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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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Consequences of reneging an internship return offer [duplicate]

I accepted the return offer from my internship company 'A' last month because the deadline they gave me is relatively tight. But I got another better offer from 'B' recently, this is kind of like a ...
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Politics and promotion after angering now-retiring senior employee [closed]

TL;DR My superiors told me I'm the best candidate for a promotion, but someone else is being officially considered with higher favor due to me offending the person who is resigning (and opening up ...
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Interview suddenly turned into job offer but I need time to make a decision [duplicate]

I had a second round interview with a company today. It went from asking me questions about my experience, and then all of a sudden the interviewer said "I'd like to make you a job offer for $x amount ...
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Tactics on negotiating for a raise?

I'm curious to know how some of you may have negotiated for a raise upon your annual / semi-annual review. Here's my situation. I'm due for my annual review in a few months time. In the past year, I ...
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Recruiter asking the name of the company whose offer I accepted

There are some similar questions that have been asked, but I believe the nature of this situation is slightly more unique. I was recruiting for internship positions at multiple companies. I recently ...
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Being pressured into job offer within my organization

I was offered a job that I did not apply for the other day. The person emailed me because I was recommended from someone else. I have been emailing the person back and forth obtaining details about ...
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Is it possible to revive an offer a few days after not accepting it? [closed]

Recently I was in negotiations with a company after getting an offer. During the initial call of this interview process I was given a number that I was quite happy with, so when offer time came around ...
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Unofficial offer from company following an interview where I didn't get an official offer [closed]

I recently interviewed with a major tech company (Top 3 in my country) with one phone interview, one Skype, and lastly a five hour on-site interview with five different members of the organization. I ...
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Offer downgraded to temp-to-perm, from permanent - how should I proceed? [closed]

Today, I got my verbal full-time offer (good salary + bonus) downgraded to temp-to-perm, with a 6-month review, after a day of my giving them references to contact. Needless to say, I'm a bit ...
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Should I ask about promotion opportunites after receiving a job offer?

Here is my situation. I am a government employee working in the Finance and Accounting career field. I've been working for the same agency for the past 10+ years and decided that I needed a change. I ...
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Company delays interview outcome in order to interview more candidates

I've interviewed with a big firm in the software industry and the interview went well, they gave me a good feedback. Once completed all the interview steps the manager said that I would get a ...
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How to resign but leave door open

I have led a department within a large US company over the last 10 years. About a year ago, I got a new boss, who is #2 in the company and has the power to make whatever decision he wants. He is from ...
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Should I disclose my intention to take parental leave before accepting a job offer?

I am considering a job offer from a company that offers 3 months paid parental leave. I am expecting a child in a few months, and I intend to take advantage of that benefit. I have already reviewed ...
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Interview optics: Telling an interviewer that I have already accepted an offer elsewhere

A month ago, I had onsite interviews lined up with two large software companies, Company A and Company B, with Company A being by far my first choice between the two. Both companies are located in ...
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Work permit and job offer withdrawal

My boyfriend (citizen of a non-EU country) has finished his studies in an EU country and has begun looking for a job in that EU country. Usually, the main reason for the many rejections he received ...
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Is it common/appropriate to negotiate salary after receiving an offer letter? [duplicate]

I recently received an offer letter from an employer. During the interview, the manager said that they cannot give me an exact number before they calculate the budget (or something similar I cannot ...
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Thanking manager for undecided acceptance on a job offer as an current intern?

So I got a call from HR last week with a very nice job offer.... but it kind of blindsided me as my manager hasn't mentioned anything so far in my internship. I like the job, and I meant to ask my ...
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Should I ask what the starting pay is for a friend?

The company I work for is a start-up and is a fairly lax, scrappy environment. I have a friend in mind for a job opening here, but the shift is for 3pm-midnight. Our hiring team hasn't had much luck ...
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Contract to Hire salary conversion? [duplicate]

I am currently a contractor working for a DOD contract company as an application developer. I will begin the process of converting over to a full time employee of the DOD company here soon. Recently ...
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Made a mistake on my CV regarding length of employment

I was offered a job verbally and was advised that background checks would be carried out. I have been contacted by a third party company asking about the dates of employment as I advised on my CV that ...
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What does security screening involve? Will I lose my offer/ job? [duplicate]

Received a job offer for a graduate position and it was stated on the offer letter that the offer will be conditional upon a satisfactory "security screening". It also mentioned that any false ...
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Is this e-mail offer seen as final or still negotiable?

Final update I negiotiated and got a much better offer: roughly 1/3 more than originally offered. Needless to say that I accepted - even gladly so. Thank you all very much for your inputs! I have ...
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How many years of job history should I include on my resume?

I've been in the IT industry since 1999 including several jobs in between. I was a Director with an organization for 7 years, and another 7 years at my current job as a Director as well. This gives ...
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Etiquette for accepting/declining offer

When someone offers you a job, what’s the etiquette on accepting/declining the offer? Am I obligated to make a decision right then and there, or can I tell them I’ll get back to them, let’s say, in ...
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Options vs Equity vs Percentage

I received today an job offer via email for a role with a package including "Equity/options/%" as below: I am very pleased to present the offer from company xxx! $xxx + Super 12-month retention ...
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How late is too late to cancel an interview?

