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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Negotiate a start date due to delays in PhD defense

I received an awesome industry job offer in Dec 2018 (after several rounds of interviews over three months). I gave my manager a starting date of May 2019, since I was planning to schedule my final ...
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How to gauge If i will be rolled out an offer letter? Or what to do next? [closed]

Went through the entire Hiring process for a company , where I : Applied on a Job portal Received a quick reply within two days Cleared two rounds of Interview one with the Hiring Manager other with ...
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Salary negotiation at the first Face to face interview

A little background to give you some context. I have been searching for a job in UK for a while. Things haven't been favorable for the last 6 months due to my visa situation which was about to expire....
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Company I accepted an offer was bought. I wasn't informed of this until after I signed the offer letter

I recently accepted a position at a smaller IT company, which every employee seems to love working for. They have a reputation for paying fairly, having good benefits, and treating their employees ...
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Provided the payslips and other offer letter but instead got rejected!

I recently cracked one position for the senior quality engineer for one company on 19th jan. In the HR round, i told them about the other offer letter I have with xyz company. The HR asked my expected ...
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Could job offer be by text message (SMS)?

I had this unlucky feeling about NXSMS text I received from Manpower Group Australia that I applied to. The text says that they are thankful of my application and that they have a job opening right ...
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Would declining a job offer negatively affect my chances of applying there in the future?

I'm graduating college, and beginning to apply to companies for work starting in the summer. I'm mostly looking at paid internship-type positions in order to gain more experience before a "more real" ...
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Can this company be trusted?

I recently got a job offer and went to the office to get my offer letter signed. However, when I asked for a copy of the offer letter, (through email and verbally) I have yet to receive a reply from ...
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Should I continue with Knowledge Transition when I have some other plans for my own?

In my current company I am being given KT(Knowledge Transition) for a new project. The guy who's giving me KT is supposed to leave in a little over the month and he's handing over the work. I have ...
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What are the ethical arguments for not taking up a dream job? [closed]

Note: This is a hypothetical situation. I have completed a Computer Science degree. My dream job is to work for a global software development company, based in central London. Hypothetically, I ...
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Asking for a higher salary when offered a higher level position that what I applied for

Originally the position I applied to was a Manager position. Normally on an interview I don't reveal my salary expectations and wait to hear the best offer, however, on the phone the interviewer ...
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How to communicate required decisional power before taking job?

An IT company wants to hire me as a data scientist (which I am). I had all the interviews and are now in the negotiation process regarding the contract. The company made me a good offer, they really ...
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Will I burn a bridge by leaving right after a raise?

Some context: I've worked at my current company for about 2 years now as a software developer. It is a medium to big company with a solid grasp on the market. Also, it is a really cool workplace ...
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Large Company asking for personal information prior to salary offer

TL;DR: When hiring, a company is asking for very personal information before they can even tell me the offered salary (even though I passed their interviews). Recently, there has been a very unusual ...
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Company promises specific job but changed start time [closed]

My girlfriend received an offer from a Big-4 company in Switzerland in September 2018 for a job starting in October 2019. They told her that they will send the contract later since there is still time....
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Omit to list a job demotion on resume. Is it going to impact background check for a new job offer?

I have been extended a job offer and the company is going to process the background check for me. In one of my previous jobs, I was demoted to a senior analyst position from a manager position. ...
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A recruiter for a job that initially rejected me, called with an alternate offer but then acts reluctantly-am I being played?

In October, I had an interview for a data scientist position in France at a large company, where there was exactly one physical interview with the manager and another data scientist. It was a pretty ...
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Should I have concern for my previous workplace, when considering a new job?

I currently work for a medium-large (~500 employees) Italian company as a Linux developer. I work in a team of 8 people, most of them are really awesome and really friendly, the day life is good and ...
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Should I ask my employer about my visa status since it has been 10 days the last we communicated? [closed]

I am selected in UAE as a software engineer and has signed the job offer, also I send him the scanned copies of all the required attested documents along with the hard copy of my attested degree via ...
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Will my job offer be withdrawn/rescinded after background check? [closed]

I am freaking out at the moment. I jumped the gun and gave my current employer two weeks notice before the employer would tell me if my background check is satisfactory. I know, stupid of me. The ...
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Received verbal job offer and still waiting on written offer; recruiter stopped responding? Should I call or email again?

After a long interview process with Microsoft, I received a verbal offer from the recruiter. I did not negotiate the salary, and agreed with the company that I would sign. Ever since then the ...
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I have taken a new role and I am not enjoying it [closed]

I have recently started working for this large company mid of last year. I initially started as Accounts Payable officer. The bosses have recognised my work and they have offered me a position in a ...
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Can I renegotiate my salary as the offer letter signed was 4 months back

I have been working as a contractor in a company in the US from last 1.6 years. Around 6 months back, they offered me a full-time role. I gladly agreed as I like the company and wanted to continue ...
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Reported to HR for talking about salary offer?

I already know about the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935 that basically prohibits companies from saying you are not allowed to talk about salary with coworkers, but my situation may not be ...
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What salary range should I ask for an OPT opportunity? [duplicate]

I am an international student in Computer Science in the Los Angeles area. As I am graduating for my Master's Degree, I am planning to start working with an OPT, Optional Practical Training (full-time)...
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Is it too late to ask for a signing bonus?

