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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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Should I tell a potential employer why I am underpaid?

I work in the IT industry and I am considered underpaid as per my job experience and current market rate. When I started looking for other opportunities, some recruiters/employers are quite shocked at ...
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Which job offer should I accept? [on hold]

I currently work in Marketing as a Senior Marketing and Technical Executive. My role at my current job is very specific and the systems are bespoke, which means it’s hard to gain any real transferable ...
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Is 'bad luck' with former employees a red flag?

I applied for an engineering position at a medium-sized* but international company. During the first interview, I got the impression that their tech stack does not quite match the public job ...
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Jr. C#/C developer planning to move to RPA for a while [closed]

tl;dr: I am miserable at my current programming job due to management and endless mandatory overtime. I have an opportunity in RPA but love programming, is it feasible to take a break from programming ...
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What should I do if I forgot to put a job on my application

I just got a new job and I had a gap for one month and I indicated I was unemployed just to complete the form. But I forgot about a 2 week job that quit because it was not my job path or something I ...
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Reaching out to an employer regarding an offer letter

Last week Monday, I was verbally told that I was chosen for a role within a moderately sized company (7000 employees). The HR employee told me on the same phone call that I would receive an offer ...
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When I receive my contract after handing in formal job offer

Ive got a question for you. Last month I have applied for the job position After couple days they called me with an interview. Attended to the interview - successful and after another couple days I ...
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Would working in a Silicon Valley Huawei research lab have subsequent negative career implications? [closed]

I was offered an interesting job working on some cool new technology connected to location and positioning for Huawei's consumer cell phones. I'd like to accept the offer, but I'm concerned that ...
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Accepting a previous offer while negotiation still pending?

I recently received a verbal offer, where the terms were explained and then asked if I found them acceptable. I mentioned that I had other offers coming and that the salary could potentially be ...
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Recruiter Negligence May Have Caused Job Offer To Be Withdrawn

I have recently been offered a new job that was set up for me via a recruitment agency (I work in software development). I accepted this offer last week after emailing the recruiter that I have been ...
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Disclosing a confidential non-solicitation agreement

I recently accepted a job offer. One stipulation of the offer is that I "have fully disclosed...any...non-solicitation...agreement...to which you are a party...(and which you are permitted to disclose)...
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Length of Time of Interview Process

Does the speed/length of time a company gives a job offer have any correlation with how much they "want/like you"? Company A gave me an offer much higher than what I wanted and gave me an increase on ...
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Verbal Offer received; should I continue interviewing or wait for the written offer?

I have a verbal offer but not a written offer and am not sure whether I should proceed to an onsite interview at another company. Since I have not received the written offer yet, should I go ahead ...
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Is this email an indication of an unofficial offer?

I received this email from a potential employer yesterday and thought that I was close to an official offer from the company. I replied to the email yesterday and I haven't heard from them yet. Can ...
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Written Offer Timeline [duplicate]

I received a verbal job offer two and a half weeks ago and have not received a written offer yet. I followed up a week ago and the recruiter said they are still waiting for approvals. I have not ever ...
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Should one only start negotiating any offer after concluding all interviews?

As stated in this question, it's normal for people to have interviews at multiple companies, and receive offers from some companies earlier than from the others. I would like to negotiate the offers. ...
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Second career opportunities

Will companies consider hiring a person with more years of experience, than what they need, for a junior position provided the candidate is ready to work for the same salary offered for the junior ...
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Start Date Negotiation

I received a job offer where they asked if it would be possible to start earlier than I want. I asked if it is fine if I start a bit later and they said it should be fine. Should I just wait to hear ...
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What to politely say when asked “How are other interviews going?” or “Have you been extended any offers?”

Job Agent recruiters, Hiring Managers, Tech Leads and/or interviewers sometimes asking me how other interviews are going? , and sometimes even ask me if I've been extended any other offers? How ...
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How to evaluate a C-level job offer at a young startup [closed]

Have just been given an offer at a young startup (~3 yrs, 1 other employee [the CEO] and 2 contractors) for a CTO position. Offer is all-equity with a roadmap in place for salary after revenue goals ...
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Negotiate a start date due to delays in PhD defense

I received an awesome industry job offer in Dec 2018 (after several rounds of interviews over three months). I gave my manager a starting date of May 2019, since I was planning to schedule my final ...
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How to gauge If i will be rolled out an offer letter? Or what to do next? [closed]

Went through the entire Hiring process for a company , where I : Applied on a Job portal Received a quick reply within two days Cleared two rounds of Interview one with the Hiring Manager other with ...
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Salary negotiation at the first Face to face interview

A little background to give you some context. I have been searching for a job in UK for a while. Things haven't been favorable for the last 6 months due to my visa situation which was about to expire....
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Company I accepted an offer was bought. I wasn't informed of this until after I signed the offer letter

I recently accepted a position at a smaller IT company, which every employee seems to love working for. They have a reputation for paying fairly, having good benefits, and treating their employees ...
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Provided the payslips and other offer letter but instead got rejected!

I recently cracked one position for the senior quality engineer for one company on 19th jan. In the HR round, i told them about the other offer letter I have with xyz company. The HR asked my expected ...
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Could job offer be by text message (SMS)?

