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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 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 ...
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Should I inform the current employer that I am about to resign within 1-2 weeks since I have signed the offer letter and waiting for visa?

I have signed the offer letter from a company based in UAE (United Arab Emirates) and have sent them my documents for visa process since they are sponsoring. Now, I am confused that whether I should ...
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Accepting a team member who is slated to quit on the first day?

Context So you as a Manager are expanding your team and recently signed a new promising team member(subordinate). After few weeks of signing the potential future employee comes back saying that he ...
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Offering Less Than What Was Advertised [closed]

I just accepted a job but still have a question. Online salary range was saying 55K with a minimum associate degree and they are willing to train the person they will hire. After two long interviews,...
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University asked everyone to upload offer letter to a shared drive folder. Is this legal? [closed]

My university has asked every student with an offer to post his/her offer letter in a google drive link. Almost every company who hire here are US based. Specific US city wise: San Jose, Seattle, ...
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Juggling Job Offers and Interviews

I’m currently working as a developer at Company A. For reasons I won’t delve into here, I’m looking to leave my current position and find a new place to work. I started sending out resumes a couple of ...
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Asking for a lower title in new job offer negotiation

Context Recently I was interviewed for a senior software developer's position which went well. Now I have been offered a Software Architect position and I don't feel quite ready yet. I can imagine ...
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What should I do if after receiving a verbal offer letter I am informed that my written job offer is put on hold due to some internal issues?

I was interviewed by a very large firm in UAE, remotely since I am in Pakistan. The guy passed my interview and insisted on me to join since we share the same birthplace, coincidentally. I was ...
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How can i stall the acceptance of a job offer until after the holidays?

I interviewed with a company I'm really interested in. All went well, I really liked the team, and the recruiter just called with the standard questions to prepare an offer letter - yay! On the ...
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What should I do If I was told by email that I would receive the offer letter within 2-3 working days but it has been 5 days since then?

I was offered a job in a big company in the UAE but I am in Pakistan. I was hired and was told by the manager that my documents have been forwarded to HR and I will receive the OFFER LETTER within 2-3 ...
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Is it too early to apply to jobs 8 months before graduation? [closed]

I am doing a master's degree in computer science and I formally graduate in September 2019. However, I start my dissertation period in May and I will have no lectures. So, I have been pondering ...
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How to talk with an employer to get time to look for other opportunities

I got through the final stage with a company in Germany and they told me they got a very good impression of me, but they “need more time to clarify the budget available to hire me” and they “might be ...
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Chances Over Senior Opportunities [closed]

As I have mentioned in my previous questions, I'm working in a very well-known company as a Cloud/DevOps engineer with 7 months of experience. I believe that my career progresses greatly from ...
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My ex-employer wants me back.But its only 8 months.Shall I join back? [closed]

I work as a developer in IT industry. I am faced with a situation and would like some advice. Why I had decided to move from previous employer My ex-manager is a very technically competent person ...
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What exactly do I message an employer if I want to come back to their company?

I am a coop student, and I worked my first co-op placement at company X. I performed really well, and the manager said "just let me know if you ever want to come back". We have even discussed me ...
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Delaying the offer letter (3 months after final interview), top leadership role in new branch of parent company in new city

-- I posted this earlier but somehow got deleted; posting again-- This is the timeline and other details: The headhunter contacted me initially in May 2018. The job is in City-X and the parent ...
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Disengage with a recruiter and go straight to hiring company

My question is. Should I disengage with a recruiter, which I gave permission to present me to a hiring company, and go directly to the hiring company? Thirty four days ago, I was approached by a ...
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Am I in a position to ask a company to counter (again)?

I had an offer in hand from Company A. I'm in the final round for five different positions, but reached out to my top 2 - Company B and Company C - to see if they could counter. Neither could make a ...
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Postpone a resume send request without losing a lead

Updated with more insight I've kept in touch with a senior manager in order to keep a lead for some job in a year or so (just started a new one). I emailed him recently to know things went on his ...
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Should I still wait for the job? [closed]

I recently interviewed for a company. I received a mail from the recruiter in two days that interviews went well and offer would be extended by that week end. Later after one week I was asked to share ...
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How to deal with work for free as part of hiring process when I already have a job?

It takes 1 to 3 weeks but I don't know what to do with my current job that I don't want to lose it, if I failed in the test. It's an on site test and the office is in my city. They told me it's about ...
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First job offer confusion: Signing contract on the starting date?

So I recently accept a job from an international tech company to work in their office in California. The recruiter (also the manager at the office)first gave me a draft offer letter and ask if I have ...
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How to decline job offer after considering commute?

I made a stupid mistake they asked me if I am willing to commute. I told them yes, but I prefer the closer location. However, I received the job offer at the further location. Now I regret it as I ...
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Should the provision of year end bonus in a job be mentioned in the Job contract?

