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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Professionally thanking recruiter for increased salary offer

I recently got a job offer from a company for $x per year. I would have probably accepted it at that amount (as I really liked the company), but I still wasn't completely satisfied with the salary. ...
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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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Employer insisting to go abroad; Refuses to allow the two weeks extension of the flight date I am requesting

I am a software engineer in a start up of a popular group of companies in my region. My usual work week is 0830-1730 weekdays. Before joining with the current employer, I was a full time lecturer for ...
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Can a job reject a British citizen if they have dual nationality? [closed]

I have recently been offered a job with a government organisation in the UK. I was hired through a job agency, and one of the requirements is to be a UK national which I am. I got offered the job, and ...
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How to calculate the cost of stock options? [closed]

I'm considering working with a startup (not public). As part of my package they have agreed to grant me a 1% stake in the company over 4 years vested every year. This means that if I left after 2 ...
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What if employer says they'll pay “approximately” $$ without formal offer letter

I live in Korea and just got an offer from a local company in Australia. I really like the manager and CEO, especially they said they would sponsor my visa. But they offered me a job without salary &...
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I received better job offer, should I move on? [closed]

I recently accepted a job offer in software engineering and my salary is reasonable. I have been working for five weeks, until I was offered a job from a top-tier company with 50% higher salary this ...
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Job offer from 2 companies in the same building [closed]

So for the past two years, I have been working part time for a company whilst at college and now I’m about to enter my last year which could govern me signing a full time contract or leaving. As ...
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How to solicit a counter-offer when I have a bonus coming up

I received a job offer from another company recently, and I'm not sure how to proceed. All things being equal I'd like to stay at my current position but the offer is higher than my current salary. ...
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A company I just had an interview with is also about hold a job fair what should I do?

I just recently had an interview with a company. The interview went very well, near the end I was given more detailed info about the position that I was being interviewed for. I was also told that ...
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Changing teams at a big corporation vs accepting an offer to work for a start-up [closed]

In the beginning of this year, I accepted a position as a software developer at a big corporation which is a well recognised brand world-wide and a very good name to have on my CV. However, my day to ...
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No probation period on offer letter?

I have received an offer letter from a company that I have been interviewed by but the offer letter does not have a specific probation period. I have been told that it's usually on the contract? I ...
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How to ask managers for recommendation for a full-time job at the company that services the company I am interning with?

The company I am currently interning with does not seem to hire entry-level candidates directly into corporate roles. However, there is a company that services my company (e.g. provides IT support). ...
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Timing of multiple offers [duplicate]

I had an interview last week with a company that I'm really interested in and they called me two days ago to let me know that I got offered the role. The issue is, this past Sunday I had an ...
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Got a better offer after current company agreed to transfer me

I was working with a company in NY and took a promotion last year in Chicago. I am trying to move back to NY to be with my fiancé and the job has agreed to transfer me but back into my older position (...
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How do I respond appropriately to an overseas company that obtained a visa for me without hiring me?

I applied for a position with a small company in Japan (I live in the US). The company obtained (at their expense) the documentation for me to apply for a visa that would allow me to work legally in ...
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Declined very good offer to stay with signed offer, 2 days later my future employer told me that they would not move forward to hire me

I am encountering a very weird and awful situation. I got one job offer let say Company A and signed their contract. But they asked me to start after 2 months later. After one month, I was invited to ...
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Changed job whilst still in the interview process with another company

What is the best way to update the company that I'm interviewing that I've changed positions but I'm still interested? Additional information: Company A that I'm interviewing with is my first ...
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What is the best way to reject Stack Overflow job proposal not closing the door? [duplicate]

I am receiving job proposals in Stack Overflow time to time. I currently have a good enough job and not willing to change it, so I need to reject these proposals. However as we all know life is long ...
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My employer is refusing to give me the pay that was advertised after an internal job move

I have moved jobs internally and was told by the manager who posted the job I would be paid £50k per annum and that is also what was advertised. Now after starting the job they have finally sent a ...
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Is it best practice to inform a potential offer of another? If so, when and how?

I'm a technical writer. I received a contingent job offer letter for a position I am interested in and will pay well. The offer will likely be formally extended after our scheduled in person ...
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High income and difficulty during interviews

I'm interviewing for a new job. My income is 20-30% higher than average. The immediate reaction is usually 10-15 seconds of silence. The delayed reaction is usually: They won't call me back, or ...
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Should I update my recruiter on my other opportunities?

I am applying for positions in a country to which I am moving to soon and one of the positions I am excited about has gotten to the stage where they would have extended me an offer but they have a ...
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No Tuition Assistance Program benefit on offer letter

I got an offer letter today and what I want most is not on the offer letter - Tuition Assistance Benefit. I have accepted the offer before realising this (my bad). I am going to call the recruiter ...
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Company declines to share offer letter over email

I have a job offer from two companies, say A and B. Both the companies decline to share the offer letter over email. They are asking me to be at their office to get offer letter. Is there any catch? ...
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How to negotiate for higher salary [closed]

I got a call from recruiter today to offer me 44,000 for a Financial analyst position. I asked for $48,000 and above in the interview. Told her to up it. She called back that the hiring manager said ...
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Mentioning my age when skill level is of someone 5 years older

I am currently 22 yrs old and a Software developer, i have worked in many countries and have an extremely complete CV (Over 6 companies, 4 languages). Usually they realize how young i am when i ...
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Is it okay to interview with other companies after accepting a signed job offer?

