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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What should I write in an apology letter, since I have decided not to join a company after accepting an offer letter

I had accepted an offer letter from an employer 45 days ago, but now I got another (better) offer letter from a different company. Now I am wondering, what should I write in a letter to HR at the ...
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Should I proceed to persue a job, or am I being used as free labor?

So I have been looking for jobs recently and was contacted by a place that I had sent my CV to. The company director asked me to come in and I had a informal 1-2-1 with him in which we just met and ...
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Withdrawing a job offer by employee after having accepted it (in the UK)

I know it is not ethical to do so (I mean withdrawing a job offer by me as an employee after having accepted it) and I won't be proud of it but my interests are more important now. So I got a job ...
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Is lowballing salary offers normal?

I was recently headhunted for a software developer position, and once I received their contract draft, I noticed that the proposed salary was way lower than I expected. Once I voiced my concerns, ...
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Undecided employer?

I applied for a job. After two weeks they let me know that although I had enough skills and experience I won't be hired because of my three months notice period, and that they decided to hire another ...
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Accepted job offer but employer is not responsive. What should I do?

Well it wasn't exactly a job offer; I got an internship offer on April 2nd in New York. There was a lot of stuff I had to put into consideration like the job, money, housing, etc. But ultimately I did ...
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Conditional offer terms

Been offered a role at very high profile corporate brand, where in the offer email it’s explicitly stated that confirmation of start date is sent subject to terms and conditions. A confirmation ...
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HELP! I shared a confidential offer letter from job A with another company (job b). Will I lose my offer? [closed]

I recently was given a very generous offer from a well known company (Company A) that I was thrilled to get. At the same time, I was interviewing with job B, which was taking some time, even after ...
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how should I handle a permanent job offer after working as a temporary contract through staff agency?

I have been working for a company for two months through a staffing agency. The company offered me a permanent position which I will work directly to the company, not through a staffing agency. I am ...
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How long should I take to tell an employer my decision? [duplicate]

I'll have my first face to face interview soon and I have a few questions. Do I have to accept or reject the offer on the spot or is it okay to ask for some time? How long do you think I should take ...
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Regretting counter offer acceptance [closed]

I recently decided to accept a counter-offer and subsequently declined an accepted offer. A day after I made this decision, I realized what I had done and that I had already mentally checked out of ...
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anonymous complaint background checking

I got a job offer in a reputable company in USA. I have gone through background investigation (within USA and my home country-India) and everything was cleared and I was reported to be eligible. But ...
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Unhappy at work, should I hand in my resignation? [closed]

I am in the process of moving jobs, where I have a conditional offer subject to background checks, where one of the main reasons why I have decided to leave is from not being valued at work. Without ...
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Who decides on the job offer salary? [closed]

I recently interviewed at a software development company (~300 employees) and they have called me to come again when they will give me an offer. I interviewed with a HR person and the team lead, and ...
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Should I be transparent with job offer deadlines to all recruiters?

I initially received a job offer from Company A on Monday and they told me they wanted a response to their offer by Thursday. I relayed this information to the recruiters from Company B, C and D. I ...
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Notifying employer of job offer

I have accepted a conditional job offer (subject to background checks) and am yet to tell my current employers. The plan is to wait until the offer is firm before handing my resignation and breaking ...
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How will joining a company where all works are done in C impact my career as a fresher? [closed]

I currently have an offer from a networking based product company where the work is mostly done in C. Considering C to be almost an obsolete technology now, how will that impact my career? Will I be ...
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Is it standard to have the first week's pay indefinitely withheld?

I have been recently offered a new job (software development, permanent, UK) after successful interviews, everything has seemed fine up until one point raised in the offer email which strikes me as ...
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Salary Negotiation: Recruiter raised basic pay but removed signing bonus [closed]

So I have this ongoing negotiation with my recruiter. The original job offer included a signing bonus (of a significant amount) and the basic pay is 15% short of my expected salary. Eventually they ...
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What to do when no company is offering reasonable salary because of the past company?

I'm new in the workforce. I have been working as a designer for past one and half years. The problem is the city I live in doesn't have much opportunity (actually not any) in the profession and my ...
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Incorrect date of birth in Job Offer

I have recently been provided with a written job offer from a German company to sign. While applying for the job during the application process, there was an issue with the website so I was only able ...
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Can a company back out after accepting a signed offer

A firm sent me and offer, I accepted the offer and this acceptance was acknowledged by the firm After a few weeks, I got a call from the firm informing me that the offer is still pending approval ?
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Accepted Job Offer, Now No Contact

I interviewed for a position at a small non-profit in my town about 3 weeks ago. I accepted an offer through Email and all went well. We were discussing the specifics of the job, and she told me an ...
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Joining new company next week and meanwhile expecting for offer letter from an abroad company

I am a software developer, working in India. I received an offer from Company A in India two months ago, and I start at the organisation next week. Meanwhile, I tried applying to Company B outside of ...
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No confirmation on start date after background check clearing

I was unemployed and I got a job offer. Once I accepted the written offer (by signing it) and the background check cleared, I cancelled all the other interviews that I had lined up. But now it's ...
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Got a job offer but still interviewing other companies. Do's and dont's? [duplicate]

I'm currently employed at A. I want some change and salary increase so I started interviewing other companies and I'm also interviewing for another position in A. I got a good job offer from B, with ...
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Negotiating salary after job offer

I have received a good job offer, but it is at least 10k below the market rate. At the time I stated my salary expectations, I didn't know what the market rate was but do know now. I have since asked ...
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Why are companies interviewing for roles in bad faith? [closed]

Is there a sudden trend for companies to interview people when they're not a position to offer a job ? I've had 3 interviews in the past 6 months where everything went really well, got positive ...
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Should I decline this job offer that requires relocating to an area with high cost of living? [closed]

Long story short, a recruiter contacted me through LinkedIn about a position that he thought I would be interested in. I was thrilled after reading the job description along with finding out who the ...
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Signed fulltime offer to start after my upcoming internship ends; should I keep this secret from the internship?

I have recently signed a summer internship at company A, however I also signed a full time contract at company B that starts half a month after the internship with A ends. What I am wondering about ...
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Should I tell the new hiring manager about last short probation period?

After a long search of several months (with multiple companies), finally got a job offer from company A. I accepted the offer and started working yesterday. Primarily because pay is pretty good and ...
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New job to begin Monday has been rescinded due to 'incorrect employment dates' - this is my response, what do you think? [closed]

Today my dream died. After the enthralling experience of meeting yourself and the entire team, all I have dreamt of since being given an offer was working with all of you. Sadly, this was not meant ...
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Should I add a note for recruiters in my LinkedIn public profile?

I'm a lucky person with skills and experience that are currently in demand in my region (working in IT in France, not in Paris ;-) My LinkedIn resume is up-to-date, and the "Looking for new ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...