A few weeks ago I accepted a job offer. Because I'd been out of work a long time and have a lot of debt, I considered asking for a signing bonus, but my spouse was afraid that trying to negotiate ...
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Should I worry if I haven't received an email from my new company yet?

I received an offer letter but it was contingent on a drug test and a background check. I got a copy of the completed background check (eligible for hire) and I do not do drugs but I haven't heard ...
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Should I join a company if its reviews on glassdoor etc are not very good? [closed]

I am offered a job from the company as a web developer in UAE. I just went on to the glassdoor and read reviews, the majority of reviews were not very good and some were outrageous to an extent ...
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Should I inform the current employer that I am about to resign within 1-2 weeks since I have signed the offer letter and waiting for visa?

I have signed the offer letter from a company based in UAE (United Arab Emirates) and have sent them my documents for visa process since they are sponsoring. Now, I am confused that whether I should ...
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Accepting a team member who is slated to quit on the first day?

Context So you as a Manager are expanding your team and recently signed a new promising team member(subordinate). After few weeks of signing the potential future employee comes back saying that he ...
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Offering Less Than What Was Advertised [closed]

I just accepted a job but still have a question. Online salary range was saying 55K with a minimum associate degree and they are willing to train the person they will hire. After two long interviews,...
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University asked everyone to upload offer letter to a shared drive folder. Is this legal? [closed]

My university has asked every student with an offer to post his/her offer letter in a google drive link. Almost every company who hire here are US based. Specific US city wise: San Jose, Seattle, ...
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Juggling Job Offers and Interviews

I’m currently working as a developer at Company A. For reasons I won’t delve into here, I’m looking to leave my current position and find a new place to work. I started sending out resumes a couple of ...
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Asking for a lower title in new job offer negotiation

Context Recently I was interviewed for a senior software developer's position which went well. Now I have been offered a Software Architect position and I don't feel quite ready yet. I can imagine ...
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What should I do if after receiving a verbal offer letter I am informed that my written job offer is put on hold due to some internal issues?

I was interviewed by a very large firm in UAE, remotely since I am in Pakistan. The guy passed my interview and insisted on me to join since we share the same birthplace, coincidentally. I was ...
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How can i stall the acceptance of a job offer until after the holidays?

I interviewed with a company I'm really interested in. All went well, I really liked the team, and the recruiter just called with the standard questions to prepare an offer letter - yay! On the ...
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What should I do If I was told by email that I would receive the offer letter within 2-3 working days but it has been 5 days since then?

I was offered a job in a big company in the UAE but I am in Pakistan. I was hired and was told by the manager that my documents have been forwarded to HR and I will receive the OFFER LETTER within 2-3 ...
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Is it too early to apply to jobs 8 months before graduation? [closed]

I am doing a master's degree in computer science and I formally graduate in September 2019. However, I start my dissertation period in May and I will have no lectures. So, I have been pondering ...
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How to talk with an employer to get time to look for other opportunities

I got through the final stage with a company in Germany and they told me they got a very good impression of me, but they “need more time to clarify the budget available to hire me” and they “might be ...
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Chances Over Senior Opportunities [closed]

As I have mentioned in my previous questions, I'm working in a very well-known company as a Cloud/DevOps engineer with 7 months of experience. I believe that my career progresses greatly from ...
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My ex-employer wants me back.But its only 8 months.Shall I join back? [closed]

I work as a developer in IT industry. I am faced with a situation and would like some advice. Why I had decided to move from previous employer My ex-manager is a very technically competent person ...
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What exactly do I message an employer if I want to come back to their company?

I am a coop student, and I worked my first co-op placement at company X. I performed really well, and the manager said "just let me know if you ever want to come back". We have even discussed me ...
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Delaying the offer letter (3 months after final interview), top leadership role in new branch of parent company in new city

-- I posted this earlier but somehow got deleted; posting again-- This is the timeline and other details: The headhunter contacted me initially in May 2018. The job is in City-X and the parent ...
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Disengage with a recruiter and go straight to hiring company

My question is. Should I disengage with a recruiter, which I gave permission to present me to a hiring company, and go directly to the hiring company? Thirty four days ago, I was approached by a ...
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Am I in a position to ask a company to counter (again)?

I had an offer in hand from Company A. I'm in the final round for five different positions, but reached out to my top 2 - Company B and Company C - to see if they could counter. Neither could make a ...
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Postpone a resume send request without losing a lead

Updated with more insight I've kept in touch with a senior manager in order to keep a lead for some job in a year or so (just started a new one). I emailed him recently to know things went on his ...
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Should I still wait for the job? [closed]

I recently interviewed for a company. I received a mail from the recruiter in two days that interviews went well and offer would be extended by that week end. Later after one week I was asked to share ...
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How to deal with work for free as part of hiring process when I already have a job?

It takes 1 to 3 weeks but I don't know what to do with my current job that I don't want to lose it, if I failed in the test. It's an on site test and the office is in my city. They told me it's about ...
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First job offer confusion: Signing contract on the starting date?

I recently accepted a job from an international tech company to work in their office in California. The recruiter (also the manager at the office)first gave me a draft offer letter and asked if I have ...
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How to decline job offer after considering commute?

I made a stupid mistake they asked me if I am willing to commute. I told them yes, but I prefer the closer location. However, I received the job offer at the further location. Now I regret it as I ...