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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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Can I negotiate non-compete so I can still work in my field if I quit, move on or want a better job? [closed]

I'm currently a student about to join a cyber security firm in their SOC department. My worry is that along with everything else I sign they may force me to sign a Non-compete agreement which probably ...
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One company wants to make an offer, but I want to see if company B is interested first [duplicate]

The Situation Company A liked me a lot and wants to make an offer. Its a great opportunity, but I'm really interested in company B for which I have an interview this afternoon. I've been very ...
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Accepting a counter offer when you've resigned, and everyone knows it [closed]

I got a job offer few weeks back from a new employer, with better money and a more senior role - but with a much worse commute. Initially, I accepted it and handed in my resignation to my current ...
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What's my best play if there's any issue on my background check with contacting my latest employer?

I was working at my most recent employer until May 21st 2018 (2 week notice given). Applied for a position at another company(a company I've REALLY been wanting to work for in the past 5 years but had ...
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What should I do after I have received a job offer if I am anticipating receiving another offer? [duplicate]

I received a job offer from company A today but I am anticipating possibly receiving another job offer from company B later this week. What should I say to company A? Obviously, I don't want to lose ...
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How to respond to a job offer when waiting for a counter offer? [duplicate]

I notified my current employer that I received a job offer that I intended to take but she asked for me to give her 4 days to develop a counter offer (to which I agreed). How should I respond to the ...
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How can I professionally renege an offer that I previously accepted? [duplicate]

I accepted a job offer in writing 7 days ago from company A but I received a better offer today from company B (that I didn't foresee) that I would like to take. How can I professionally renege the ...
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How to politely ask to trade stock option in job offer for something else?

I've read some related questions but: This is just a good explanation (doesn't answer my question). What's an employee stock option scheme? This question is from a startup perspective (not ...
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HR unresponsive after accepting offer

I got a job at a company last week, they sent me an offer letter and I responded back to them with an acceptance mail the very next day. In the offer letter it was written that if you did not respond ...
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Is moving from the role “software engineer” to “Android Developer” considered as a career path/ job degradation? [closed]

I am currently working as a junior software engineer, engaging in multiple fields including Java, Android and web programming. Recently I got a job offer for an "Android Developer" with a better ...
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Using job interview offers to negotiate fairer wage at current employer [duplicate]

In the past I've been burned by an employer with stagnant wages. After 8 years with this otherwise good company, I left that employer and am nearing my 3 year review with my current employer. My wage ...
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Rejecting a job offer after implied verbal acceptance due to contents of contract

I am currently job hunting and have three good offers. I verbally implied to both my external recruiter (headhunter) and point of contact (HR person) at Company A that I would accept an offer from ...
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First day of work as iOS Developer [closed]

I just got an offer as an iOS developer and accepted. What should I expect on my first day on the job? Will I spend time setting up my environment and gaining access to their systems? I'm self-taught ...
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Offered position “X”, yet I am qualified for position “X+1”

I have recently spoken with a recruiter from a well-established accounting/consulting firm about exploring potential opportunities with that firm. The conversation was standard - my background, ...
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I received a job offer while I'm waiting to hear back from a preferred employer [duplicate]

About 10 days ago I had a job interview and since then I didn't receive any news. The hiring manager told me that he would interview other candidates and let me know within a week. I was impressed by ...
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I quit my job because of a workplace bully. Now that she has been fired, my boss offered me my job back. Should I take it? [closed]

My boss called me to tell me they were firing the bully. She asked me if I would be willing to return to my position if they offered me a 8% (approx $1.50) pay raise. I worry that it will be awkward. ...
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I got an offer to work in a different country

I am currently working in Mexico as a Web Developer Engineer. This morning, I received an offer to work as a QA Test Engineer in Georgia, USA. To be honest, I'm not afraid to change my location and I ...
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My new job is about 75% proprietary software - Should I be worried?

So this is my second job out of college. Job 1 was at a team doing embedded software, so I did a lot of C, Javascript, HTML, CSS, and some Python and Java. This new job mentioned Java during the ...
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How to deal with a misleading employer?

I'm an IT student and I'm graduating this summer. (This is important because I need to remark my lack of experience dealing with employers, job offers and such). Because of this I've started to look ...
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After applying to a job in another city, why would an HR person ask me if my move is dependent on a job offer?

I applied to a job in another city (another time zone actually) and after an initial phone screen, the HR person emailed me asking if I was planning on moving or if the move was dependent on a job ...
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How to stall on agreeing to a job offer? [duplicate]

I have a preliminary job offer from a company, they booked a flight for me to go have lunch with the team and potentially sign the contract if both sides see fit. They already drafted a contract and ...
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Job offer negotiation (salary and relocation expense)

I got an offer yesterday from a company in Chicago. When I spoke to the HR rep and asked him about relocation expenses, he mentioned that they usually prefer to hire local candidates and I was an ...
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I am an engineer with an interest in building software tools for engineers. How can I discuss transitioning to this type of role with my employer?

I work at a ~30 person engineering company (the nuts and bolts kind, not software). I'm really interested in changing roles to something focused on software tool development, instead of engineering. I ...
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What to say if prospective employer asks if I'm still employed at XYZ job?

