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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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Unhappy at work, should I hand in my resignation? [on hold]

I am in the process of moving jobs, where I have a conditional offer subject to background checks, where one of the main reasons why I have decided to leave is from not being valued at work. Without ...
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Who decides on the job offer salary?

I recently interviewed at a software development company (~300 employees) and they have called me to come again when they will give me an offer. I interviewed with a HR person and the team lead, and ...
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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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Notifying employer of job offer

I have accepted a conditional job offer (subject to background checks) and am yet to tell my current employers. The plan is to wait until the offer is firm before handing my resignation and breaking ...
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How will joining a company where all works are done in C impact my career as a fresher? [closed]

I currently have an offer from a networking based product company where the work is mostly done in C. Considering C to be almost an obsolete technology now, how will that impact my career? Will I be ...
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Is it standard to have the first week's pay indefinitely withheld?

I have been recently offered a new job (software development, permanent, UK) after successful interviews, everything has seemed fine up until one point raised in the offer email which strikes me as ...
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Salary Negotiation: Recruiter raised basic pay but removed signing bonus [closed]

So I have this ongoing negotiation with my recruiter. The original job offer included a signing bonus (of a significant amount) and the basic pay is 15% short of my expected salary. Eventually they ...
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What to do when no company is offering reasonable salary because of the past company?

I'm new in the workforce. I have been working as a designer for past one and half years. The problem is the city I live in doesn't have much opportunity (actually not any) in the profession and my ...
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Incorrect date of birth in Job Offer

I have recently been provided with a written job offer from a German company to sign. While applying for the job during the application process, there was an issue with the website so I was only able ...
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Can a company back out after accepting a signed offer

A firm sent me and offer, I accepted the offer and this acceptance was acknowledged by the firm After a few weeks, I got a call from the firm informing me that the offer is still pending approval ?
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Accepted Job Offer, Now No Contact

I interviewed for a position at a small non-profit in my town about 3 weeks ago. I accepted an offer through Email and all went well. We were discussing the specifics of the job, and she told me an ...
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Joining new company next week and meanwhile expecting for offer letter from an abroad company

I am a software developer, working in India. I received an offer from Company A in India two months ago, and I start at the organisation next week. Meanwhile, I tried applying to Company B outside of ...
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No confirmation on start date after background check clearing

I was unemployed and I got a job offer. Once I accepted the written offer (by signing it) and the background check cleared, I cancelled all the other interviews that I had lined up. But now it's ...
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Got a job offer but still interviewing other companies. Do's and dont's? [duplicate]

I'm currently employed at A. I want some change and salary increase so I started interviewing other companies and I'm also interviewing for another position in A. I got a good job offer from B, with ...
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Negotiating salary after job offer

I have received a good job offer, but it is at least 10k below the market rate. At the time I stated my salary expectations, I didn't know what the market rate was but do know now. I have since asked ...
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Why are companies interviewing for roles in bad faith? [closed]

Is there a sudden trend for companies to interview people when they're not a position to offer a job ? I've had 3 interviews in the past 6 months where everything went really well, got positive ...
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Should I decline this job offer that requires relocating to an area with high cost of living? [closed]

Long story short, a recruiter contacted me through LinkedIn about a position that he thought I would be interested in. I was thrilled after reading the job description along with finding out who the ...
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Signed fulltime offer to start after my upcoming internship ends; should I keep this secret from the internship?

I have recently signed a summer internship at company A, however I also signed a full time contract at company B that starts half a month after the internship with A ends. What I am wondering about ...
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Should I tell the new hiring manager about last short probation period?

After a long search of several months (with multiple companies), finally got a job offer from company A. I accepted the offer and started working yesterday. Primarily because pay is pretty good and ...
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New job to begin Monday has been rescinded due to 'incorrect employment dates' - this is my response, what do you think? [closed]

Today my dream died. After the enthralling experience of meeting yourself and the entire team, all I have dreamt of since being given an offer was working with all of you. Sadly, this was not meant ...
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Should I add a note for recruiters in my LinkedIn public profile?

I'm a lucky person with skills and experience that are currently in demand in my region (working in IT in France, not in Paris ;-) My LinkedIn resume is up-to-date, and the "Looking for new ...
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Can my job offer be rescinded due to dates?

In December 2018, I left my most recent job at a bank. Before doing so, I had been sending out a host of resumes, all of which said 2017-Present. I also sent a resume to a friend to be referred to ...
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*How* to revoke a job acceptance?

Please don't mark this as a duplicate question, as I have found similar questions on what to do, but not the best way of how to go about doing it. I accepted a job offer from Company A. I signed the ...
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Mistake in years of experience in resume?

I have 3 years 9 months of experience but since notice period for my organization is 3 months so I calculated that I will be having 4 years of experience on my last working day. I have mentioned in my ...
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How much time/ Is it reasonable to ask for an extension in start date?

So I have a company that I interned at for the past year (full time and then part time during school) and I will be joining them for a full time position at the end of a study abroad semester that I'm ...
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Learning is kind of stopped [closed]

I am new in my professional field and have a hard feeling that my learning has stopped. I have to do everything on my own, since my senior who provided most of the help has left the company. I can't ...
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Serving notice by accepting an offer, got a call from another company, shall I disclose serving notice period already?

