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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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Struggling to get a job contract/start date after accepted written offer

I'm growing quite irritated so I'd appreciate any input please.. I accepted a written (conditional) job offer with Company X more than 2 weeks ago and there's no contract in sight. Since there was no ...
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Company forcing to give previous company offer letter

I joined a new company in India & they are forcing me to provide last companies offer letter holding my salary against it. My previous company is based in usa. I told my current company that offer ...
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Third party recruiter claims I need to go through her to talk with a company about a job, how true is this?

A little while ago I was looking for a job and company X offered me one of the most competitive offers I had received. I ultimately took a different position, but due to some unrelated issues I'm ...
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Leased worker: Better position, same company, 2 different hiring companies, not yet started

I have signed a contract [P1] as a lease employee for H company [H] with middle-man [M1] (Lease and employment both start at the same time). I have the second and final face-to-face interview with ...
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How should I proceed when the recruiter I was working with was laid off?

I interviewed at a company months ago after being contacted by a recruiter for an open position. I worked with this same recruiter throughout the interview process. They stated up front that they didn'...
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Company wants to see offer letter received from another company to match salary

I love my job but I've been offered a job at a different company with slightly more salary. As I was in two minds to take the offer, I discussed with my current company if there is anything that can ...
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Counter offer to new acquiring company

I am working as a engineer for a few years at a small business, the business was recently sold to a large corporation. This corporation made it clear from the beginning that they only had plans to ...
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Can I accept the original job offer after they didn't reply to my counter offer? [duplicate]

They usually reply really fast and I'm supposed to start tomorrow. But they haven't replied to my counter offer. It was kind of my fault as when they asked me if I was okay with this salary BEFORE ...
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What should I do if the HR is being less responsive?

I received a written job offer and accepted it just a day after. Since the workplace is in another country, it takes some time for registration process and I was asked to send some documents for that. ...
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I'm unsure about how is my CAD related profession called

I am studying electronic engineering but due to my passion for 3D modeling I applied for drone assembly and within first few months due to persistent contacting with management I worked my way up ...
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Is it polite to keep a contract offer "on hold" while I wait for other offers to potentially materialize?

I am in the process of changing jobs. I have sent my CV around quite a bit in the last months and I finally landed some interviews. Most of them have been for the same company, but different ...
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Is having to split time in two teams for 6 months while waiting for new role to be created exploitative?

I'm currently working at a company as a software engineer and I've been looking for internal job opportunities for personal growth and change of domain. I've heard news of a new role (first of its ...
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Will my prospective employer contact my past employer after I’ve signed the offer letter?

I received an offer letter today from a big-name sports organization. However I have to resign from my current job and feel as though though once I resign it will burn a bridge, deeming me “ineligible ...
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Negotiate unofficial offer?

I've applied for a job and went through three interviews. Today I got an email from the HR person who conducted the first interview. It says that the team is going to make me an offer that will most ...
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If I sign a job offer while on PTO, should I give notice as soon as I sign it or when I come back to work?

I am not sure if I should contact HR while on PTO just to give notice. Contractually specified notice period is three weeks. If I wait till I come back, I will be giving them notice period of three ...
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If there's a delay caused by a background check and the start date needs to be pushed back, should a new contract or contract amendment be signed?

I told them I need to give my current employer a notice period of three weeks. Then I received an offer letter with a start date which respects that. The offer letter says it is subject to background ...
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When to reject job offer when I have another offer in hand?

I had a final interview with company A. They sent me a formal offer (contract and all), and asked how long I would need to make my decision. We agreed to another call in 7 days, which, I've read, is a ...
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How to tell current internship that I've signed elsewhere after graduation?

First post here so bear with me if I forget some rules. Background: I'm a senior in college remotely interning part-time at Company A. The internship offer letter from Company A said that it's set to ...
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Are financial penalties common in job offers?

I am in the EU and I recently got a job offer for a remote role from a games developing startup. The contract however is full of very high financial penalties(tens of thousands of euros) on several ...
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Rejecting a job offer within the same company that really doesn't fit me well—do I explain myself?

I was recently offered a job that really doesn't feel like the right fit for me. Some red flags during the interview, offer, and subsequent discussions were raised. The problem is that this is a large ...
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Received a job offer email followed by rejection email [closed]

I received an email from the recruitment manager that my interview was successful however, few days later I received an email from the system that my interview was unsuccessful. I was really happy ...
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Is it common practice for a company to request a background check before a job offer?

I applied for a job in a bank. HR told me that the next step is that they would like to perform a background check on me. In my past experience with applying for a job, I have always gotten the offer ...
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Job Offer: Exchange Health Insurance for Higher Salary?

This question is from the United States. Summary: I am looking for a job with better health insurance. I want to negotiate higher salary instead of offered plan and be self-insured, is it reasonable? ...
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How do I politely remind my boss about his decision?

I am currently working as an intern at a mid-range startup. After the end of my first internship period , since the project that I am doing here got good results, my boss asked me to extend the ...
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Is it fair treatment when someone promises me a job and then says they wait for more applications?

