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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Recruiter asking the name of the company whose offer I accepted

There are some similar questions that have been asked, but I believe the nature of this situation is slightly more unique. I was recruiting for internship positions at multiple companies. I recently ...
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Should I ask company Y to extend the deadline for their offer when I'm waiting to hear from company X? [duplicate]

Now normally I would assume it always makes more sense to ask Y for quicker results, since it seems generally easier for a company to give you results sooner than it is for a company to extend a ...
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Got 3 part-time job offers (retail), verbally accepted all of them but now need to turn down one of them

I have applied for 3 part-time roles. All of them are are part time in-store sales in fashion industry. All of them extended an offer. I verbally accepted all on the phone since things were not ...
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Employment etiquette: should I apply for job B with a company, whilst waiting to start work for them on job A? [duplicate]

I've interviewed for and been offered a position with a local company (charitable sector). It's a part time position which is low paid, working with service users on a particular project (job A). ...
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How do I reply to a late job opportunity?

Background I got a job referral from a friend about 3 months ago to work in a big company, let's say, company A. But last month, I received an offer from a startup (company B) after being referred by ...
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Can I use a (rejected) offer to negotiate a better salary at my current job?

I recently interviewed at a large tech company and was given a very nice offer; more than 3x what I currently make. The only downside and potential deal-breaker for me is that it would require ...
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When do I give notice to my employer if offered a job while on maternity leave?

I wasn't actively looking for a job while on leave, but I was alerted to an opportunity at a company worth better benefits and they offered me the job. I'm on maternity leave and am due to return to ...
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How to negotiate salary when range is unknown

My wife and I have an interview tomorrow for a position as live in groundskeepers. This is in a very affluent area and we know the homeowner is incredibly wealthy. Our rent will be paid which is why ...
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Is it wise to release your current income if what you expected is twice as high as your current salary?

So here is the thing. My close one feels he is extremely underpaid. IT professional with 2 years of experience got paid around 46K. So he decided to see the market. After his research he found for his ...
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How can I break a verbal commitment without burning bridges with my current employer?

I have verbally agreed to a 6-month project through an outsourcing agency because I could not find any other work. Now that I have agreed, I suddenly have numerous opportunities from outside the ...
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“Skills didn't meet the requirements for this position” [closed]

When one goes through a technical interview, the interviewers sometimes give the following feedback: Great qualities for the interviewee, skills didn’t meet the requirements for the position....
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How to decline to provide references for a job offer?

I've been contacted by a recruiter with a job offer. Besides my CV they asked me for 2 references. I'm fairly junior in my field (web development), I started work 1 and a half years ago at the very ...
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Reneging on a signed contract, but haven't started work yet (UK) [duplicate]

Yesterday I accepted a job offer and signed a contract for that offer. However today I have received a offer that is many magnitudes better, I wasn't expecting it to come in at all. Is it legal to ...
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Feeling impossible to leave for greater opportunity after taking a counteroffer earlier [closed]

A month ago I almost accidentally ended up in an interview which I took very relaxed not planning to get the job there at all (went just to get more interview experience). But they made me an ok offer ...
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How do I decline an offer from a job I'm not longer sure about?

I'm currently job hunting. A few weeks ago I got a call from one of the jobs I applied to inviting me to an interview. The job was at a startup (I couldn't find very much information about them, the ...
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Do I tell my interviewing company that I have another offer? [duplicate]

I have two companies in two different cities, Company A and Company B. I have lived in both places before. I am currently living in the same city as Company A, and there is about two hours of driving ...
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Too scared to give resignation [duplicate]

I recently joined an organisation, and after a month I decided to quit gracefully, as I feel it's not a good fit for me. I have been a very genuine person and have never done this before, hence I have ...
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HR ghosted after sending verbal offer [duplicate]

I received an offer through email, detailing my start-date, salary etc. I replied back positively saying I was flattered to have received the offer, and I followed up with a question about relocation ...
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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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How to respond to a job offer when waiting for a counter offer? [duplicate]

I notified my current employer that I received a job offer that I intended to take but she asked for me to give her 4 days to develop a counter offer (to which I agreed). How should I respond to the ...
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What is the best way to deny a job offer and leave the door open for the near future?

So I received a job offer but I would like to wait a couple of more months to check the market and apply to other jobs. I'm just starting my job search, I'm not in a hurry and I would like to take the ...
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Can I ask for a school year to consider accepting the offer from my internship?

I have interned with the same small software company for two consecutive summers. I was offered a full-time position with them for next summer, after I graduate with my bachelor's degree. They are ...
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Accepted a job offer and asked for my name to be corrected on the job offer then got no response

I received a very good job offer Last Wednesday after conducting 3 interviews with HR, the Delivery Manager and the Program Manager. They were really nice and gave me extremely positive feedback, and ...
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How can I professionally renege an offer that I previously accepted? [duplicate]

I accepted a job offer in writing 7 days ago from company A but I received a better offer today from company B (that I didn't foresee) that I would like to take. How can I professionally renege the ...
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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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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 ...