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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job offer with start date

I have been offered a job with a start date of 2nd of June which I accepted.I was told company would get in touch on 29th of May with details.I have not heard back from Company. What should I do.?
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How would you judge this interview? Good or Bad? [closed]

So I had a zoom interview and the manager could not get Zoom to work. It was supposed be a 30 minute Interview and I tried my hardest to keep the conversation going. He calls me 15 mins late ...
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Company hasn't gotten back to me 7 days after I made a salary counteroffer

After 4 rounds of interviews over 4 weeks, the company called with a verbal offer of X K last Thursday. It was way lower than what I expected, given that the company has a reputation of paying fairly ...
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HR Forcing to submit documents prior to give offer

At first, I have received call from Company HR to asking if I am exploring new jobs and normal things about my carrier. Then after confirmation, there were two rounds of interviews over phone and ...
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How can I deal with a manager who keeps insisting to stay with no clear offer after I have already accepted another company offer?

Summary I was dissatisfied with my job and accepted an offer elsewhere. Now my boss keeps insisting I stay, and enlists others to try and convince me. How do I deal professionally with this? Context ...
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Should I give a call to HR to ask for contract? [duplicate]

So I recently got a new job. Signed the job offer, which was conditional on passing the background check. 7 days ago I got a message from HR telling me I passed the background check and I would ...
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Is it common to ask for a screenshot of a competing job offer? [duplicate]

I'm currently looking for a job as a software engineer, and I've received a few offers I'm choosing between. One of them, from a company I'll call Alfa Corp, is much better, so I'm trying to use it to ...
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Downlevelled in interview but same role

I am interviewing for a senior tech management role. The position is critical to the organization and my interviews were positive across the board. I have been offered the position at 1 level lower ...
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Applied to test myself now have multiple job offers

A few months ago I got fired from 2 jobs back to back after couple of weeks. It was quite brutal they said I am not up to standards. I think it was partly true. I was complacent at work. I made a lot ...
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3-months notice period, only 1 month notice payment: How to negotiate notice period so as to a month for both side? [closed]

I have received a permanent job offer (geography: United Kingdom), which includes a 3-months notice period clause. There's also an unusual clause stating that the employer may claim damages if the ...
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Can I file for unemployment if my new employer tries to change my already signed offer letter, due to Covid-19?

I received a job offer in writing on March 31st with a "tentative" start date of May 1st. They put a tiny clause in there that the start date was subject to review due to coronavirus complications. I ...
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Manager at my current employer (federal contractor) trying to delay my start date with my new federal employer

I am currently employed by a major consulting firm, where I work on a contract for a federal agency. I recently recieved a final job offer and EOD from this same federal agency, which I've accepted. I ...
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What are the most common response types of employers when candidates refuse a job offer?

What is the common or best response types of an employer after the rejection of a job offer by a candidate? For example Company A makes a job offer to candidate B. Candidate B politely refuses the ...
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What is the best practice when switching jobs

I recently accepted a job offer (a week ago) while I still had two other interviews that were in the last stages of getting me hired. Because I needed a job badly, I accepted the first offer that ...
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How long to wait before following up on a verbal offer when the written offer didn't arrive by date stated?

How long should I wait before following up with the company on an official written offer after receiving a verbal offer? Here are the facts: Very large global organization - I'm interviewing to ...
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Recruiter for potential future employer asked to remove profile at job portal. Is this a valid request?

I have recieved a job offer from a company 2 weeks back. I have resigned from my current organisation, notified the last date, provided all required documents for joining, and also recieved a date of ...
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Employer might be giving me a job offer by mistake

I'm in a somewhat unusual situation, and not sure what I should do. Last week, I had an interview for a mid/upper-level manager. I'm very unqualified for this position (I don't have any management ...
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How can I accept a job offer after rejecting it?

I am graduating with an industrial engineering degree in May, and I got a job offer from a military branch up in Maine. The military flew me up to the base, and I just felt at home and like I could ...
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What to do if a company with bad reputation provides a job?

Is there any advice what one should do in the following situation? I am unemployed in Finland. In Finnish law, if one provides you a job and you decline it, you won't get an unemployment benefit. But ...
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Is it polite to not give follow-up reply to a freelancer?

I find it very impolite for an employer to not give any follow-up response to a job seeker after receiving a CV/ after a job interview. When I was in the position where I remotely interviewed a ...
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Thinking about accepting a previous declined offer

Back in December, I had two interviews and eventually received an offer with good working conditions (more salary then where I'm employed now). I decided to decline the offer because I felt I wouldn't ...
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Employer's client is offering to hire me after I gave resignation notice to my employer

TLDR: Is it a good idea to accept job offer from an employer's client, after I resigned to join another company. I work at an IT consultancy as a project manager. I am leading a large IT project for ...
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If I’m offered a job, can I postpone the start date due to Covid19 concerns?

I applied for a job a of couple months ago for PRN work and just had an interview this week. I felt the interview went well. If I get offered a job can I ask them to delay my start date a couple weeks ...
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Received an offer letter then almost 4 months of radio silence - red flag?

A small "startup" IT company from US wants to open office in my city (Poland) and start a new project here. Based on my experience and relationship with the CTO, after brief interviews, I was given an ...
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How to Politely Decline a Dream Job

Summary: I have two great competing offers, A and B. I would like to politely decline A but also maximize the chances that I can get that offer again later, once work with B is done I've been ...
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How can I get a potential employer to reissue an offer I rejected?