I have worked as a contract worker at company A for 4 months. I was covering someone's leave of absence. I like the people and the work. Recently the employee whom I was covering for returned to the ...
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Why would someone ask about your citizen status in a 1v1 [closed]

Suppose an external consultant is working for a company. Why would a manager for that company ask about his citizen status in a 1v1? Is that a sign that that the company wants to hire him?
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Is a husband-and-wife executive team a red flag?

I have an offer for a job at quite a small company, but the size of the company already has me somewhat tentative about accepting. I've also just discovered that the CEO and CTO are married. Is this a ...
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Rescinding job offer acceptance for a different offer

I was laid off back in September and started to apply for new positions right away. I submitted my resume to every opportunity I seemed qualified for and it took a while to get any bites. I was in ...
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Received an offer letter with no salary specified

I'm a new grad from college and I've recently received an offer letter from a company for a full-time position. Upon reading the offer letter, I see that no salary was included in the offer letter. I ...
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Offered a job that does not exist... yet (apparently)

I recently applied for a position in my current company (UK Based). Due to lack of experience, I did not get the job and instead it went to someone else internally. Since then (2 months later) they ...
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Nearly Perfect Offer, Except for Title

I'm about to receive an offer that is quite aligned with my experience, and the pay is excellent. However, I'm concerned about the implications of the title change based on my career trajectory. At my ...
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Is it rude to let the recruiter / manager / interviewer know that you have / wait for other job offers?

I am expecting that I will get a call from my interviewer (who will be my future manager) that they want to hire me. I had two meetings there (company B) but just want to get information on how this ...
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Best way to Negotiate Salary?

I think will be getting a job offer soon. They interviewed with me 4 times now. They kept asking what I want or my salary range. I never gave them a clue. At the end told them if they think I can ...
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I have received an affirmative, but I am still in the final stages of several application processes - how to maximize ones options?

From my first application, I got an affirmative via phone some days ago and an e-mail with details about my salary, bonuses and so on. The interview was good, for the role, I am a great match from my ...
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UK Visa Sponsorship not in written offer

After a long wait, I received an offer from a UK company. From the first contact until the latest, everyone was (still is) aware that as an EU, I will require a VISA sponsorship, and they even offered ...
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Delayed Written offer after verbal offer

After 4 successful interviews and 2 weeks of waiting I received "THE" call. The company's recruiter congratulated me and provided feedback from the interviews. All the interviewers were ...
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Relocation package and benefits on offer contract

Yesterday, I received a call from a company in the UK, and they let me know that they are willing to make an offer for the software engineer position. The hiring manager asked me my desired salary and ...
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How much stalling is acceptable and fair when deciding between two jobs?

I'm looking for a new role after redundancy. I interviewed with two places. (A) is a 12 month contract, great vibe, lots of learning opportunities and well-known. It would be ideal in many ways. I've ...
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Will turning down an offer ruin my chances of working at that employer in the future?

I work at a community college in America. I'm pretty happy with my job all things considered but applied for a position at the local university. The interview revealed some red flags with this ...
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Interviewer keeps stringing me along. How should I respond to their latest response?

About 8 weeks ago, I interviewed for a position. The interview went well, and they gave me a verbal offer, telling me to expect a written offer within the week. I put in my 2 weeks' notice and left ...
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How to respond to a written offer when we have a verbal offer from a better-fit company?

My spouse and I live in the U.S., and she has been out of work for about a month. She has a written offer from Company A and a verbal offer from Company B. She has negotiated and accepted the verbal ...
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Is it wise to turn down this job offer? [closed]

I'm newly 18, a freshman in university and unemployed. I've never had a job before, my family is chinese, and they highly valued getting into a good university over getting a job. So, I never even ...
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How to write a CV and behave in a job interview if you don't fully qualify for the job offer

Let's say you are a very skilled Symfony / PHP developer and want to apply for a job at a company that uses C# / ASP.NET. Your motivation to work at the company is not because of C#/ASP.NET, you want ...
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Proactively telling the interviewer about other interviews

Applying and interviewing for leadership positions in Australia! Context: OK, there is a Company X that I interviewed with recently and I really want to work for them. The interview was very very ...
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Negotiating the location of an internal job offer

I have recently been contacted by a department of my own company from a different geographic region to enquire about whether I'd be interested in filling a position that had opened up in country X. It ...
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Accepted job offer, but probably receiving another offer soon

A couple of weeks ago I received a job offer for a part-time, temporary 5-month position at a well-respected public body in the UK. I accepted the offer not just because I need a job, but also because ...
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Is my current workplace actually trying to retain me?

I recently received a much, much bigger offer and a promotion to join another group. I've been dissatisfied with my current job because the leadership has been fickle and irresponsible. However, I ...
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joining a different company after accepting an offer

I had an offer with company A but was in recruitment process with company B who also made me an offer that I accepted with a joining date several months ahead. I ended up joining company A ...
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Refusing job offer after visa sponsorship

I recently landed a job in the UK about 5 months ago from a multinational company. They offered to sponsor my visa and arranged for the application process. However, in these months, I had some really ...
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Are technical interviews by the company's "expert", followed by the news of the expert leaving and his job also being available a red flag?

As described in the title, At the last stage of an interviewing process, a technical interview for say job A was conducted by the job A's team leader and a company's employee introduced as an expert ...
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