I am serving my notice period as I accepted an offer from other company. Now I have received a call from another company which is bigger than the other for interview. They asked me why I was in notice....
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Got fired, accepted an old offer, now they are doing a background check, what should I do?

I received an offer to relocate abroad when I was working for some company. I got fired some time after receiving this offer. Then, I accepted the relocation offer without disclosing I had been ...
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What guarantees that you have been officially offered a job abroad?

I'm planning to relocate to a European country as a software developer. I have on-going interviews with few companies and everything suggests that I will be getting at least two initial offers, one ...
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How do I respond to a job offer if I'm waiting for a university to respond to my application?

I'm waiting for an university(ies) to respond to my admission application. They will all come in by the beginning of June. I have a job offer from a company that I'd love to join if I don't get into a ...
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Quitting internship for a full time job

Currently I am interning at small scale software company. I joined that internship as per my university course work. I will be getting a grade based on that. Actually the internship is of 6 months and ...
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Accepted the offer but no response from Human Resources Manager

I have been interviewd with XYZ Company, and got the offer letter. I signed and sent it back the same day evening There were 6-8 documents which needed to be filled, signed and send. I did fill all ...
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Didn't mention that I had 3 weeks of holiday booked during interview, and now got job offer

During an interview process I said that I had 2 weeks holiday booked in July (but I actually have 3 weeks booked). The job starts in May, so my holiday would happen 2 months into my 6-month probation ...
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Will taking up a job as a manufacturing engineer effect my job prospects to mechanical engineering roles in the future?

I am currently working as a Mechanical Design Engineer at one of the Silicon Valley Tech companies. Recently, I was interviewed by A company for the Manufacturing Engineer role. The process is ...
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Negotiating a 'final offer'

I have a question about offer negotiation. I was caught of guard by a recruiter today, and when he called to tell me that they extend the offer to me I asked if it is a final offer. He said it is ...
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Is it sign of confirmation if I am asked to submit salary related documents after interview?

I had an interview last weekend and got salary discussion with HR as well on the same day. I was asked to submit salary related documents on the next day. But I didn't hear from them till now. Can I ...
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Is it inappropriate to email a new Employer's Team lead to ask him to be on his team

The back story is that I interviewed for a company and I got a job offer. They told me everyone that interviewed me wants me on their team, so they are going to have conversations about which team I ...
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How should I address a recruiter using the wrong name?

A recruiter emailed me today with a quick update about finalizing my offer. My friend is in the same process and received the same email. Unfortunately, the recruiter did not bother to change the ...
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Possibly converting from intern to full time. When / if to ask about pay?

My internship ends beginning of June and my boss John has put in the request to move me from an intern to a full time position yesterday. John's boss, bob, has emailed me mentioning that in two weeks ...
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Job offers - How to figure out if it's a soft job offer, or not an offer at all?

I have interviewed with a tech firm, and had a final interview already. After the final interview, the HR calls me the same day asking how I felt about the numerous interviews, the entire process, and ...
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Having previously accepted a counter offer, how do I ask for a pay rise?

I work for company A, I interviewed and got an offer from company B with better pay. I notified my boss about this offer and got a counter offer which I accepted. Fast forward about 8 months later, I ...
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Internal promotion or external job offer? [closed]

I have been working for my current company for seven years now, I have moved up in responsibility but taken very little salary increases when I have done so. Mainly to get experience. Other than ...
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How do I delay one job offer long enough, so I can evaluate it against another job offer for a separate position in the same company? [duplicate]

I will be interviewed by two separate positions (similar job roles but serving different verticals of the business) for the same employer in South East Asia. (Employer is a fast-growing unicorn/tech ...
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Should I follow up on job interview when HR said they will update on my hiring 2 weeks ago [duplicate]

I have completed two job interviews. One company emailed me 2 weeks ago telling that I'm shortlisted for hiring, and even the manager sent me a message personally, whether I have received an offer ...
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How to diplomatically reject an offer from second company?

Some time ago I applied for internship to two companies (let name them X and Y) which create project in field I especially interested in. In both of them I passed all recruitment stages so I was just ...
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Is it OK to try to sell a software I developed using company resource to my employer? [closed]

Without them knowing you created said software. In the last year I worked on a software that would solve a business need for my employer. I did this with the encouragement of my boss who is chief of ...
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Will job offer be rescinded after education check due to unfinished degree? [closed]

I recently signed an offer letter with a company for a sales position. I have a Bachelors listed on my resume, but the position did not require it, only listed a Bachelors as preferred. I filled out ...
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What to consider before going from team lead to senior position?

I'm currently a software engineering team lead with 10 people working in my team. I've been working here for three years. I have an offer for a senior position in other company, which is not team ...
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A week to reconsider my choice after signing offer letter

I had a job interview last week and was offered the job on the spot. However, since I was thinking of attending other interviews, I told HR to give me more time to consider the offer. They agreed to ...
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How to avoid becoming an unofficial full-time employee [closed]

Shared on Freelancing: https://freelancing.stackexchange.com/q/8149/11018 I've been proposed a freelance job, but it's basically a full-time job but with no benefits. 40-hours, M-F Work in their ...