I started the interview process with two companies, Company A and Company B at approximately the same time, have been through 2 rounds of phone screenings with both companies and had a final ...
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New employer is delaying the Job offer which needs work visa

I was interviewed four months back and offered a work contract two months ago. This job requires me to migrate to a European country. Initial date of joining was 1st of September. When I am serving my ...
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Reasons for a company to offer a lower salary than the standard, without improving their benefits?

This is stemming from another thread I started Company has low-ball job offer, refuse to negotiate, is this a common hardball negotiation tactic? Where a discussion in the comments was sparked about ...
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What are the consequences of accepting an offer, performing the background and drug tests, and then rejecting the offer?

I recently accepted an offer and performed the background and drug tests. I even agreed on a start date. But my current employer worked really hard to retain me and they could place me in a more ...
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Company has low-ball job offer, refuse to negotiate, is this a common hardball negotiation tactic?

Company A has a job opening that I have applied for, interviewed for, and received an offer for. Their culture is awesome (very family-oriented) and I already like a lot of the people I have met. Long ...
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40 year old dev lost at sea and looking for advice [closed]

I´m a 40 year old, single and without children, developer. I have a CS degree and I´ve been working as a developer for almost 20 years. I live and work in Argentina. Argentina has, depending on the ...
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I got a weird offer to work at promising startup. Should I accept? [closed]

So here is the thing. My friend has offered me 3-5% at VERY promising startup. It has already 10 elite programmers and their plan is very cool. It's actually very low-level startup and they are ...
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What is professional language to say I don't want to work under someone for personal reasons?

I am a contractor, and I have just been offered full time employment at my current workplace. My day-to-day would change very little, but I would be put under another a manager who is a peer of my ...
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Dangers for working temp job for only short period [closed]

I have a full-time job as a software developer that is enough to support me, but I am looking to find a temp job to help pay off student loans quicker, among some other expenses. I interviewed with a ...
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How do I gracefully turn down a job offer at a company that I am still co-oping at?

I am currently a co-op at Company A and they have given me a job offer for permanent employment upon graduation in 9 months. I still have about six weeks of employment on this co-op term with them. I ...
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What does this interview result mean? [closed]

“Your CV is of great interest to us however, at present we have no opportunities which suit your profile. As such, we are keeping your CV on file and would like to keep in touch. We look forward to ...
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Confidentiality of Terms: Cannot discuss salary or benefits

I recently witnessed an offer of employment where, under the confidentiality of terms, it stated: You agree to follow the Company's strict policy that employees must not disclose, either directly ...
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Need references from 2 different managers but only have 1

I received an offer letter from a startup company contingent of passing a reference check. The company's HR requests 3 references, each being from a different company. 2 of those references need to be ...
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Late-stage interview: am I being blown off or is this a negotiation tactic? [closed]

I've gone through four interviews with a high profile company in a big city for a non-entry-level career. The third interview was a 5 hour technical interview where, at the end, the senior staff said ...
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Does this mean that he has been put 'on hold'? [closed]

My friend interviewed with a big multi-national corporation for a Software Engineer position two weeks ago. The day after the interview he received a call from the recruiter saying that they are ...
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Asking me to sign a document to mention new employer if you leave the company

I have a job offer and they sent me some documents to sign. There is no non-compete agreement but in the termination certificate annex (That I certify I returned all stuff etc) there is a line that ...
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Will change in job title cause a problem in getting TN visa?

I'm Canadian, working now in the US on TN visa. Position title is Tech Lead, but in the Support Letter, it was written that I would perform responsibilities of a Computer System Analyst, so I got the ...
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Is it polite to ask the company to mention the future raise -which we had discussed in interview -in their written offer?

I got an offer from a company who just verbally told me "we will give you this much and after 60 days if you were doing well, we will give you a raise for a higher rate ." which they specified. So my ...
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Company wants to negotiate lower salary after signed offer

I got an offer from a consulting company, signed it, and got it signed from them. Now, their recruiter called me and said if I was open for negotiation. They want to decrease my salary. They said it'...
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Show 2 current jobs in my resume?

I am working with 2 companies, one full-time and one part-time. Should I only show my full-time company on my resume or both when applying for a new job? Both of these jobs are in the same field of ...
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Conditional job offer but references not checked yet

I hope to get some insight for my dilemma. So I was interviewed with a national level firm in Canada. The whole interview process was smooth and fast. HR lady always informed me the time line and ...
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Job interviews while working new job

I accepted a new job and been working here for the past 3 weeks. Before I accepted this job I had an interview for a company for the first round about a month ago and now they called me back for the ...
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I am a Co-Op offered a full-time job, want to wait for offers from other companies before accepting/denying the offer. How should I respond? [duplicate]

I am currently finishing up my third co-op rotation at a company and will begin my full-time job search. I am a Chemical Engineering student entering my senior year. The company I am currently working ...
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who pays the work visa fee? employee or employer [closed]

My employer hired an immigration expert for all visa processing process, he asked me to pay the fee. I want to ask that; who will pay the work visa processing fee and how much?
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Should I delay start date to avoid looking like a job hopper?

I work in the electronic engineering design industry in the UK, have been there for the last 8 or so years full time (with a student job during university). I have been informally offered a role at a ...