Rephrased the Question for clearer understanding So after a series of successful interviews with a German company in Munich. I was first communicated a job offer through email with Salary = X Base ...
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How can I get a job in a technical field without a degree? [closed]

Currently, I work several unskilled jobs, that pay low wages. I would like to get a job doing something more technical (ideally in the field of geology), but I feel as though I have no way of ...
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Waiting for approval of a job position, meanwhile I got invited to another interview

I'm in a bit of a complicated situation! I applied for a job three months ago, and a recruiter X contacted me 2--3 weeks after I applied. I couldn't understand X's dialect, and X spoke very fast (+ I'...
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Initial job offer (probation) changed and is different in the contract? I have declined other job offers. Now they have changed my starting date too

Here's my situation: I have had several successful interviews and gotten 3 offers from different companies, and decided to accept an offer from one of them. The thing is this, they had initially ...
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How to choose between first, out-of-college, software development careers? [closed]

Fresh out of college in a few months, and I have three job offers to contemplate and decide which team I'll be joining. One company pays a very high (close to 6 figures) salary but appears to be work-...
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Will relocating close off future opportunities elsewhere?

I'm a masters student pursuing an MS in Data Science. I currently have two offers, one in California with a startup and another with an established Fortune 500 company in Detroit. The Detroit offer is ...
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Got matching offer from company I want to work for. Should I ask for a raise? [closed]

I am working as Junior Developer in a small company, with 6 months experience. Recently, I applied for a job in field I want to specialize in, and declared my expectations as its salary cap (which ...
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HR ghosted after sending verbal offer [duplicate]

I received an offer through email, detailing my start-date, salary etc. I replied back positively saying I was flattered to have received the offer, and I followed up with a question about relocation ...
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Question about negotiation for a job

I was unhappy with a few elements of my role and looking into getting back into development. So, I have been looking for a new role. I secured an offer of a new job and accepted it, then handed in my ...
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How can I keep my scheduled vacation if I'm about to be hired in another place? [duplicate]

I've been working for almost 2 years at this company, and had scheduled my vacation for January 2019. This week I received a better job offer, paying almost twice as much as I get now, in a larger ...
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New job started and 3 weeks after received another offer

I am struggling with this situation, I am from Australia, specifically Sydney, end of October I started a job but I had to relocate in Brisbane, I left my wife in Sydney because she has a stable job ...
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How to pursue a job far in the future?

I'm talking with a company that might want to hire me (not definite yet). I like them a lot and I think I'd like to work there. Here's the catch: if they decide to hire me, they will want a firm ...
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Started new job, have a better offer. Renegotiate or leave early? [closed]

After working for a small ski resort for 3 years with no room for advancement I decided it was time to move on. I searched for a couple of months for something that I would enjoy as much and ...
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How to stall an internship offer?

So I've been applying for internships and I've received an offer from company_x. They've basically said, "if you're happy with it, let me know and I’ll get the paperwork raised". Thing is, I have a ...
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Calling a hiring manager about a hiring decision that is already made

I had a final panel interview last Thursday. The company told me that they'd be calling me on the next day (Friday) with their hiring decision. When Friday came around I had to fly home from the ...
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How much time can I take to read the contract before I sign it?

Tomorrow I'm supposed to sign a contract for my first "real" job ever, so I'm not sure how this works. I want to fully read the contract, but it might take me some time (like half an hour). Is that ...
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What to make of recruiters reply after interview [closed]

I went through a series of interviews and company's HR/recruiter was very generous to provide feedback after each interview. Feedback was really positive and they were interested (I applied through a ...
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Talking about accepted offer during a job interview

I accepted an offer and after that got an interview opportunity from my dream company. In the interview they had asked me if I have deadlines coming up. I informed them that I had to accept another ...
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Shoud I tell them why I'm turning down their job offer?

Basically, I've had two interviews with a company. They seemed to have really liked me and really want me to be part of their team as a software dev. The problem is I'm currently a student, to join ...
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Can I tell the “trial” job I'm still interviewing? [duplicate]

I've received an offer for a job. The first two weeks are a "tryout", and if they like me (and, presumably, vice-versa) they'll keep me on for another six weeks. I still have a few days from now in ...
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I signed off a job offer and gave an expected start date, I found out I need more than the date given to them

So last week I got offered a job by a company that I’ve went to multiple interviews for and I am excited to join them. I signed the job offer but told the employer verbally that the expected start ...
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How to persuade company to offer relocation with transfer

The Situation My department has undergone radical transformations in the past few years, moving from 9 Regional departments to a set of geo-redundant departments, one in our headquarters on the East ...
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Future colleague has infantile and vaguely inappropriate websites

I have recently been offered a job as a software developer at a small company. I was excited about this position - the colleagues I will be working with all seem clever and motivated, which is what ...
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Is it wrong to prompt for an update on offer letter when I have a deadline with another offer pending?

I have two offers, one from Company A for a high salary, and one from Company B, for a lower salary. Company A made me an offer the other week and would like to hear back by today, EOD. Company B ...
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Can Company A be upset at an external job offer in the same field?

Some company (company B) found me on LinkedIn and sent me a job position and asked if I wanted to apply or if I knew of someone who did. I looked into it, got the interview and an hour later got a ...
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Rejected job offer after salary negotiation but HR reached out again with another offer [closed]

I am looking for a job change and I have been contacted by an employer. I had several rounds of interviews, I was offered a job and we began salary negotiations. The offered salary did not suit me - ...
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Declining full-time offer during co-op

I am currently in a co-op position at company A during my current school year. This co-op is scheduled to end in the Spring, and I have received an offer from company A for full-time permanent ...