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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Negotiating a permanent contract while newly pregnant

I'm currently one year into working an 18-month maternity cover. I love my job and I want to stay working there in the long term. I've had excellent performance reviews and positive feedback over the ...
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Accepted conditional offer pending background check, now receiving offer from another company

So I have been looking for a job that offers more remote work. I have signed a conditional offer based on the outcome background check. I was told this process could be anywhere from 4 to 7 weeks. I ...
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New company gave me a job offer, but doesn't want the contract signed until my first day. Should I be worried?

I am currently working at company A. I got a job offer from company B after 10+ hours of interviews, references, a thorough background check, many conversations with HR etc. I am planning to give my ...
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No Offer Letter after Verbal Offer 3 weeks back [closed]

I did 7 rounds of interviews for a position in one of the big IT Organizations. After the 7th round, I received a call (20th January) from HR that I have been selected and further negotiated my salary ...
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Reneging offer for a much better one

I know it has been discussed a lot about reneging offers. This is generally something I’d never do. However, this time there are some specificities: premise: I verbally (nothing signed) accepted an ...
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How to be hired in US company remotely

I'm a software developer living in Eastern Europe. I would like to find a job remotely working for a US company and to be paid an average US salary because in my country I currently get around 3-4 ...
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Onboarding and provisioning - make and model of phone

I have recently landed a role through a recruiter. For some reason, they are asking for the firm I will be working for what the make/model of the phone I have in order for provisioning. I am not sure ...
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Company wants me to handle most financial burdens as an expat

I have been able to land a job in a company located in Belgium recently and it is worthwhile to mention, I do not reside in Europe. During my application process, I was asked to pay for my paperwork ...
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Use New Job Offer in order to get a raise from previous employer [duplicate]

I have a new job offer. They are offering me around 50,000 euros. The problem is that I like the current job. I like what I am doing, But my yearly salary is around 40,000 euros. The only reason for ...
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Ask when sign-on bonus will be paid

I have recently secured an internship position, and I was offered a salary rate for the duration as well as a signing bonus. I received the offer around October last year, with a start date during the ...
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Do I have to stop other application processes before receiving an offer?

I have been made an offer by company A, whilst still going through applications with companies B and C. Company A has asked me to verbally accept an offer, and as part of that, to cancel all other ...
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Not hearing back after multiple rounds of technical interviews [duplicate]

I applied at a relatively small but well-known software company as a software engineer and I had 4 rounds of interviews. My last interview was on Dec 18th and today is Jan 12th. I am currently working ...
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Should I let the company I “accepted” first know that I'm still interviewing with another company?

I'm a college senior who is graduating in a couple weeks so for the past few months I've been job searching like crazy trying to get a job lined up for after graduation. I currently have a "job offer" ...
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Should I reconsider job offer after redundancy

I’ll try to explain my situation as breed as possible. I’m currently an apprentice software developer. I was made redundant via phone call early November. It was for me a complete surprise as the ...
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Regarding my offer letter

I am a fresher and I have received an offer letter but it is not in pdf or doc format and it is simply through a mail. What I should do in this case?? Can an offer letter be a mail only?? Is it ...
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I gave the wrong notice period, how do I salvage the situation?

I have made a mistake and utilised an old copy of my contract (it had changed during my working history at my current company) which said a 1 month notice period on it. This is what I have told the ...
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Company is saying that they will give me offer letter within few days of joining

I am a fresher who successfully passed two rounds of interviews for a company in India and have to first work as a trainee for which I will be paid stipend, and after few months I will receive the ...
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Politely reject an offer or be honest with them?

Background: I work full-time as a software engineer and I go to graduate school doing a Ph.D. in computer science part-time. I work full-time so I can support myself and pay bills. Working as a Ph.D. ...
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How to refuse a job offer professionally after unexpected complications with thesis arise

I'm a computer science Master student who is currently writing his thesis. I'm quite far in the process, most of the writing has been completed and initially I had to do some small parts before it is ...
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When to follow up for the formal contract to sign after getting the job offer via email if the job doesnt start a month from now?

I was interviewed November and it was for a job for January. Waited a month to hear back from them and I got the job offer via email on December 9. I replied and accepted and asked them to send the ...
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Reneging a Summer Internship Offer that I already signed

I received a summer internship offer from a financial firm (however, this was not my top choice) and signed the contract as it was my only possible offer and I have not been hearing back at all from ...
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Accepted offer letter, no communication from their side; what steps can I take?

I accepted offer letter from a investment banking company and the joining date is next week. I completed my background verification and they have sent a RSA token to start work from home. This was 2 ...
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Accepted job offer but now no contact in a week

I received an email offering me an internship with a software company. I accepted the offer and they followed up the email asking for my address so they can draft a contract and I gave them my address....
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Academic trying to jump over to consultancy [duplicate]

I am new here and I am not sure if this type of question is allowed but I do need some advice. I hold a PhD in technical science and have international appearances (UC Berkeley, Stanford) and ...
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How to diplomatically reject an interview invitation from the former manager?

I'm a 3+ years experienced Software Developer in India. I left my previous organization during March 2020 and have been working in my current organization since then. My former manager also left the ...
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Background Check Query- May we contact your former employer?

