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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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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 ...
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How do I not join a project without telling the reason is I will probably quit before the project will be over? [duplicate]

I'm working for a company which has started a one-year project with government aid. For this project the composition of the team and every member must be approved by the government. Because of some ...
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Should I inform my internship that I have received a job offer from a different company?

I'm quickly coming to the end of my senior year of college. I'm currently working at an internship in my field. I don't particularly like this internship - its not the subject in my field that I would ...
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Exploratory phone call turned into job offer. I like my job, should I ask my company to match? [duplicate]

A while ago, a recruiter on LinkedIn reached out to me and we discussed a position. I interviewed and it looks like they are making an offer. I'm not necessarily in a rush to leave my company, but ...
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How long should I wait for a job contract letter?

I recently had success with a big tech company in NY. I have accepted the offer over the phone after which received the details of salary-benefits, starting date and manager name - all basically the ...
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Inform preferred choice about another offer [duplicate]

I've applied to two schools for a school psych internship and I've just gotten an offer from my 2nd choice and they said they need a response by next Wednesday. However, my preferred choice told me ...
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1 day difference in joining and relieving date [closed]

I have been working at company X for the last 3 years. I recently received an offer from Company Y, however they asked me to join 1 day earlier than my last working day at Company X. I tried to ...
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Employer Added Additional Job Responsibilities after I Accepted [closed]

I recently accepted an offer for a senior leader position from a Fortune 500 company. After much deliberation I decided to accept the offer. A few days later I gave my employer at that time 2 weeks ...
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Contingent Job Offer after working for a couple of days

I recently accepted a job offer via phone and email and started working the new job since last week. They emailed me to do a background check after I had work for them for a couple of days and said my ...
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Accepting internal position to leverage a new one

Applied for an internal Software Engineer Level II job and successfully interviewed. However, the offer is super low... (69k in Denver)... and I've been working for two years with them. Honestly, I'...
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Confused with job application status [duplicate]

I did a phone interview for Internship in a very reputed company for Network Engineering role, the interview went really well and at the end, the interviewer said: I'm forwarding this conversation ...
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Two offers same time. How to negotiate and get the best outcome? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I received an offer in hand. And that is from a franchise. The branch is 25 mins away from where I live, and offering $11/hr. The environment seems ok, and the branch is very busy. Everyone ...
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Is it OK to go on other interviews while pending pre-employment medical checkup by a potential employer?

I interviewed at Company A more than 5 weeks ago. At week 3 of the hiring process, I had already known I was shortlisted and was only pending final confirmation from the boss. (I emailed the internal ...
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How to ask for changes in certificate of employment

two years ago I have worked for a company for some months, I was offered a consecutive job there and I was given a certificate of employment. The certificate was good, but it could have been better ...
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My boss asked me for a written job offer from another company. [closed]

First of all, English is not my first language, so, please, forgive me for some mistakes, and sorry if I couldn't make myself understood. I'm currently working for a company that clearly underpays me....
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Starting a new job knowing you will quit after few months [closed]

Following graduation, I was looking for my first ever real job few months ago. I had two great interviews with my dream company (A) and this other company on my radar (B). First offer came from ...
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Employment dates don't tell the whole story, should I be concerned? [duplicate]

I have an offer and salary letter, pending references which I know are solid. My resume states I worked somewhere November 2012, and while this isn't a lie, a background check would show that I was ...
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Started a new job (3 weeks). I just got an offer from another company that I interviewed at the same time [closed]

I have just started a new job 1, but really wanted this other position at Job 2. Since 3 weeks into Job 1, Job 2 gave me an offer that pays almost 25% more and has great benefits (Job 1 does not ...
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How long should I wait after salary negotiation email?

I got my first job offer, but they offered me a very low salary that is going to make it hard for me to even pay rent and transportation. I sent an email negotiating for a higher salary, and it has ...
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Continue with the interviews? [duplicate]

I was actively looking for a job change and 2 weeks back accepted an offer. I'm satisfied with the offered salary and after a long discussion, the expectations from the position. I'm currently serving ...
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Should I offer a Job in another company to my current colleague who is leaving? [closed]

Recently, there was a fallout between my manager and one of my colleagues. The circumstances regarding the fallout was childish and based on non-work related stuff. After some exchanges between these ...
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What is the most professional way to to turn down an offer because you do not like the team you interviewed with?

