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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my offer letter says “this offer is valid, subject to your clearing the reference check”. [duplicate]

my offer letter says "this offer is valid, subject to your clearing the reference check". what does it mean? Reference check was done or it will be done after the acceptance of offer
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Is breaking a company bond suicidal for your career? [closed]

If I join this company right after graduation I would have to sign a bond and pay a fixed amount to be deposited as security measure in case I leave the company before 2 years! They say they will be ...
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Career Crossroads - Fat Salary or Invaluable Experience? [on hold]

I'm at an interesting crossroads in my IT career so far and am seeking some genuine advice from people who bring a fresh perspective or who may have dealt with a similar situation in their own life. ...
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Sent offer letter to another employer [closed]

Yesterday I received an offer from a company and signed and sent it back. The job does not start for another three weeks and I had an offer to work from home for a fraction of that salary. So I ...
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Should I negotiate a raise with my boss, even if I'm not sure I will accept a better job offer? [duplicate]

I have a job offer from another company, with considerably more money than in my current job. The main motivation for accepting this new job is money, because I've been having health problems recently ...
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How to avoid becoming an unofficial full-time employee [closed]

Shared on Freelancing: https://freelancing.stackexchange.com/q/8149/11018 I've been proposed a freelance job, but it's basically a full-time job but with no benefits. 40-hours, M-F Work in their ...
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Startup founder constantly delaying offer letter though given verbal confirmation [duplicate]

I interviewed for a startup by one of the two co-founders to whom I was introduced to through a mutual colleague. This was around 5 weeks ago. After an interview I was told that I would be a good fit ...
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Why there is no 4-day job? Why everyone must work 5 or 6 days? [closed]

In my crazy country, adult must work 5 or 6(Saturday) days per week. Start at 8 or 9 A.M. and finish in 6 P.M., with additional(they say this is default, which is very laughable) 20-30 hour/month ...
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3 interviews..job offer..clear background check…and no call? [closed]

I have been interviewing this past month for a 3 month paid internship this summer. After a phone interview, I did 2 in-person interviews. Almost 2 weeks later on a Friday, HR finally calls me and ...
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Is a scanned copy of a passport necessary for an offer in the UAE? [on hold]

Recently my friend got an offer in UAE, for release an offer letter consultancy is asking passport copy. Is it necessary to send scan'd copy of a passport for getting offer letter. And how to accept/...
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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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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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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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Is it normal to receive employee benefits guide before an official offer letter? [closed]

Yesterday, I have received a call from HR of the company I'm interviewing for. In the call, he mentioned some of the company perks and benefits w/o telling me whether they will offer me a job or not. ...
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cleared a senior level interview, but now they are saying they will lower position by 1 level [closed]

I was reached by one of the recruiters on LinkedIn for a senior position to one of the top financial firm, and had 6 interviews. 1 over the phone, and 5 in person. All 5 of the interviewers liked me ...
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Rescind Letter of Intent if no Conditional Job Offer is available? [closed]

I recently signed a letter of intent (LOI) with a new contracting company. I also anticipated signing a conditional job offer (CJO) with salary, benefits, etc clearly defined. The job offer was ...
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Defend against foreign company if they go back on their word [closed]

I am writing this question for a friend of mine. He had sent a job application to a Japanese company. They were in contactfor several months, asking for tests, Skype interviews and written ...
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I want to ask my boss about my career status [closed]

I would like to ask my boss about my career status through the email.. I start to work with them about 10 days ago and they seems interest in me but they are not giving me any details.. so what ...
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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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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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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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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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Second interview process for a company that I've previously turned down an offer from? [closed]

Last year I interviewed with a company (a relatively small software company) that I thought was a great fit, but had to turn down the offer due to family matters. Now I'd like to try applying to this ...
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How to break the decision making stalemate with job offers [closed]

I've been recently inundated with job offers for being a developer and am struggling to decide between two positions and am wondering how I can break the stalemate in making the best decision. I have ...
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Asking for some time or refusing an a project offer

I have been working for my current company for last one year. I have been working on a project since then. All the resources from this project are released except me. I am on a post implementation ...
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Offer letter delay [duplicate]

I got selected for a company which is in Bangalore. They promised me offer letter in 15 days. It's been 3 months and the hr still say that they are waiting for global team's approval. I asked them ...
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How to ask for appropriate pay higher than initially negotiated?