I went through interviewing series with two companies, X and Y, at the same period of time. I reached and passed the final round with company X, and they issued me an offer with a 48 hours signing ...
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If a company say they are now open for full-time entry level or something else like that, can I apply for summer internship?

I'm a little confused. I'm currently a graduate student in NYC and plan to graduate on December this year. But now I'm looking for summer internship. I see some companies say they are open for summer ...
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New employer postponing my start date by three months due to COVID-19

I was offered a new job before the virus outbreak. The had emailed me the offer details with salary, stock options, insurance etc, and had promised to sent the contract early this week. They were also ...
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How to evaluate business-to-government startup as prospective employee

I received a job offer from a research and development startup whose revenue stream comes from government contracting for defense and intelligence agencies. I am not familiar with business-to-...
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How to apologize for responding late to an internship offer?

I had cold emailed an organization a couple of months ago in May to ask for an internship, and while they did not have openings then, they did contact me this February about an internship offering, ...
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What does “RC/CL/aj” stand for in an appointment letter?

I received an appointment letter. Below the signature of the director of human resource, there are some abbreviations, as follows: Signature Name Encls. c.c. Hd(COMP) DoF ...
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I have been interviewing for my dream job, then things went fast with a different company and I receive an offer, how to professionally manage this?

I have been interviewing for the past two months with a company X that is one of "The big 4", for a dream job. Successfully finished several interviewing rounds and now my last and most difficult ...
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Was it a selfish and immoral decision?

Today, I quit my current grpahic design job because I was getting a better offer. My current boss also agreed to pay higher, but I chose growth over salary. But I made a mistake, I broke a promise. ...
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Asking Potential Employer to Match Another Companies Higher Offer

I have often heard that having multiple job offers on the table at the same time is a great place to be in as it gives you more negotiating power. This seems perfectly reasonable to me, especially in ...
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Negotiating improvement on lower salary than market

Context After graduating and finishing a good apprenticeship of 2 years where i ended up being in charge of a refactoring project (I started as a software engineer and became project lead), I stayed ...
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How soon after accepting an offer, would it be polite to quit to accept an offer from a different company?

I have not found a duplicate question dealing with this exact situation. I have been steadily applying for jobs since the end of January. My field is very specific, there are a few large companies ...
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Salary Negotiations: Asked for a raise on the first offer, got back saying they need a week's time to respond

I have been interviewing with a successful startup. The first interview was a basic screening round, then another round with a senior engineer, and then there was another one with their CTO. The CTO ...
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What can I do when the employer keep delaying my start date with the excuse of applying work permit as I am a foreigner?

I accepted the offer from one of the companies which offer me to work with them. I accepted their offer in the mid of January but the employer kept saying that the work permit is yet to be approved. ...
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Accept current job offer or wait for future offer? [closed]

I am completing my undergraduate teaching degree this April. I currently student teach at an elementary school and have received a verbal job offer. My fiance and I are moving to another city about an ...
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I got verbal offer few weeks back

I got verbal offer few weeks back, but he is neither responding to emails nor phone calls, have tried mailing interviewing managers as well but no response. I had already called them several times, ...
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Can too many background checks be harmful?

I had a job interview where the company wanted me to fill out an application and a background check form at the same time. I didn't really want them to do a background check until I was offered a ...
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As a job seeking mid-level or senior developer, is it pragmatic to spend time on take home quizzes and assignments?

A colleague and I, both mid-level developers, were having a disagreement regarding a recent job prospect they had where the individual from HR asked my colleague if they'd be willing to do a language-...
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Decline a job offer after acceptance due to visa problem

I accepted a job offer (online) last September. The employer is in Australia and is willing to sponsor my work visa application. I submitted my visa application last October, and provided additional ...
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How to solve a situation where you have one suboptimal offer and one great almost offer?

I got a job offer and verbally accepted it. However, since I still haven't gotten the contract, just the offer letter, which just includes very basic information and isn't even legally binding in my ...
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Delaying the Roll out of Offer Letter [duplicate]

I'm an experienced professional and I applied for an opening through Job Board. My profile got shortlisted and I gave 1 Aptitude written test, 1 telephonic interview (technical) , 2 face to face ...
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Is it professional to ask for reference after being terminated?

As part of the offer process, I am being asked to provide reference check as part of the background screening. I am only allowed to give Managers and not coworkers/peers. I have disclosed that I was ...
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How to approach job listings if compensation is my primary concern?

I often get approached by recruiters with job openings, but I don't want to waste my time if the compensation is low. Unfortunately most openings do not say what the compensation will be. Is it rude ...
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Prospective Employer Pressuring Signing Offer without Providing Written Notice

I am speaking to a few different firms and have recently received an offer. However, I have found out that the turnaround was fairly quick and they were willing to get the offer on the lower end of my ...
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Negotiating Recruiter fee in addition to raise for accepting counter offer

Is it acceptable or appropriate to request the recruiter's fee in addition to your salary as a bonus when being offered a counter offer that you are 100% willing to turn down? Say I get a job offer ...
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Stay or leave if another position offered [closed]

Hello Im currently working as a web developer and Im hired to build 1 project, I was offered another position inside the company to work as an infrastructure coordinator, I really hate that part of ...

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