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 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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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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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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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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How to safely keep a job offer on ice while other offers are close [duplicate]

I am on the market and applying to jobs. My skillset is in high demand (much more so than I realised) and there has been a small explosion of offers. A few weeks ago I applied to a job that seemed not ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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I was offered a promotion and then another company made me an offer that was even better

I have been at my current job for 2 years and I was just notified that they want to promote me to a lead of my team. What a great opportunity comes with a 15% raise . At the same time a company I ...
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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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Would my current company know I'm applying if they receive a call doing a background check?

I am getting a background check done and they want to call my current employer. I'm fine with it, but just curious, would my current employer know I'm leaving? Is the call pretty anonymous? I would ...
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Timing between notifying that I am quitting and background check?

I accepted a job offer but it is contingent on a background check. In the offer letter, the start date is 2 weeks from now. I did not lie about anything on my resume, but I am always a bit paranoid ...
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Formal offer letter delay (after verbal offer)

My friend got a verbal offer from one company last Tuesday (Sept 29) and they said the formal letter will be sent in a couple days. He sent them an email on Friday asking whether they had sent it and ...
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Am I being overpaid in terms of experience?

So the story is: I started the coding career for a bit less than 2 years. Recently I've been job hunting for quite a while, and there is a company who's willing to offer me a job, which is great. The ...
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Choosing between two job offers: big brand vs smaller more fulfilling role [closed]

I've received two job offers and am struggling to decide between the two of them. One is a big brand, with the potential to hone my hard skills, while the other is a smaller brand with the potential ...
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Retracting employment after accepting offer

I accepted an at-will contract offer with Company X, and before the employment start date I interviewed with and received a job offer from Company Y. I prefer the offer from Company Y and I intend to ...
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Offered a job, no instructions or even confirmation of continuation 8 days later. How to move forward?

8 Days ago I was offered a job at a local grocery supercenter (Definitely a job offer and not an offer for continuing application process). Phone call from someone at the super center asked me if I ...
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Should I accept this Web developer job offer or keep looking? [closed]

I'm looking for a front end developer job. My ideal job would be a React JS role, i.e. a mix of HTML, SCSS and React. I have no commercial React experience so the job hunting can be a bit difficult. I ...
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Do you receive an unconditional offer after a conditional offer?

I’ve been offered a job and got sent an offer of employment & a contract of employment in the post (two separate documents). Now, the offer of employment states that it’s conditioned on ...
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Should I disclose a disability during video interview? [duplicate]

I am a grad student actively looking for a job. I never mention my disability (I am a paraplegic using a wheelchair) on resume or during a phone screen to reduce the possibility of prejudice against ...
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Should I tell my current job that my old job has offered me my job back? [duplicate]

I worked at company A as an intern for a year while in college. When the pandemic struck, I was furloughed as well as my entire department. So I accepted an offer with company B. I like it at company ...
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How to nudge employer for offer letter

So things went like below: I was contacted by a recruiter for developer role. He asked me my details and if I am interested in the position. I replied to them with affirmation. Few days passed and I ...
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What to do in case of multiple job offers? [duplicate]

If I am interviewing for companies A and B, and company A makes me an offer but I don't want to commit without knowing the result of the process with company B, what is my best option? Option 1: ...
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Do I inform a company that I just had an interview with that I have an offer from another company?

I just had an interview with a company (Company A) and i thought it went well. if I make it - there will be a final culture fit interview (much less formal). But I already have an offer that I'm ...
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What if a company contacts you around your recruiter? [duplicate]

A few weeks ago, I was working with a recruiter for a role and right before the last interview, the company canceled and told the recruiter that they hired someone else. Two days later, the company ...
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Concerned about background check and weird employment history

So I recently just got an offer for a really cool company and I have one last concern: the background check. Long story short I worked at another company as a contract-to-hire on a ridiculously long 4 ...
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Accepted job offer but did poorly on assessment test [closed]

I was interviewed by a company and was offered a job. I accepted the job offer and salary and the starting date was also agreed upon. The HR person present during the interview told me that they will ...
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Received offer via email but no response from HR afterwards

I did an internship at a company and at the end of the internship I received very positive feedback. After the internship, I got in contact with HR (the same person who offered me the internship) via ...
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How do I explain/apologize to recruiter for unprofessional email name due to prank made by younger silbling

I passed my initial coding test last Sunday and got my first phone interview invitation with one of the company on Monday. I replied to the phone interview invitation on Tuesday through email. Right ...
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How to tell an employer that gave a job offer that I want to get the job but start next year?

I applied with them months before I had a job. They just got back to me now and I never thought they would actually give me a job offer. Thing is I've already have a job for 3 weeks and I dont want to ...
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What licence to provide with code for possible employment?

I am looking at getting my first full-time employment at a web design company. They have given me a design to recreate which they WILL be using in a presentation for a client. My question is, what ...
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My management blocked my internal transfer, but now I have an outside offer. Should I tell them?

I've been working as a manufacturing engineer at a plant in a Dow 30 corporation for 2 years. When I joined I was told I can move around the company after 2 years. I realized I'm not growing in my ...
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How can I guarantee that an internship offer involving international relocation won't be revoked?

Can I ask a potential employer to add a point in their offer letter explicitly stating that the offer made by him/her shall not be revoked or if he/she could specify the only circumstances under which ...
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Negotiating offer after discussing salary range

I applied to a position at a well established company (with a specific target range in mind). We discussed expected salary early on. When my expectations were quite a lot over their budget they ...
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Background check - how many years back info required - US hire

hi I got an offer from a large company subject to passing background check. Does anyone has experience using First Advantage. Whatever agency you have used, can you pl tell how long back they want to ...
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Option plan promised not on offer letter

During the interview and text exchanges the company's manager (who I will be reporting to) mentioned several times that I "would be rewarded with option plan", and I was happy about it. But ...
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Catch-22 situation with an career upgrading job offer

Job Offer but with a twist nonetheless I recently had been in interview process with a company I had a good impression of, for a position that actually upgrades my career. There were 4 Rounds which ...
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Job description changed after I accepted offer

I work as a teacher in South East Asia. Over a month back, I accepted a new teaching position at very reputed school. The pay was much lesser than I expected, after already negotiating, but I liked ...
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What should I email my employer asking for work

I got accepted to a new job in Japan and have signed a contract with them. Because of the current virus situation, the visa process got delayed and took longer to process until the situation gets ...
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Hiring process taking too long, now I have a visa problem and have to renew my contract with my old employer, what shall I do?

Please find the below timeline for the Interview Process: 26th May: HR Contacted me to have my profile 1st Of June: 1st Round of Interview 3rd of June: 2nd Round of Interview 8th of June: 3rd Round ...
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How to tell my current employer that I'm leaving?

I have a new job proposal (Software Dev)that just got formal today, they wanted me to start next monday but I asked them to give me a few days, until Wendseday, to talk to my current employer about ...

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