I recently received an offer of employment from a potential employer. It was a straight forward (no confusion). I received my offer letter via email and I sent my response back via email accepting it. ...
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Changing jobs internally

So I've been at this company for 6 months. New hire. I plan to retire here which is a long way away. Last week a supervisor from another department came to me wondering if I would be interested in ...
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What to do after accepting a job offer?

I have about 4 weeks prior to starting the job and I will be travelling. I recently emailed the hiring manager about my job offer acceptance. I have also obtained a confirmation email about the ...
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Signing Offer Letter - Legally Binding? [closed]

I've had an interview for the job in the company A and they offered quite a good contract to me and sent the Offer Letter. After the offer letter I have to pass the background check which the company ...
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Asking for higher salary after I increased my initial figure [closed]

I did a job interview and the hiring manager said the salary range is between $35,000 and $60,000, she asked for my salary expectations I said $38,000 (I currently earn $30,000). After the call I ...
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I have accepted an internship offer. Should I inform companies I have applied to that have not gotten back to me yet?

Over the last weeks, I have applied for internships in various companies. A few days ago, Company A got back to me with an offer I like, which I accepted. I had 2 interviews scheduled with Company B ...
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Can I state a offer I got from a really small company where I didn't go to, to my next employers?

I got a offer letter from a company that claimed itself to be a game development studio. They hired me on the basis of a test project they had asked me to make, to test my skills. After completing and ...
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How to deal with counter offer from potential employer? [closed]

It's an unprofessional experience of me: I accepted and signed offer with company A (dream company) for $X. Company B came in later, knowing I already signed another company, offered me $1.25X ...
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Is this a normal scenario for a job negotiation? [closed]

A month or so ago,I applied for 2 positions in a company. One as Writer (which it was supposed to be remote) and one as Senior Editor (which payment was double of the offered as Writer since it was in ...
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Can I resign with only compensation letter and no offer letter in hand

I have received compensation letter with compensation details from an MNC. i have not received offer letter yet. I have not received any document regarding company rules and joining date. HR has ...
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What is the right approach to quit a job during probation period for a competing offer?

Two weeks ago I joined a new company and during the hiring process I used a competing offer to increase the proposed salary. Now that competing offer from the other company has increased to almost 2x ...
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Is it possible to get employed with a plan to be fired after completing important tasks?

I was employed in a senior position to take over a role that, before I started, was played by very expensive external consultants. I contributed massively, launching several important projects and ...
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Decline job after signing offer letter [closed]

I interviewed for company A, received an offer letter, accepted and signed it. The offer letter didn't specify any legal obligations, just salary and starting date. I then got a better offer at ...
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References Issue

I'm interviewing with a company as a new graduate, and I have been asked for professional references. I had 3 internships and can get references from 2 of them. Last internship ( and the most ...
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My Salary is higher compared to other employees with the same responsibilities

Recently, I was hired in a stable and internationally-based company that has wonderful opportunities. Actually, I had a decent freelance job when they emailed me about the opportunity. I was not ...
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Had offers from two companies. One offer got revoked. Can the 1st company contact second company and ask them to revoke their offer letter

I had offer from company A and company B. I told company A that I have an offer and tried to negotiate it to get a better package. Company A asked me the offer letter, which I sent them over mail. But ...
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Previous salary as part of background check

I'm in the process of getting a new job. I just received the offer letter, which was accompanied by an authorization form for a background check. The background check authorization form was pretty ...
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Would it be considered good to communicate with interviewer before interview?

I have got an interview offer from a multi-national company. Somehow I got to learn that I know the person who is going to interview me there. I mean he is not my close friend as such, but I have ...
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Can I ask to speak to my future colleagues before accepting an offer?

I recently completed the interview process at a local company and I have received a reasonable offer. I have an appointment tomorrow to inform them of my decision in person. In South Africa there are ...
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Negotiate start date for a new job based in London

I recently accepted a job offer, and I'm currently waiting for contract and all the paperwork (conditional offer upon clearance of background checks etc.). By all means, I will give my notice period, ...
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How shall I communicate with my ex-collegue (and now manager), before joining back a company

I am software professional with many years of experience. A few years back I had left a company to start my own business. Unfortunately, my start-up didn't work out as I had expected. I'm now in need ...
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Rejecting an offer after accepting it just 10 days from date of joining [duplicate]

I just graduated from college. Last March I attended a job fair at a nearby college. They were hiring students from Professional Degree A (These people have got good theoretical knowledge but lacks ...
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Which game company should I choose (UE4 vs Unity) [closed]

I am considering a programmer's job in two game companies. Company A does small to medium sized PC games in UE4, Company B - free to play mobile games in Unity. Considering I want to stay in game ...