I had this unlucky feeling about NXSMS text I received from Manpower Group Australia that I applied to. The text says that they are thankful of my application and that they have a job opening right ...
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Would declining a job offer negatively affect my chances of applying there in the future?

I'm graduating college, and beginning to apply to companies for work starting in the summer. I'm mostly looking at paid internship-type positions in order to gain more experience before a "more real" ...
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Can this company be trusted?

I recently got a job offer and went to the office to get my offer letter signed. However, when I asked for a copy of the offer letter, (through email and verbally) I have yet to receive a reply from ...
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Should I continue with Knowledge Transition when I have some other plans for my own?

In my current company I am being given KT(Knowledge Transition) for a new project. The guy who's giving me KT is supposed to leave in a little over the month and he's handing over the work. I have ...
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What are the ethical arguments for not taking up a dream job? [closed]

Note: This is a hypothetical situation. I have completed a Computer Science degree. My dream job is to work for a global software development company, based in central London. Hypothetically, I ...
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Asking for a higher salary when offered a higher level position that what I applied for

Originally the position I applied to was a Manager position. Normally on an interview I don't reveal my salary expectations and wait to hear the best offer, however, on the phone the interviewer ...
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How to communicate required decisional power before taking job?

An IT company wants to hire me as a data scientist (which I am). I had all the interviews and are now in the negotiation process regarding the contract. The company made me a good offer, they really ...
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Will I burn a bridge by leaving right after a raise?

Some context: I've worked at my current company for about 2 years now as a software developer. It is a medium to big company with a solid grasp on the market. Also, it is a really cool workplace ...
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Large Company asking for personal information prior to salary offer

TL;DR: When hiring, a company is asking for very personal information before they can even tell me the offered salary (even though I passed their interviews). Recently, there has been a very unusual ...
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Company promises specific job but changed start time [closed]

My girlfriend received an offer from a Big-4 company in Switzerland in September 2018 for a job starting in October 2019. They told her that they will send the contract later since there is still time....
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Omit to list a job demotion on resume. Is it going to impact background check for a new job offer?

I have been extended a job offer and the company is going to process the background check for me. In one of my previous jobs, I was demoted to a senior analyst position from a manager position. ...
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A recruiter for a job that initially rejected me, called with an alternate offer but then acts reluctantly-am I being played?

In October, I had an interview for a data scientist position in France at a large company, where there was exactly one physical interview with the manager and another data scientist. It was a pretty ...
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Should I have concern for my previous workplace, when considering a new job?

I currently work for a medium-large (~500 employees) Italian company as a Linux developer. I work in a team of 8 people, most of them are really awesome and really friendly, the day life is good and ...
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Should I ask my employer about my visa status since it has been 10 days the last we communicated? [closed]

I am selected in UAE as a software engineer and has signed the job offer, also I send him the scanned copies of all the required attested documents along with the hard copy of my attested degree via ...
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Will my job offer be withdrawn/rescinded after background check? [closed]

I am freaking out at the moment. I jumped the gun and gave my current employer two weeks notice before the employer would tell me if my background check is satisfactory. I know, stupid of me. The ...
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Received verbal job offer and still waiting on written offer; recruiter stopped responding? Should I call or email again?

After a long interview process with Microsoft, I received a verbal offer from the recruiter. I did not negotiate the salary, and agreed with the company that I would sign. Ever since then the ...
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I have taken a new role and I am not enjoying it [closed]

I have recently started working for this large company mid of last year. I initially started as Accounts Payable officer. The bosses have recognised my work and they have offered me a position in a ...
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Can I renegotiate my salary as the offer letter signed was 4 months back

I have been working as a contractor in a company in the US from last 1.6 years. Around 6 months back, they offered me a full-time role. I gladly agreed as I like the company and wanted to continue ...
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Reported to HR for talking about salary offer?

I already know about the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935 that basically prohibits companies from saying you are not allowed to talk about salary with coworkers, but my situation may not be ...
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Waiting for a decision from the top priority company and have another job offer from another company [closed]

I recently completed my interview process for a job that is my top priority. My last interview was on Dec 20th, 2018. The interview went really well. At the end of the interview The hiring manager ...
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Job Change To a IT MNC [closed]

I'm a BE Graduate in Computer Science. My career so far - First role was as Researcher Data Analyst in a database company, worked there for 10 months until March 2018. After that (April 2018) I took ...
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What salary range should I ask for an OPT opportunity? [duplicate]

I am an international student in Computer Science in the Los Angeles area. As I am graduating for my Master's Degree, I am planning to start working with an OPT, Optional Practical Training (full-time)...
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Is it too late to ask for a signing bonus?

A few weeks ago I accepted a job offer. Because I'd been out of work a long time and have a lot of debt, I considered asking for a signing bonus, but my spouse was afraid that trying to negotiate ...
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Should I worry if I haven't received an email from my new company yet?

I received an offer letter but it was contingent on a drug test and a background check. I got a copy of the completed background check (eligible for hire) and I do not do drugs but I haven't heard ...
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Should I join a company if its reviews on glassdoor etc are not very good? [closed]

I am offered a job from the company as a web developer in UAE. I just went on to the glassdoor and read reviews, the majority of reviews were not very good and some were outrageous to an extent ...