About 3 months back, I got a call for an opportunity and they asked for the expected salary. I agreed for X dollars. Last week, I saw the same job posting on a different site with offered salary ...
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Does multiple negotiation after refusing the offered salary can withdraw the offer [closed]

I currently got an offer from a company , they proposed a salary of X amount but I am currently looking for 20 % of X amount. So, I sent a mail to HR, regarding my expected salary but she replied ...
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Should I carry on job hunting after receiving an offer? [duplicate]

My current situation is that I am in a temporary role until January and I have recently received a job offer. It is an OK offer but I think I can get a better deal by continuing my job search. My ...
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Entertaining job offers while being in a good job [closed]

I used to have a startup which we had to shutdown 5 months ago. I joined a good company after that as their software lead. Everything related to this job including the work, the team, seniors, the CEO,...
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Remote work - good platform for future personal growth as software developer? [closed]

Currently I am working in small company as software developer (office work). However, through contact with my ex-manager, and couple of interviews, I have received an offer for 100% remote work as a ...
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How to manage job offers? [duplicate]

I am from lower middle class and money is a priority right now, recently I got an opportunities which offered me a good amount but I am not fully satisfied with the role since its on vendor payroll. ...
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Should I take this better job offer that has come along, 2 weeks after just accepting a lateral transfer? [closed]

I have worked in luxury hotels for the past 4 years and within those 4 years have been transferred around through various line level positions in the rooms division. A year ago I started at my most ...
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Is it fair to ask for equity in a counteroffer of a sinking startup? [closed]

I've joined a startup an year ago as #1 full-time employee (the team is small, we're 5 employees and the 3 founders), and at the beginning we've stated a pretty small percentage of equity (less than 2%...
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Unique situation in my career and decision making [closed]

My scenario. I worked with a company (A) for almost a year. While hunting for a job in my favorite field , I applied to another position (more responsibility, tasks and higher level job) in same ...
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How to deal with re-evaluation of a counter offer acceptance

I handed my notice in last week (3 weeks on top of my 4). I attended a meeting this week with the MD and my manager to discuss my options & to run through my role. After the meeting I had verbally ...
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I was told I'd be getting an offer letter by early this month, but its 10th already. Should I ask my hiring manager again? [duplicate]

I was contacted by a manager, whom I'd worked with earlier, that he had a position for me. After a week of silence, I called him to ask him if there was a timeline to the offer letter. I was told I'd ...
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Start Date Negotiation

I received a job offer where they asked if it would be possible to start earlier than I want. I asked if it is fine if I start a bit later and they said it should be fine. Should I just wait to hear ...
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Do traffic misdemeanors affect job offers in the tech industry? [closed]

Situation: I have recently been offered an engineering job with a silicon valley tech company, contingent upon a pending background check. Everything seemed fine until they ran a background check. It ...
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Ending Date Discrepancy Mistake on Resume and Background Check - 1 year

I recently received an offer for a fantastic entry-level job and they are running a background check, which is taking longer than expected. So much so that my start date was pushed back. Today, I ...
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How do I ask about a job for a company I used to work for? [closed]

A lot of people from upper management moved to company A from company B and as a result have a good working relationship with one another and are still in contact. Exactly a year ago I worked for A ...
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salary negotiation after verbal acceptance of job offer [duplicate]

I have verbally given acceptance to an offer which I think is a very low for me.Since this is my first job change and I like the current position in the company ,I said yes.The HR reverted back with ...
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How long to wait for formal offer letter? [duplicate]

I finished my 2 rounds of interview with a company 'A' on Friday evening. First one was telephonic and second was on-site. After on-site interview, I had sent out a 'thank you' email to the HR. After ...
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Is it wrong to leave a company shortly after starting? [duplicate]

I am currently a contract employee for one company. That company is ending my contract in the next week or so. I have been interviewing at other places, some looking very promising as permanent ...
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When one's asked about contract rate, is it ever OK to do any of the following [duplicate]

Put it back to the employer first by asking what they are thinking of offering before answering? State a rate but also say that it is negotiable? And if so should a % for negotiation ever be stated? ...
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How to ask for a bigger salary when you have a few job offers? [duplicate]

I have 3 job offers and they all offer almost the same salary. All companies are where I'd like to work so the final deciding factor would be salary. How could I nicely tell them that I have 2 other ...
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HR department refuse of job application because family member already works for the company [on hold]

My HR department have refused an application for a post applied by my sister because i already work for the company and it may conflict with my job role. is this legal?
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company or technology [closed]

I am a java guy. I got offers from 2 companies namely A and B. A is a normal service based company and I will have java there. B is a branded product based company with extremely good ...
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Blocked hiring process at the reference check stage [duplicate]

I did all interviews and was asked to provide references which I did. References couldn't be reached thought (vacations probably) for more that a month and the process is still on. I'm going to send ...
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What company will do, if I send their offer letter to another company [closed]

I got offer from company A with 100% hike of current salary. I got second offer from company B with 50% hike of current salary. During salary negotiation with company B, I have sent the company A ...