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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Did company decide not to hire me? I told them I have another offer so want a reply soon

I recently interviewed for a job that I'm really interested in. Had 3 rounds of interview and cleared all of them. HR then asked for references. After contacting the references I listed, HR sent an ...
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How do I negotiate a higher salary for an EL role in my position?

I'm in the UK and I've been working in a pensions consultancy as an actuarial analyst for 5 months. This is all the corporate experience I have, as I graduated in 2020 and previous positions are less ...
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haven't heard back from the HR Team for my onboarding process

So I already got an offer from them, signed it digitally then sent it back. After that I sent a resignation letter to my current job (First job btw). Went through pre-employment medical exam and then ...
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What should I do if I get a job offer, but don't really understand what it is I would be doing?

I had interview for a position with a small managed IT company. It was recommended to me by a friend, but he didn't really know the details of what they did. The job posting was rather vague and ...
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How to negotiate salary in the initial offer of company which I want to work for

I just received an offer from one of the big software companies which I really wanted to work with. I only got the information through a phone call with my assigned recruiter. The recruiter will send ...
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Salary “negotiation” stalled [closed]

After getting interviewed online from a company in the United Arab Emirates for a Senior Web Developer role. I was asked about my expected salary. I quoted 25K AED because that's what I think is a ...
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Job description changed after hiring

I am a robotics student in a work study program. While looking for the work part of the program, I received a message from the HR person of a company that I had not explicitly contacted after posting ...
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Would it be advisable to email a potential employer letting them know that you are about to take another offer?

I'm asking this question for someone else (let's call them Alice). Alice has been looking for a job for a long time and finally came across companies A, B and C. They are all interviewing for an open ...
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Questions regarding job application, supervisor's name, and may we contact question

I am an international applicant based in Europe, and I am going to apply for a teaching position at a US university. In the online application we are required to upload documents such as CV, cover ...
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Is it okay to ask one potential employer to match the base salary of another?

I currently have two offers from tech companies, A and B I would prefer A over B because I believe it is a better place to work, but B is offering me around 25k more than A. I have not been in this ...
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How can I give a chance to a coworker for a new job interview without getting him fired?

I'm currently the lead of my department. A coworker has never worked before professionally and I've taught him most of the stuff he knows right now. Of course he had some experience in the field, but ...
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Constant updates to future employer on present situation

I recently signed an offer letter with another department within the same organization I work at and I'm wondering how best to handle a few issues. Unfortunately, due to immigration delays, a quick ...
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New company void offer letter-pay and PTO

I started out in a different position at the company I work for. I was promoted in Oct by my boss with an Offer Letter, on company letterhead signed by me. The letter states my salary, various perks ...
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Asking current employer to match external offer [duplicate]

I worked with current employer for more than 8 years. The only reason I looked outside is that the industry standard pay package includes performance based bonus which could potentially be 10x my ...
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Sharing competing offer letter marked as “confidential”

A friend of mine (for real, not me) received an offer letter from two tech firms in Silicon Valley. Let's called one X and the other Y. X's offer letter has a better salary and sign-on bonus. However, ...
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Received job offer restricting cell phone use, permitting workspace searches — is this normal?

To start, I am a software engineer. I had been interviewing with a company recently and I finally got an offer letter which I signed and sent back to them, and then they sent me a list of rules/...
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Accepting another job offer

I recently accepted a job offer. I got this job via OfferZen (a South African recruitment app). The job offer document was a very simple document, without any terms and agreements on my side. The ...
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Accepting an offer when you've just been given a salary raise

I've been working at my company for 6 years. I recently put in a request for a salary raise however I think I low balled myself a bit. With that being said I've been interviewing at a few different ...
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Employment date off by about two weeks on background check?

Currently going through background check for a new job and ran into a problem. On my resume I thought one of my previous works started in late May 2015, and May 2015 is what I put on my resume and ...
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Asking interviewer preliminary feedback if other companies are pushing

I am waiting for a decision that should come within Friday and I would like to give precedence to this company. However, another two companies are pushing with formal agreements and contracts. Do you ...
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Employer modifying verbal agreement [closed]

I found an internal vacancy at my company and contacted the manager of the team (Steve) to have an informal discussion about the job, the team, etc. Realizing it was a good fit, we had more formal ...
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Team unresponsive after I signed contract

I was offered a contract with a company. We decided on the compensation, starting date, cleared some doubts regarding the contract and I signed and sent back the contract. The problem starts with the ...
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Two internship offers - one contingent on funding

I have received two internship offers. One company (company A) gave me a deadline (tomorrow) to accept or decline - although, it's not a formal offer letter. Rather it's an "expression of our ...
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Received a job offer without details, what happens if I sign?

After going through the recruitment process for a company, I received a job offer for a software development position, on a contractor basis. I am interested in working for them but the offer is very ...
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Job offer via email, but not recruited yet due to the secuirty clearance issues

I have been offered a job by a employer, but due to security check issues I have not been recruited yet. They have not even sent me a contract and discussed the salary. The position is kind of ...
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Should I wait for an offer to turn down a job?