I have been working at my company for a few years now and recently I've decided to pursue other opportunities so I have been actively applying to jobs. Recently a company I applied to extended me an ...
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Is it risky to ask to increase salary after job offer?

I had final interview where the company said they would like to have me as new colleague. However, they said my salary's suggestion is over their budget because they are small company, but they would ...
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Unsure whether to stay on a job that I started just a week ago [closed]

I am an expat working as Software Engineer in one of the Asian countries. After working for a year on my second job, I decided to move to another company as I was not learning anything in that job at ...
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Is it necessary to attach salary break up page along offer letter while forwarding to the HR of new employer? [closed]

I waiting for my offer letter and the HR of that company is asking for my previous company offer letter. Do I have to submit the salary annexure also?
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Want to be fair to potential employer [duplicate]

I’ve been offered a job (“JOB A”) while waiting to hear on another job (“JOB B”). JOB A is a sure thing and they are just waiting to hear back from me as to whether or not I’ll accept. JOB B felt ...
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Should I tell a recruiter I may be interested in the same kind of offer later?

I was contacted by a company for a position that doesn't interest me right now but will probably interest me in 6 months or so. Should I tell them? If yes, how should I explain it? Additional ...
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Interviewer asking for offer letter from current company for verification. How to proceed if I never got one?

I am working in company A. Still I didn't get offer letter from company A since 1.3 years. Now another (company B) interview is scheduled in 5 days. They will ask about my offer letter (issued by ...
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HR delayed background verification, now jobless as resigned

Note: I’m from India and I did mention in my job application MSc (IT) and BSc I had cleared an interview sometime in June 2017 and after waiting 4-5 months I was released an offer on 15 November ...
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How to gracefully balance pending offers between companies [duplicate]

I have been looking for a job for the past several months and it is getting close to the time when I believe companies could be making offers. I have had (fortunately) over 5 face-to-face interviews ...
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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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Can I quit my current job after receiving a formal letter from new job? [closed]

I accept my first job offer 2 days ago and they send me the copy of the letter signed by me and them. The start date is set for 2 weeks from now. My question is should I expect to receive anything ...
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Should I reveal details of a job offer to another company?

I am in the process of interviewing for a job with two companies. Company A knows I am also interviewing with Company B. Company B has already made me an offer and company A is asking me about the ...
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How to decline the job opportunity due to a long commute?

I received an email that asks me to go to an interview but the location is far from my place since I need to travel by public transport. But I know that the company has difference offices in different ...
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How should I rectify wrong information on my resume, when I already received the offer?

I received an offer from a company via a competitive coding contest. The information that was conveyed through my resume was slightly wrong by mistake. Instead of having an overall experience of 3.5 ...
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Applying for another position in the same company (but different branch) after they have already offered you one

I have been offered a job by a big engineering firm. The job is good, salary is good, basically everything is good. I still haven't accepted their verbal or written offer. However, I recently came ...
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Job Offers Contingent on Background Check and Giving Notice to Current Job [duplicate]

I currently have a job, but am actively looking for a new one. I have a criminal record (several misdemeanors for marijuana and alcohol, which occurred over 2 years ago). In the past, I have had 2 job ...
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Job omitted from resume [duplicate]

I quit a job after a week. The next week I was offered a new job which I accepted. I'm waiting for the background check to come back. I didn't put the job I had the week before on my resume. Will the ...
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How do I make a correction to a job offer agreement sent by an employer?

I got a job offer for a regular day shift, Mon-Fri 8-5, with no after hours shifts. However, the job offer letter they sent me has a clause: "must agree to a minimum 1-year commitment to after-hours ...
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Should we hire ex-Google engineer or equally good regular candidate? [closed]

I'm facing a tough dilemma, we're down to two candidates whom are both equally talented. One wants to move from Google to our company because he is really interested in the business domain. The other ...
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Can I ask that a probation period also allows me to give shorter notice?

I have received a very good job offer at a company in finance after a long application process. From the first day onward, I would be required to give notice of termination 6 months prior to the ...
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Best strategy for pushing back start date in a big company?

I verbally promised to a big company company that I'd be able to join in a month (the date they had in mind), then I realized that it'd be hard to do so before I finish my grad school (nearly ...
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Title change when presented with an offer

I recently interviewed with a company who offered me a role with a title of "Java Developer", when all previous correspondence titled the role as "Full Stack Developer". The careers page titled the ...