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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Received job offer, might get an F…is it a problem? [closed]

OK so I received a job offer from a company in early February but won't start until June because I have to finish Bachelor's. Essentially, there's a chance I might get an F in a class that I don't ...
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How to overcome the dilemma caused by delay in receiving offer letter? [closed]

I was recently interviewed by a giant software consulting firm. There were around 8 rounds of interview over phone and face-to-face spanned over 45 days. I attended the last round termed as salary ...
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Asking employer for another interview to discuss working conditions

My situation is that I am offered a job position after one interview and a coding task. In the first interview, I didn't asked much questions because I was not sure if it will lead to anything. Now I ...
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Should I accept a job that I will quit in the near future? [closed]

Similar to this, albeit slightly different. Long story short, I recently got a job and am supposed to start in the coming two days. However, I'm not really happy about the role and am still talking ...
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Do I accept an offer from a company that I am not likely to join? [duplicate]

I have a complex situation brewing here and I do not know what to do right now. I have an offer letter from a company, that I got extended till the 15th of this month, which was termed as my last ...
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Is this a fair programming test? [closed]

I'm a newbie web developer and looking for a junior position. Recently I submitted my resume to position for a company that were looking for a candidate with: Required: knowledge of HTML, CSS, RWD, ...
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Is Software Engineer or Computer Science more in demand in today's job market? [closed]

I have an offer for Computer Science as well as for Software Engineering for my undergrad. What stream should I select looking at future job market?
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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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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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Forfeit side businesses in order to accept an offer? [closed]

Recently, I received an offer for an executive position at a large firm. I work in the tech industry in Silicon Valley. On the whole, I'm happy with the proposed job and compensation, benefits etc. ...
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How can a new graduate find work when applications require experience? [duplicate]

I have 3 more weeks until my final exams in undergraduate school. It is the best feeling ever. Basically I'm in an electrical engineering program, and most of the time I spend in school is just ...
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2 Job Offers, one offering more 20% more money, but GUT FEELING telling me to take lower one [closed]

I have two Job Offers. One pays 95k + 19k Bonus(114k) and the other one only pays 77k - no bonus. The high paying one is going to require me to relocate to a new city, in a new state, the second one ...
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How hard to negotiate new salary? [closed]

I'm currently in quite a low paid job, £34k as a senior .NET developer. I (stupidly) gave away my salary to a recruitment agency whilst applying for a new job. The salary range of this new job is £35k-...
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How detailed are employers in background checks? [closed]

I understand that employers will check employment and academic history including the dates. But does anyone know if they will check the specific projects/tasks that you mention in your resume? Is ...
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Being hired for fortune 500 company via another technical service provider [closed]

In countries like Pakistan, there are companies which do project-based hiring and as soon as projects are finished, so are the jobs. Process of hiring: Get Project From a fortune 500 or big company....
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Resign or stay?, great opportunity vs tough situation [closed]

I'll give you some background on my question so you can understand why is this a little difficult for me. I'm a programmer, I work at a Venezuelan startup, i'm currently the lead developer and I ...
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Should I ask my employer about my visa status since it has been 10 days the last we communicated? [closed]

I am selected in UAE as a software engineer and has signed the job offer, also I send him the scanned copies of all the required attested documents along with the hard copy of my attested degree via ...
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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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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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How to ask current company if they want to hire me and how to handle different company offer [duplicate]

I'm currently doing an internship in a company. Supposedly, after finishing the internship they are going to hire me, that's what the told me when I first had the interview, but the thing is that I ...
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What should I do if I was told that I could start at the beginning of the month but haven't signed anything?

I had my second Interview on the 16th and it went really well! I was told that I could start the next Monday or at the beginning of the month. They had me fill out an Application and a Background ...
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How realistic is the term “offer visa sponsorship” in a job ad? [closed]

As far as I know, a person only needs visa sponsorship if he/she does not have a working visa for the particular country. Now there are plenty of jobs with title saying "offer visa sponsorship" ...
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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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Do you think i am selected for the job? [closed]

i made an interview on May 18 2915, in May 22,2015 the HR person called ma and asked me questions and told me about the wor and working hours and disscussed the salary with me, then he said i will ...
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Accept job offer or wait for potential one? [closed]

I currently work at Organization A. It's an OK job, but I'm bored and would like to move on to more challenging work. I applied to Org. B, and interviewed well with them. Org. B is a very large ...
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What salary range should I ask for an OPT opportunity? [duplicate]

I am an international student in Computer Science in the Los Angeles area. As I am graduating for my Master's Degree, I am planning to start working with an OPT, Optional Practical Training (full-time)...
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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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Is it appropriate to bring up currency devaluation during salary negotiations?