During my final interviews for position A I realized that it is not right for me. Even if they come back with a great offer, it is extremely unlikely that I will be able to work well in that capacity. ...
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Would my CV and job opportunities in future 'Suffer' if I transfer into a Smaller Company?

In the start of my career, I worked for startup companies. I don't know but during those days, when I tried to apply for any mid-level or MNC for job opportunities, I never received call from them or ...
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How to handle job offer with raise inside my own company

I'm currently 1 year in my job as a software developer, working as a consultant. A manager from my company (not my manager) offered me a different job, and a 6+% raise, so still inside my company but ...
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What is the point of offering a salary up to X?

On a job posting it said, a salary up to 60,000. As a starter I know thats not the salary I will be receiving. So what is the point of putting any number in there at all? They could offer me up to a ...
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Adding interviewer on LinkedIn after taking other job

There were two job vacancies in particular that appealed to me – 'Job A' and 'Job B' I had an interview for Job A, and then the next day I had a telephone interview with Job B, the manager then said ...
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I accepted a job offer and 3 hours later Talent acquisition changed terms what should I do

I have been working as a contractor for a huge company remotely from home. The manager I worked with asked me if I was interested in fte and apply for a position that just opened up. The job posting ...
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Is a long waiting period for an official offer bad?

I recently received two internship offers that I'm enthusiastic about. One is with a very large Fortune 500 company while the other is a mid sized company. The very large company has sent me a ...
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Negotiating a permanent contract while newly pregnant

I'm currently one year into working an 18-month maternity cover. I love my job and I want to stay working there in the long term. I've had excellent performance reviews and positive feedback over the ...
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Accepted conditional offer pending background check, now receiving offer from another company

So I have been looking for a job that offers more remote work. I have signed a conditional offer based on the outcome background check. I was told this process could be anywhere from 4 to 7 weeks. I ...
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New company gave me a job offer, but doesn't want the contract signed until my first day. Should I be worried?

I am currently working at company A. I got a job offer from company B after 10+ hours of interviews, references, a thorough background check, many conversations with HR etc. I am planning to give my ...
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No Offer Letter after Verbal Offer 3 weeks back [closed]

I did 7 rounds of interviews for a position in one of the big IT Organizations. After the 7th round, I received a call (20th January) from HR that I have been selected and further negotiated my salary ...
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Reneging offer for a much better one

I know it has been discussed a lot about reneging offers. This is generally something I’d never do. However, this time there are some specificities: premise: I verbally (nothing signed) accepted an ...
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Onboarding and provisioning - make and model of phone

I have recently landed a role through a recruiter. For some reason, they are asking for the firm I will be working for what the make/model of the phone I have in order for provisioning. I am not sure ...
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How to be hired in US company remotely

I'm a software developer living in Eastern Europe. I would like to find a job remotely working for a US company and to be paid an average US salary because in my country I currently get around 3-4 ...
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Company wants me to handle most financial burdens as an expat

I have been able to land a job in a company located in Belgium recently and it is worthwhile to mention, I do not reside in Europe. During my application process, I was asked to pay for my paperwork ...
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Use New Job Offer in order to get a raise from previous employer [duplicate]

I have a new job offer. They are offering me around 50,000 euros. The problem is that I like the current job. I like what I am doing, But my yearly salary is around 40,000 euros. The only reason for ...
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Ask when sign-on bonus will be paid

I have recently secured an internship position, and I was offered a salary rate for the duration as well as a signing bonus. I received the offer around October last year, with a start date during the ...
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Do I have to stop other application processes before receiving an offer?

I have been made an offer by company A, whilst still going through applications with companies B and C. Company A has asked me to verbally accept an offer, and as part of that, to cancel all other ...
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Not hearing back after multiple rounds of technical interviews [duplicate]

I applied at a relatively small but well-known software company as a software engineer and I had 4 rounds of interviews. My last interview was on Dec 18th and today is Jan 12th. I am currently working ...
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Should I reconsider job offer after redundancy

I’ll try to explain my situation as breed as possible. I’m currently an apprentice software developer. I was made redundant via phone call early November. It was for me a complete surprise as the ...
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Regarding my offer letter

I am a fresher and I have received an offer letter but it is not in pdf or doc format and it is simply through a mail. What I should do in this case?? Can an offer letter be a mail only?? Is it ...
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I gave the wrong notice period, how do I salvage the situation?

I have made a mistake and utilised an old copy of my contract (it had changed during my working history at my current company) which said a 1 month notice period on it. This is what I have told the ...
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Company is saying that they will give me offer letter within few days of joining

I am a fresher who successfully passed two rounds of interviews for a company in India and have to first work as a trainee for which I will be paid stipend, and after few months I will receive the ...
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When to follow up for the formal contract to sign after getting the job offer via email if the job doesnt start a month from now?

I was interviewed November and it was for a job for January. Waited a month to hear back from them and I got the job offer via email on December 9. I replied and accepted and asked them to send the ...
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Reneging a Summer Internship Offer that I already signed

I received a summer internship offer from a financial firm (however, this was not my top choice) and signed the contract as it was my only possible offer and I have not been hearing back at all from ...

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