...
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Q: What are the general thoughts on RPA/Automation development? Robot Framework related [closed]

Here's my situation, I saw a job offer from a company which offers "Paid Internship on Python RPA/Automation Development", they look for a Jr. Python Developer with 1+ year of experience, ...
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