5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

Updating resumes, leveraging your networks, going on interviews, etc. Interviews Career Tips Job OffersA tremendous amount of time and effort goes into preparing and succeeding in getting a new job. Many people face rejection during the job search process and most have no idea why they did not succeed in getting the job. Sometimes it’s obvious (not qualified, your […].

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Tell-tale Signs That You Should Turn Down That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

When it comes to obtaining a job offer and securing a job, there are many factors that go into this process. Tasks such as filling out the application, finding the proper interview attire, preparing the correct responses for the interview, going over your resume… the list can appear to go on and on and be downright daunting for many. When you’re looking for work, is it important not to be too eager to accept a job offer?

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Is This Why You’re Not Getting A Job Offer?

Ms. Career Girl

So it’s quite average to have to endure several companies interviewing you before you finally get an offer. But what if you’re not getting a job offer after even 15 or 20 interviews? Here are ten of the most likely reasons you’re not getting a job offer. When you have all of them under control, there’s sure to be an offer coming in short order. It is important to do your research prior to the interview.

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Have a ‘Pre-Existing Creation?’ Protect it in Interviews and Job Offers

Sklover Working Wisdom

In this blog post, we address both, and the ways prospective employees can and should protect their “pre-existing creations” in the context of interviewing and job offers. In interviews, never share your valuable creation(s) without first taking steps to protect them. To read one of our blog posts entitled “Theft at Interviews: 7 Steps to Avoid It,” just [ click here.]. Attending an Interview? Received a Job Offer?

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5 Tips to Maximize Your Job Offer

Career Alley

You’ve sent countless resumes, spoken with too many recruiters and have had your fair share of interviews. Now you have a job offer, but do you know what you’re worth and do you have a “bottom line”? as well as your “bottom line” (defined as the lowest salary, benefits and other perks at which you would accept an offer and not feel as if you are under selling yourself). Following are some tips and tools to help evaluate a job offer.

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Top Things to Consider when Accepting a Job Offer

Career Alley

Job search can be one of the most stressful and emotional experiences that we face in our adult lives: with career hopes and dreams often hinging on performance in job interviews, the process is one that very few people relish the prospect of. Career advice job offer

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Top Things to Consider when Accepting a Job Offer

Career Alley

It can be one of the most stressful and emotional experiences that we face in our adult lives: with career hopes and dreams often hinging on performance in job interviews, the process is one that very few people relish the prospect of. And even when things go well, and when that long-awaited phone call comes with the good news of a job offer , the journey is not necessarily completed. Another aspect of the interview process that we tend to struggle with is the question of money.

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The Job Offer Negotiation: Do You Understand It?

WorkAlpha

Second, you need to beat your competition in the contest called interviewing. The post The Job Offer Negotiation: Do You Understand It? Job Offer Job Offer Negotiation Negotiation Tips It takes three steps to get a great job. First, you need a good enough résumé and LinkedIn profile to be fished out from an ocean of candidates. Otherwise, you are invisible and irrelevant! After all, there’s only one job, and applicants not […].

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Negotiating Yourself Right Out of an Offer

Career Alley

That will hopefully serve you well, just don’t negotiate yourself right out of an offer. It is important to understand that negotiating a job offer is the beginning of an important relationship between hiring manager and employee. Here’s the story of the candidate who negotiated himself out of an offer, let’s call him John. After a series of phone and on-site interviews, John reaffirms his interest in the opportunity. Henry makes the offer.

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What job offer to choose? These tips will help you to make the right decision!

Ms. Career Girl

It`s good to have a job offer from the one company you really like, but if you don`t have a certain organization in mind, you may be facing the luxury of dealing with multiple job offers. You`ve worked so hard and, let`s face it, you deserve to be choosing between two job offers. This will help you pick up the best offer. So take into consideration career development offered by the company. The post What job offer to choose?

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How to read a job offer

Cube Rules

There will be long nights of filling out applications, followed by grueling follow up emails, phone calls and, if you’re lucky, interviews. […]. Job Search job interview job offer Graduating from college calls for a big celebration, but there’s not much time to let loose before having to officially start the job hunt. It’s a frightening crossroads that is inevitable for most.

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Negotiate Your Salary Offer? Three Stories

Hiring Technical People

When I was a hiring manager, I almost never negotiated the offer I made to candidates. I got to know people during the interviewing. I never made lowball offers, either. My job was to make the best offer, an honest and fair offer, even when I discovered underpaid candidates. Colleague goes on an interview. He thinks they will offer him a job. The company bases the offer on the colleague’s current salary, not what the job is worth.

