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Joining new company next week and meanwhile expecting for offer letter from an abroad company

I am a software developer, working in India. I received an offer from Company A in India two months ago, and I start at the organisation next week. Meanwhile, I tried applying to Company B outside of ...
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How much time/ Is it reasonable to ask for an extension in start date?

So I have a company that I interned at for the past year (full time and then part time during school) and I will be joining them for a full time position at the end of a study abroad semester that I'm ...
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Requesting to work remotely during my coop [closed]

I accepted a +6 months paid internship offer 600km away from School I am a student and the timeline between the end of the semester and the beginning of the semester is too short for me to find a ...
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Negotiating starting date to be more than a month?

I'm considering relocating to another country to work as a software developer. I'm from Non-EU country and will need a EU visa in order to relocate. At the moment, I'm still tied to a project at my ...
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Called in sick my first week. Should I expect to be paid?

I was supposed to start a new job last week but on Monday I had a nasty case of diarrhea and decided to stay at home. I sent an apologetic email to the new company and they seemed to understand. My ...
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Start Date Negotiation

I received a job offer where they asked if it would be possible to start earlier than I want. I asked if it is fine if I start a bit later and they said it should be fine. Should I just wait to hear ...
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Company hires me starting January 2nd, then cuts my vacation because “I don't work here the full year”

Title basically says it all. January 1st is a permanent holiday in the country I live in. My vacation is cut by 2 days. So far I only got an email confirming this from somebody from HR and haven't ...
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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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I signed off a job offer and gave an expected start date, I found out I need more than the date given to them

So last week I got offered a job by a company that I’ve went to multiple interviews for and I am excited to join them. I signed the job offer but told the employer verbally that the expected start ...
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Pushing Start Date Back [duplicate]

So I just received an offer for a job and during the phone call I was asked when I could start. The company has start dates for new employees every 2 weeks. I said I should be able to start in two ...
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Resign letter ;How to determine the best way to give notice when manager is absent [duplicate]

I have a problem: I had a very hard time to submit my resign letter. And actually my manager is not around until 18/8/2018 And yet, I planned on submitting the letter yesterday but hold back. I ...
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How to tell new employer that I am on holiday if I am supposed to be working in my current company?

The situation I ended up is a bit weird. Let's put the facts down: I am working in company A for few years. I got a contract to start working in compaby B by 1st of month X. Already signed. Company ...
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New employer not giving me a start date [closed]

At the start of December I secured a new job which I have been very delayed in starting. First of all I was waiting for references from previous employers, who were not responsive in providing these ...
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Can I quit my current job after receiving a formal letter from new job? [closed]

I accept my first job offer 2 days ago and they send me the copy of the letter signed by me and them. The start date is set for 2 weeks from now. My question is should I expect to receive anything ...
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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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Asking to delay the start date of employment due to Visa issues

I was offered a job by a Engineering firm in the semiconductor area. Initially, the start date was supposed to be sometime in June. I had my H-1B Visa application in progress at that time and I asked ...
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Is it acceptable to ask to extend start date by 6 weeks? [closed]

I signed an offer letter from a large technology company in Jun 2017 3rd week for starting date of Aug 14, 2017. My current employer is selling the public company to a private equity firm and so all ...
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Ending Date Discrepancy Mistake on Resume and Background Check - 1 year

I recently received an offer for a fantastic entry-level job and they are running a background check, which is taking longer than expected. So much so that my start date was pushed back. Today, I ...
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How to ask for postponing the start date of an internship abroad?

I am in a quite urgent situation. I recently received an offer for an internship with an international organization. The headquarters of the organization in which I will do the internship are located ...
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How can I fill out a proper resume if I can not remember the dates of previous jobs?.

I have been out of the workforce for far too long. I really need to find a job but now I am having trouble remembering the dates of previous jobs ( start-stop dates ). Can I get that information ...
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New job wants me to start before the start of the month [closed]

I am soon to start my new job as a JavaScript developer... we have agreed that I work 4 days per week (I haven't signed anything in the way of a contract just yet). However they want me to start ...
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Company wants me to sign work contract my first day, but I don´t want to leave my current job until signed contract

I am currently working in company A. I have recieved an offer to start in company B, and I accepted. When the first interviewer asked me "when can you start?" I said two weeks from the day the docs ...
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Reneging on an offer due to delayed start date? [closed]

I accepted a temp/contract employment offer a few weeks ago. One of their internal departments has been backed up and they are slow in getting me into their system. Although I have an written offer ...
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Job offered but company can't agree on start time

I was recently offered a job role at a company I did placement with. When i heard they were taking in applications for a graduate version of my placement job, I applied. When they were contacting me, ...
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Listed wrong date in resume

I started a job in 2013, but mistakenly put the start year down as 2014 in my resume. If anything, it makes my gig looks shorter. In general, would this be a problem for background check?
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How to postpone job start date because I have not received OPT(working permission for international students)?

