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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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Internship offer rescinded - call tomorrow to discuss. Is there anything I can do?

I had a brief call today saying my job offer is being rescinded due to unsatisfactory screening. From what I was told - they were not able to confirm my employment with one company, the date of my ...
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Can my job offer be rescinded due to dates?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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Prospective employer “begging” me for a second chance

Unusual situation here. I was contacted for a "dream role" at a small company. I have been searching for a similar role for a long time and these type of roles are very competitive so I was very ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What does “being sworn in” do?

I am looking to start a job with a provincial government subsidiary. I have been asked to come in today to be sworn in, but I’m not really sure what that means? I haven’t received an official letter ...
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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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How to ask for additional time to reconsider an offer after accepting it?

After an interview with a company they offered me a salary matching the one I asked for. However when considering the other benefits I was getting at the current employer (which I wasn't getting at ...
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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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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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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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Recruiter is asking for sample code

After a good telephone conversation with an IT recruiter, he asked for sample C# (software) code of a project of my current employer. Although this is a logic question, it is impossible to send code ...
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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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I missed a job confirmation call from HR, called back and was told to wait for a callback but no feedback yet

So earlier today I got a missed call from the HR manager of a company where I had been interviewing for the past 2 weeks. I had successfully gone through 3 levels and was informed the the HR that I ...
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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 ...
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Accepted offer letter, position changed

I accepted a job offer with a company I am really excited to work for, I won't start the position for another month. I was in a senior level management position and decided to step down to a less ...
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What company will do, if I send their offer letter to another company [closed]

I got offer from company A with 100% hike of current salary. I got second offer from company B with 50% hike of current salary. During salary negotiation with company B, I have sent the company A ...
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Should I accept new job offer which has lots of unpaid overtime? [closed]

I work in the IT industry. My current workplace provides a good decent salary, not many benefits, but great work life balance, and I get to work from home almost 95% of the time. This also leaves me ...
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Can I still negotiate a job offer if HR is stonewalling the department head?

I'm a college senior and I'm applying for my first full-time position. I recently got an offer for around $70k for a data analyst position. HR initially told me that the salary was negotiable, so I ...
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Faux pas during/after signing job offer

I've been working as a programmer at Company A while applying to others, and I recently got a job offer from Company B. The B position is a large company and a huge jump for me, and I feel fortunate ...
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Is it okay to speed up a job offer process and then reject because it's not as good?

I am waiting on a decision from one of my preferred employers. In the meantime, while I was waiting, I still did other interviews. I think I might be close to getting an offer from another employer. ...
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Is it a wise decision if I switch companies with higher base salary but higher cost of living? [closed]

For the last 6 months, I've been a full stack developer in a small company that pays quite poorly. But I live with my parents, so I don't really have much financial responsibilities. I was offered a ...
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Should I tell my dream job I rescinded another offer to wait for their process?

I'm a software developer with 4 years experience. I'm in the USA. I had a final round of interview with hiring managers at my dream company. We had a few good laughs and I seem to have most or all ...
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Leaving first career job after 2 years of experience without any offer in hand and take a break of 3 months

I am 25 years old with 24 months of experience as a software developer in a startup. I took this role rejecting all other good paying jobs due to awesome projects. But now I feel my current role is ...
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Embellished the reason why I left one job during the interview. How worried should I be about the background check?

I finally got a good job offer that I accepted. It seems like a great fit with a great company, however, I realized that I may have messed up royalty in the interview process about the reason why I ...
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Reneging on a signed contract, but haven't started work yet (UK) [duplicate]

Yesterday I accepted a job offer and signed a contract for that offer. However today I have received a offer that is many magnitudes better, I wasn't expecting it to come in at all. Is it legal to ...
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Is it concerning for a small US employer to not have have a maternity leave policy in the job offer?

I was recently made a job offer by a US firm (for our purposes, a sub-50-person tech startup with significant VC support). I was surprised to see that there was nothing about maternity/paternity ...
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What should I do if the HR of the company behaves this way?

So I got a call from a junior HR of a reputed company regarding a job opportunity that required my skills, they asked about my current CTC(cost-to-company) and my expectations. I gave them a number x ...
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help understanding the HR manager email

I am a recent graduate in search of jobs and giving interviews. I gave my final onsite interview with a big Financial firm on Jan. 17, 2019 for a Software Developer role. On Jan. 25 I was told that ...
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Should I leave my job after 3 months? [closed]

So I took a new job about 3 months ago. It appeared to be a good fit as it was closer to home and still in the same field that I am in (business intelligence). The company is great, both with work ...