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Shades of Gray – Offer Letters

Career Alley

One of my friends received a job offer last week. By the end of the day, Paul decided not to take the offer. Second, job offers are not always cut and dry. Of course you need to be reasonable, but you would not get to the offer letter stage if all of the particulars (your comp, your experience, your qualifications, your willingness to see the interview process to its logical conclusion) were not in line with overall expectations. Job Offer Sound Too Good?

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6 Reasons Why You Ain’t Getting A Job Offer

Career Alley

Below are 6 general reasons as to why you may not be getting a job offer: 1. Lack of proper preparation. Many candidates often do not perform proper research about the company when they are called for an interview. Neither do they practice answering questions for the interview. If you hesitate in answering the questions, the interviewer will be sure that you aren’t prepared and have no knowledge about the company.

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The ultimate job offer rule

Cube Rules

You can taste the job offer right after the job interview — sweet! Your company research , practicing interview questions , and designing interview questions for the hiring manager worked beautifully. The interview went so well and the job fits great…now all you have to do is wait for the job offer to come in. But that doesn’t generate a job offer. Your perception doesn’t count in getting a job offer.

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5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

Updating resumes, leveraging your networks, going on interviews, etc. If you’re been rejected when you thought you were sure to get an offer, then you need to figure out went wrong and adjust your approach to be more effective and eliminate reasons why you have not been successful. Following are 5 reasons why you won’t get a job offer: 1. Reading the job description does not qualify as preparing for a job interview. You decide to go on the interview anyway.

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Some Employers Really Act Stupid (and Some Tips on How to Decide Between Multiple Job Offers)

WorkAlpha

As a career coach, I’m often asked to help job seekers evaluate more than one job offer that they’ve received within a short time period. The post Some Employers Really Act Stupid (and Some Tips on How to Decide Between Multiple Job Offers) appeared first on WorkAlpha. Human Resources Interview Job Offer Recruiting Mistakes

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No Strings Attached – The Story of My $2,000 Stipend for Interview Attire

Ms. Career Girl

Mid-career, I was interviewing for a major, global beauty brand, and was surprised by a phone call from the recruiter, saying the brand didn’t want to offend me, but would like to offer me $2,000 to purchase an outfit for my final interview with the head of the company, a man. I’ll admit, I was a little taken aback, wondering what I had worn to the first 14 interviews that had concerned them. But I got over it and said, “I’ll accept the offer, but no obligation.”

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“Can I decline a job offer I already accepted without ‘burning bridges?‘”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Please, Alan, I want to know how to write a resignation letter to a new employer who made me a job offer. I want to keep on good terms with this company that gave me a job offer, and get consideration if this employer has a new job opening in the future. While you cannot be certain that the employer whose offer you accepted, and are now declining, will consider you for other jobs in the future, you can do your best to achieve that result.

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How To Close The Job Interview To Get The Offer

Career Realism

Many job candidates make a huge mistake in their interviews—and you need to make sure it isn’t happening in yours. RELATED : Need some job interview advice? Even though qualified, talented job candidates do a great job of preparing for the interview , researching the company, putting a lot of thought and effort into answering interview questions, and all that…at the end of the interview they fail to ask THE key question that could get them the offer.

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4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Accepting A Job Offer

Career Realism

Receiving a job offer after a long job search is one of the best feelings in the world. Here are four questions you must ask yourself before accepting any job offer. It may be hard to know if you'd work well with the people at a particular company just after a few interviews and handshakes. If you didn't get a good vibe from the people you met during your interviews, then maybe you should think twice about accepting the job offer.

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The Waiting Game: Surviving Job Offer Anxiety

Career Realism

Have you ever felt like you totally rocked an interview? Was my interview not as good as I thought? This inner state of turmoil is often referred to as job offer anxiety. What Is Job Offer Anxiety? via GIPHY Job offer anxiety is the anxiousness and stress one feels usually while waiting for an interview or a call back. In a struggle to answer this question, job seekers start to second guess their interview and writing skills as each day passes.

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Job Fairs Offer Opportunities

Professional Resume Services

Job fairs normally offer employment opportunities at companies in your local community. Job seekers are just as likely to be able to secure an interview at a job fair as they are posting their resume online. Better yet, some job fairs offer on-site interviews during the job fair. Interviewing Job Search Networking Professional Resumes employment interview Job fair job hunt professional resume services resume

Job Offers and Bad Boyfriends.

Ms. Career Girl

Keep your eyes and ears open for red flags that come up during the interview process. Before considering a salary offer, determine whether you’re passionate about the job itself. Think carefully about the opportunities and offers on the table, keeping in mind that your ultimate goal is to feel fulfilled at a company that is equally thrilled to have you on board. One month ago I was dumped. And when I say dumped I mean he’s-just-not-that-into-you style.