I am an international student and my OPT(working permission) application was received in the fist week of November 2016. I got an job offer today (Jan 10, 2017) but I have not received OPT, the job ...
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Received a Job Offer but they are pressuring me to start earlier than I can leave

I've recently received a job offer (yesterday and verbally accepted and planning on sending the signed offer to them today). However, they are asking me to start as early as the 19th (today is the ...
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Delaying Start Date due to the Holidays [closed]

I recently received an offer for my dream job, signed the letter, and proceeded with the on-boarding process. One of the important things I had to do was pick a start date. I nominated December 12th....
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Internship verbal offer but no offer letter [duplicate]

I received an offer over the phone for an internship out of state. I was told my salary, start date, and last day to accept the offer. I know the company provides housing assistance, so I asked if ...
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Is it unprofessional to ask to delay a job start date if I was given short notice?

I am going to start a new job soon in another country. I was confirmed I was going to get hired one month ago, and at the time I gave my availability to start as soon as possible. We set a possible ...
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Job offer and planned vacation [closed]

I got an interview for an amazing position that would be a huge advancement within my career (only 24). I have recently booked a trip for a month and a half (leaving Feb coming back mid-march). If I ...
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Signed a contract, and employer moved the start date - can I start looking at other jobs? [closed]

I luckily got a graduate job to start in September and signed a contract (with a clause specifying my September start date). They have since emailed me to say that they are moving the start date to ...
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How to go on leave just after joining a company?

I have just been accepted in a new company however, I have a pre-planned trip 1 week after my official start date. This has been planned months earlier and everything has been booked. How do I tell ...
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What's worse, renege on an accepted offer, or work for 2 weeks then quit? [closed]

Here's the situation, I accepted an offer then I just got a call from another company (who's know for being slow) that they are prepared to make an offer. I like the 2nd company better, so I am ...
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How early is too early to apply for a full-time job? [closed]

I'm a recent graduate looking for a software-type job in Silicon Valley. It's competitive with so many other graduates doing the same thing, so I started applying now. I'm used to waiting weeks or ...
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I need to see a doc and to relocate for a job, what do I do? [closed]

This is unrelated to my previous question. I think I may need to see a doc for a relatively minor thing (specially since it might affect my work), and I'm also negotiating an offer that requires me ...
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When to request a “delayed” start date

I have been recruited by another company and requested to come in for an interview. I am considering going in for the interview however I have no intention of leaving my current job for at least 3 ...
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Is it okay to request to delay job start date for family reason?

I m an international student living in LA and I recently just got a job in SF anticipated to start on January 4th. I hold an F-1 visa with a legal OPT (Optional Practical Training). I m currently in ...
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Is there anything I need to be aware of with a relatively late start date?

I was offered a position at a firm I interviewed at recently. HR considered me starting at the beginning of December (a little more than two weeks from now), but decided instead that I should start ...
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How far out is too far for a start date? [closed]

So I am currently employed at an Information Technology/ Help Desk internship through my school's work study program, and in order to make my transition out as smooth as possible, my boss has asked me ...
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Delay a Job Start Date

When I got the job offer and signed the contract, they gave me a start date but they also gave me an earlier date. Just in case the slots aren't full, they'll put me on that date. I was fine with it ...
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HRs and Employers: Are the chances of telling that an interviewee can start working after a month low? Is one month too long for them? [closed]

I'm currently working, and I am overqualified for the job, and it also pays low, not in line with my degree and with no chance of being promoted to the position I want. I only found this out when I ...
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What's an acceptable time period for “When can you start?”

I'm new to the job hunt, and a potential employer recently responded to my e-mail asking what my expected salary is and when's the earliest I can begin. I'm calculating my expected salary with the ...
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Husband signed, accepted job BUT start date keeps changing need paycheck to pay bills [closed]

Ok so my husband has accepted a contract job through a recruiter, went to interview , got the job, signed, and was given a start date. BUT THEN... start date got pushed up by a couple of days, no ...
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Manager is asking future employee to do work before start date

A friend of mine is starting a new job in a few weeks. The contract is already signed. The manager just send her an email in the morning asking her to do some work until next day. She currently has ...
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Job Start Dates, Graduation and Vacations

I'm currently set to graduate in June 2015. And, I feel I'm a bit tied for jobs that don't have specified start dates. I want to start looking for work now, but I can't start working until September ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for an extra week before start date with new job?

I have a job offer for which the company proposed a start date exactly 2 weeks out. If I accept today and give my 2 weeks notice tomorrow, my last day would be on a Friday and I'd start the new job on ...
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Can a new employer legally change my start date? [closed]

I am about to start a new job which had a start date on the contract of Jan 26. I then discussed this with them and I received an email from them saying that they were now happy that I start on Jan ...
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How should I approach my new company regarding lost pay due to late PO approval?

I accepted a position through a recruiter to work at a large company. I gave my two week notice to my now ex-employer. Friday before my agreed upon start date the recruiter calls and says the PO is ...
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What should a candidate do when a start date keeps getting pushed back?

I had a recruiter work with a client who liked me, but due to various things the start date was almost always presented as within a day or two but kept on getting pushed back for weeks. After I was ...