I am shifting my career into another module and while i have no professional experience in this field, i am pretty familiar with it as it share a lot of technical similarities with my current job. I ...
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Legal implications of being unable to start a job after signing an offer [closed]

I currently have a job offer with big company B. The start date in the contract is due for 8 months from now. I'm thinking on accepting the offer, but I'm concerned about what would it happen, if for ...
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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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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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How to counter-offer (negotiate salary) for a job I'm pretty sure I don't want? [closed]

I'll try to keep this to the point (and probably won't succeed, sorry). I left a former employer 8 months ago for my new position. I wasn't happy with my new role and expressed my dislike to a former ...
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Looking for help to make a decision about an offer from a company that seems a bit fishy [closed]

Recently, I got an offer from a company, I managed to pass all the interviews. It was not that hard nor too easy. I also checked glassdoor and the reviews about the company are pretty bad... there ...
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Job advertised salary of 'up to X' but offered salary was significantly lower, what should I do? [closed]

I've received an offer of employment where the offered salary was £5k less than the advertised 'up to' amount. I do like the company and the upper bound of the 'up to' amount would have a been a ...
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Chances Over Senior Opportunities [closed]

As I have mentioned in my previous questions, I'm working in a very well-known company as a Cloud/DevOps engineer with 7 months of experience. I believe that my career progresses greatly from ...
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Company made an offer, I counteroffered too low and they accepted. Am I stuck? [duplicate]

I still need to accept the offer on my end, but is there anything I can do? They basically offered too low and I only went a few percent higher but after researching I realize I made a mistake. ...
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Is this this stock option offering good, bad or decent? [closed]

I live in the US. This company has ~200 people working for it. Relative to my current salary, I'm getting a very nice increase. I would be hired as a Senior Software Engineer. I can see this ...
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My faith in a Senior role has vanished [closed]

I joined a company a month ago and we were just two: My manager with me as a Designer. Prior to joining, I asked for a Senior role and I was told that, "We will discuss this when we will expand the ...
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Conditional job offer [closed]

In the case a conditional job offer is denied, is the employer required to inform the potential employee of this decision and if so how long should it take for them to get back to you??
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Persistent technical communication issues over the phone, how should I handle it?

I'm job hunting and there's this company (in the states, if that matters) that wants to interview me and for a while we haven't been able to communicate because my cellphone isn't working and they ...
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How to politely cancel signed contract because of another job offer before even starting at the company I signed with? [duplicate]

I got another job offer from a different company a week after I signed the contract. I havent started working at the company though and I dont have a starting date yet. (Or if the orientation day is ...
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Company promises specific job but changed start time [closed]

My girlfriend received an offer from a Big-4 company in Switzerland in September 2018 for a job starting in October 2019. They told her that they will send the contract later since there is still time....
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The other offer [duplicate]

Recently, I interviewed two companies, say Company A and Company B. Company B offered me a good position/package which I accepted right away. I didn't bother to reach out to Company A because the ...
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Response to my counter offer [duplicate]

I applied for a job in August, and was extended an offer letter by a globally renowned organization on Dec 06 after the fourth round of interviews on November 30. I emailed back to see if there was a ...
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Is it okay to cancel a signed employment contract before starting? [duplicate]

I applied as a part time online teacher and got accepted. I haven't started yet, nor have I attended the orientation. When I applied, they said that I'll get a text the week after the day I applied ...
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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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Am graduating May 2018, offered a full time position with a decision deadline of Dec 2017. Is it okay to request an extension of six months? [duplicate]

I am currently a summer intern at a large, local company. I am in the United States. I am returning to university later this month, and am expected to graduate in May 2018. I was offered a full-time ...
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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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What are the ethical arguments for not taking up a dream job? [closed]

Note: This is a hypothetical situation. I have completed a Computer Science degree. My dream job is to work for a global software development company, based in central London. Hypothetically, I ...
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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 ...