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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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best way to decline offer? [duplicate]

What is the best way to decline an offer, when you promised the hiring manager that you will join a certain date? He said "I just want to make sure that you won't bail out along the way, and we'...
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Burning bridge with company , worth it? [closed]

I've just started in new company 2 weeks in and had another offer from tech company, which I declined. but after 5 days, I regretted because didn't like my job at new company and asked for another ...
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How to decline offer twice?(asked for it back and received)

I wasn't able to decide between 2 offers, and declined one. but after 4 days, i regreted and asked for it back. Manager was a bit confused, but he had me promise him that i join him this time. And ...
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Got offer letter with letterhead 9/13, submitted counter offer two days later, no reply since. How to followup?

I've been speaking to the hiring manager since the beginning since their recruiter was too busy, and it's been great. She has a great understanding of my background and where I want to go. She ...
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How is a salary package that includes shares at a startup evaluated in the long term, with respect to increases?

I got an offer from an early-stage tech startup and I'm trying to evaluate the offer in terms of salary and shares. To start off, I know that salary is immediate and generally guaranteed and shares ...
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Does non-disclosure agreement still hold if i break contract before i start work?

I received an offer from a company, say CompanyA, and am interviewing still with another company – CompanyB. CompanyA has a lot of clients one of which may well be CompanyB – CompanyA has a lot of ...
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Should my partner report that his friend was driving under the influence to their boss? [closed]

My partner has had a new job for just under a year now. The company is small and has about 50 employees. My partner handed over his friend's CV. Friend gets an offer letter for the job. My boyfriend ...
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Started my new role but pay has not increased

I have started a new role, where I’m a week into the job, it was an internal move where as part of moving I negotiated a significant pay rise. The problem is where the HR system hasn’t updated to ...
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Two offers close in time, how to handle?

I applied for job A, and the recruiting process started. Interviews, tests, etc. Very close in time, also applied to job B. Same situation and evolution more or less. Interviews, tests, etc. I am both ...
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How to find out about company turnover rates?

Is there a reference / lookup for employee turnover rates, i.e. the ratio of employees leaving the company to the ratio of those hired? This would be a very solid reference to how well the company is ...
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Is chat message considered as a legal contract?

I was told by email that I got the remote job with an agreed salary after a job interview from a US company. Then they gave me an email and Slack account for work, subsequently they asked me when can ...
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Is Software (profit)-share a red flag?

My Background I am just finished and started looking for a (junior) developer position. I have about 2 years experience with web development (plain PHP, JS, HTML, CSS, jQuery). Of course a couple of ...
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Rescinded Job Offer/Advice Help

I recently attended two interviews with a company for a position that would develop my research skills. I was excited about the position as I have been with my current employer for four years and need ...
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As an Immediate joiner, is it okay to provide your documents and get offer letters from several companies and maybe reject it afterwards?

Scenario: I am an Indian and a 5+ years experienced Java developer and currently I have been looking for a job change within India. I am an immediate joiner and my notice period in previous company ...
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What's on the recruiters mind ? And How should I approach ? What should I do?

Scenario: I am not a fresher, I am a 5+ years experienced professional. I spent 5+ years in a branded company without any job change. Recently I wanted a job change and I cracked an interview in one ...
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Practical Implications of Non Compete / Non Solication Clauses

I have just recieved an offer for a job I am very interested in, but looking through the documents I would have to sign, I noticed that they are also expecting me to sign a Non Compete / Non ...
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Having a job offer but in the initial take home task I got a friend to help a bit [closed]

Though the company did not specify if I can ask for help. I passed later interviews without any further help and gained the missing knowledge of the initial test by now. I am pretty confident that if ...
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I tried to negotiate a better salary using 2 competing job offers and failed. What is the right way to do this?

I got a phone call from HR at company A in the morning saying that they are considering an offer with X amount of salary (average in the area). I may not have sounded excited on the phone since I ...
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What are my requirements when interviewing for a new job while already being employed?

I just started working at firm A 3 months ago, and firm B has reached out to me to interview with them. What are my responsibilities in informing my current employer that I am in any way doing so, if ...
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Got an email from an employee of a company with a remote job offer. How do I know if it's genuine?

I got an email from an HR and a Project Manager about a job vacancy for Fullstack Software development job from a Russian based company. It is a remote job, not a relocation job. The email contained a ...
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Big 4 BGC Dilemma

Summary: During 2012-2014 I have held unpaid jobs and two paid gigs. Got fired from one, lasted 4 months at second. I have been employed full-time since 2014. I have not disclosed these two bad jobs ...
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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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