So I received a job offer recently, and I had to fill out my background employment details. There was this question-' May we contact the employer' and I had filled out as YES. I remembered after some ...
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Should the salary pay date be mentioned on offer letter or appointment letter?

I had asked my H.R. to mention the salary pay date on my offer letter or the appointment letter. He said that no organization does it. I want to know are the companies SUPPOSED to (legally) mention ...
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Company repost job a day after informing me that HR will be contacting me to negotiate compensation package for the role [closed]

I interviewed with the subordinate of a hiring manager which included some technical questions - I was told that I performed up to expectations. The next day, I received a call from the hiring manager ...
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Caught between two offers [closed]

I'm currently working in a multinational company branch office located in my country (Not USA) as a software developer. Around ten days ago, another company approached me for an outsource position. I ...
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Received offer letter, accepted but haven’t received confirmation email

I received an offer letter more than two weeks ago with start date November 30. I asked them that if it was possible to start next year. They told me that they were ok with that. I accepted the offer ...
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How long can I leave it before accepting or declining a job offer?

I just got an offer for a year long internship and I'm very excited about it but I want to be smart about this as I am also mid-way through the application process with a couple other companies. The ...
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How to decline to give details about other job offer

I am currently interviewing for Company A. However, I already have an offer from Company B. A would be my ideal place to work (so much so that I told B I need more time to decide on the offer), but ...
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Can I turn down the offer after I signed the offer letter because I don't want to wait for the background check?

Hi I was offered a 1 year maternity leave position and I signed the offer letter. The letter is called "Term Agreement Letter" and it states the start and and end dates. However they said ...
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Curious about the wording of my salary in the offer letter - what does “annualizes to a rate” mean? [closed]

I negotiated with my firm and received an offer of $91,000 per year. The only issue I have was that, upon reviewing my offer, I am not sure it adds up precisely. In my offer letter is says my salary ...
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Job offers - how to negotiate higher salary due to higher costs of living at the new location

I am a junior software developer, working remotely in Germany with an annual salary of around 40.000 EUR. Bit of a backstory: Since I am working remote, I can live close to my family in the ...
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Glassdoor & company's product reviews are bad. Should I join?

Company A, with around 1500 employees is a subsidiary of a larger consumer Company B which is active in investments and has good market performance. I received a call from a recruiter on a job portal. ...
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Prospective employer is asking which govt client I've worked for in my current employer, what do I do?

I am in the early years of my career and I am currently working in a government contractor company (in the United States). I recently got my security clearance. I'm trying to move to another govt ...
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How to handle counter offer [closed]

I am working as a software developer in 200 people company. My team consists of seven developers, including me. Most of the time, I enjoy working with them. The company didn't handle situations well ...
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Difficulty retrieving pay slip from company CEO

Six months back, I used to work in a company which was a start up located in India. I left the company around April 2020 (during pandemic). Due to that I couldn't collect any certificates. After that, ...
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Wrong employment dates in a background check

I just got an offer for an internship, contingent with a satisfactory background check. The story is I worked as a temp for a company in beginning 2019 and decided to attend grad school in Jan 2020. ...
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Attracting Candidates from the same Company [closed]

A couple of years ago, I was approached by this insurance company to work for the IS department. I had to relocate to work for them. I was kind of curious, why would they bring all the way to this new ...
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Is this HR behaviour a red flag?

So I've been through an exhaustive ~1-year hiring/immigration process in order to acquire a work permit with a new company that wishes to hire me. All the immigration documents have been approved at ...
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New employer keeps changing contract details [closed]

I have just been offered a job and I accepted it on the spot. Here’s the problem, when I applied initially they were offering a full-time contract with a certain pay but after being hired I was told ...
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What to do after accepting the job offer?

I am a new grad and I recently got a full-time job at a large company. I signed a written offer and went through a background check and drug test. I got an email from HR that I passed them and I am ...
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Your employer approaches you with a raise offer. Is it appropriate to negotiate if you aren't satisfied with the offer? [duplicate]

Quick background - I am an accountant for a small labor union. The lady that runs the pension department is due for retirement and it is openly discussed in the office that I will be filling her role....
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Receiving a better salary offer while being on probation period [closed]

Let's say someone has just started a position that has a 3 month probation period in company A and still has 2 more months to go. Then during this period, he/she happened to receive an offer from ...
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I have 2 job offers A & B. A starts soon and B starts in summer. Is it ok to accept A, starting working and quit before B start date?

As the question says. Not sure what the consequences may be in terms of legal and effect on career and networking down the line.
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Your employer approaches you with a raise offer. Is it appropriate to negotiate if you aren't satisfied with the offer?

Posted in Personal Finance originally, referred here. Quick background - I am an accountant for a small labor union. The lady that runs the pension department is due for retirement and it is openly ...
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Is it a red flag when a company I'm interviewing with consistently underestimates how long each step of their process will take?

I applied for a job and during the various stages of the job interview the hiring person told me that they will get back to me in a certain amount of time. However, after every round of the interview ...
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What things to consider while writing resume and cover letter with no experience? [duplicate]

I am about to start applying for jobs in IT as Web developer. I am pretty new to it. I have never applied for job in my life. Moreover, I have never work before anywhere including IT. I do have ...

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