I left a job to start remote work for an IT consulting firm. And honestly, I'm not a huge fan already. I have my reasons but I just don't think it's going to be a good fit for me. The job that I ...
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Relocation expenses - Contract job [closed]

In Canada, I have been offered a new contract job, located in different province. Quebec to Ontario To start my new job, I need to relocate from current province. As the new job offer is contract ...
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Current employer unable to make full payroll, prospective employer asking for pay stubs and W2's (USA)

I've been looking for another job, and one company is close to making me an offer, but has asked for recent pay stubs and W2's to verify my employment and current salary. Unfortunately, my current ...
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Am I too young for web development? [closed]

I'm a 17 year old Senior in High School on the verge of graduation. It is my hope to find a full time job in web development. College doesn't feel like the best suit for me and I am unsure how to ...
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Should appearance of job hopping be a factor in deciding on a job offer with better benefits? [closed]

I got an offer for a job that offers significantly more money money than my current job. I think the work I'm doing at my current job is interesting, and I'm very excited for the working coming up in ...
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Do I ask for a higher salary, or accept the job since I want to be done looking? [closed]

I currently applied to a position a last month at a Healthcare Organization and it was for a Application System Programmer Specialist position. I was notified that I did not receive that position a ...
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How to answer to "What's your current salary?” if you are underpaid? [duplicate]

I'm a web developer from Italy and I've been working for the same company since I had just little experience in the field. Now 4 years has passed and my salary has never increased. I keep earning 21K ...
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Negotiating with a difficult company offering less than the market rate and trying to invalidate my previous work experience

I got a job offer at a small company. The founders are upper middle age and a bit intimidating but very smart people. I want to join them because I feel a lot of learning and growing opportunities ...
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Guilt about leaving company in the middle of projects - 2 or 3 weeks notice? [duplicate]

My boss has done everything to make my experience working at my current company great, including a very recent raise and promotion. I have no complaints. But I've been offered a very large salary ...
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Lied on resume about obtaining a Bachelor degree

I put on my resume that I obtained a Bachelor degree at an University but in fact I enrolled and didn't complete my bachelor there. Now I know they will run a background check and will see that I ...
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How do I negotiate a later start date after signing the offer due to work authorization?

I’m a master student on F1 visa and graduating this May 15. I got an offer from a big company (a bank) two weeks ago and the start date on it is May 21. However, I applied for OPT around late March ...
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Ask a recruiter for feedback [closed]

I've been interviewed and accepted for a job. However, the paperwork can take from 2 to 3 months (legal stuff). When I asked my recruiter on when to submit my resignation (note that my notice period ...
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Asking for a deserved raise while underpaid? Sticky situation

My second yearly review is coming up. I have had no raises to my salary. I've been at the company for two years. First 6 months were training basically getting up to 100% efficiency. I have received ...
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Meeting to decide between two positions. What questions to ask hiring managers? [closed]

I applied at a place for two positions in the same department but different 'teams.' I got a call that both teams are interested and that I will have a webcam meeting later with the two hiring ...
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Job interview in pending after not answering “What's your current salary?”

I interviewed at "Company B" in Italy and did pass two of the three steps of the hiring process. While I was waiting to be set up for the last step, HR sent me an email asking for my last paycheck and ...
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Company still contacting me after telling them I'm not interested in the job offer

Over a year ago I applied for a position with Company A. I had an interview with them, but recieved a job offer from a different company shortly after it. I informed Company A that I was no longer ...
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No email communication after accepting a formal written offer. How should I phrase the call? [duplicate]

Background info: So I was offered an position in a very small company (<50) in UK. The letter was in an email with the letterhead and the signature from the guy who interviewed me and I think he ...
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Wrong Employment Information in Job application form but correct information in Background verification form [closed]

I am working for 2 years in my present company and in my last and second last company I had worked for 5 months and 6 months respectively. I have always stated this information correctly in all my ...
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Starting one job or waiting with a conditional offer at another [duplicate]

I’ve been applying for several jobs recently. Two weeks ago I interviewed for my most desired position at a federal agency, call it company A. The interview went well and they said they would get back ...
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What can I do to receive my money? [closed]

I worked for a temporary agency. The company I was placed at offered me the job permanently on March 12th, and I received an offer letter on March 15th. However, this offer letter had several ...
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Got a remote job offer, how do I know that it's legitimate?

Recently I was contacted by a company for a remote job offer for a Russian company (I am in India). I accepted that and I had a face-to-face meeting with one person from their team. He asked for my ...
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Given job offer when expecting interview/meeting

Here is the background. About a year ago I applied with a company and had a couple interviews. My circumstances changed and I informed them I wasn't able to work for them anymore. Recently, my ...
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Company made an offer letter and then 2 months in cut base pay

So I was offered and accepted a job back in August. The offer letter stated I would have a base salary and then be paid a bonus on units sold each week. Then in January they decided to cut the base ...
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I handed in my notice after received a verbal job offer [duplicate]

I realise that I have done something stupid. After three rounds of interviews, I was offered a job over the phone. I was thrilled and excited as this is my dream job and I made a LOT of efforts in ...
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Weird Greeting in e-mail correspondence with HR department discussing salary

After many tough technical interviews with a giant tech company, I was finally contacted by the HR department to let me know that I passed all of them and they wanted to schedule an interview to ...
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How to approach employment agreement for a role planned to be part of a spinoff IPO

I am considering a role with large, well-known Company A and I've never worked there before. Company A has a business unit internally, called Team B, and there have been public announcements that Team ...
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Lying about not already signing an offer

I made a rather stupid mistake: when I received an offer from my dream company and accepted it I was already in the interview process with another company. About 1 week after accepting the offer, I ...