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An Agile Approach From Job Offer to Start to Success

Hiring Technical People

If you’re a hiring manager, you might think that once you’ve made the offer you’re home free. They take time to interview. job offer agile hiring candidate cost of a hire Hiring Geeks That Fit Not quite. Maybe you think that once your new hire starts, you’re home free. You don’t get to see the results of your new hire until your new hire is integrated into the day-to-day work of the team. How long does that take? “It depends.”

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“My Offer Letter says ‘Pay or Play.’ What’s that?“

Sklover Working Wisdom

The offer letter I received says that it’s for one year, and is “Pay or Play.” We offer a 152-Point Master Checklist of Employment Negotiation Items to help you “remember everything and not forget anything else.” Here is a typical “Pay or Play” provision in an employment offer letter or contract: “The agreed term of employment is 12 months, called the “Term.” Job offer on the way? Use our Model Response to Offer Letter; Seeking Improvements.

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The “I am Not Restricted” Clause In Offer Letters

Sklover Working Wisdom

A client contacts us quite pleased to have received a job offer, and asks us to do a “simple review” of the offer letter or employment agreement. I explain that many of my clients have accepted job offers they have no legal right to accept, and thus cannot fulfill the duties they have promised to fulfill, all because of one or more agreements they entered into with their present (or even former) employers. Be Prepared to Promise It, but Can You Deliver?

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Common Mistakes That Can Cost You a Job Offer

Professional Resume Services

Receiving a job offer is great, but some mistakes could lead to the offer being withdrawn. You’ve worked so hard to get your executive resume bio in shape to get recognized, land an interview and ultimately get a job offer. Here are some of the common mistakes you need to avoid both before and after receiving a job offer. Don’t tell your interviewer you have another job offer elsewhere if it isn’t true.

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The Job Counter Offer – “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

Career Alley

An initial phone interview led quickly to a face to face, and now you have an offer. You are motivated because of the new company’s work environment, culture, benefits, salary, location, perks, and such so before you know it you’ve accept the offer. Shortly after you give notice, your manager makes a pitch for you to stay on and he makes you a sweeter offer than the new company. And guess what will happen if you stay after accepting the outside offer.

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10 Things to Consider When Getting a Job Offer

Career Alley

A job offer as a result of “proactive job search” is, in a way, a little easier than a job offer that is unsolicited (as in, you were not actively looking for a job). Once you’ve started your job search, you’ve cut the emotional ties and now it’s just a matter of time until you get the right job offer and then you are on your way. You go on a few interviews and then you get a job offer you were not planning on.

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How NOT To Negotiate A Job Offer

The Undercover Recruiter

CVs have been tailored and read; diaries have been coordinated and interviews aced; you’ve fallen into professional love. So why, after all this, do people consistently screw up the job offer? How NOT To Negotiate A Job Offer. Employer Job Search Salary candidate Interview job offer Money onboarding The hard part is over. Here are all the things that go wrong, and how to stop them: Money, money, money: It makes the […].

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How To Evaluate a Job Offer

Career Alley

You’ve received a job offer. The more you know before the offer, the better position you’ll be in. If so, a smaller company may offer you the best fit. Now back to that offer you received, is the compensation package in line with expectations? Again, the more research you’ve done upfront, the better you can evaluate the terms you are being offered. Salaries may be structured to offer an equity piece or bonuses.

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How to Respond to a Counter Offer

The Undercover Recruiter

Before you hand in your resignation one of the things that you must be prepared for is what your response will be if your current employer comes to you with a counter offer. After deciding that you want to leave your current place of work, getting through the interview process with a prospective employer and […]. How to Respond to a Counter Offer.

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Why Didn’t I Get A Job Offer?

Tim's Strategy

So you interviewed. And you thought the interview went pretty well and answered the tough questions correctly. There are many articles explaining effective interviewing techniques , but this article instead focuses what to do when you do not hear back and nor get an offer. It is completely appropriate to send a follow-up letter if you have not heard back from a company after interviewing with them. Smith, I had the pleasure of interviewing with you on April 5.

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Turn Job Interviews Into Job Offers With These Tips

Career Realism

Turn Job Interviews Into Job Offers With These Tips. They understand that a search is only over once you’ve accepted an offer. It doesn’t stop when you receive a call back, it definitely doesn’t stop during the first face-to-face interview, and each and every following interaction is an opportunity to demonstrate value and gain leverage. Related: 10 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting The Job Offer. Get As Much As You Give During Interviews.

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What You Should Accept and Not Accept About Their Salary Offer

WorkAlpha

You find the job listing, you nail the job interview, and then comes your moment of glory, the job offer. You were hoping they would knock your socks off and be able […] The post What You Should Accept and Not Accept About Their Salary Offer appeared first on WorkAlpha. Job Offer Salary Expectations Salary Negotiations You open it with great anticipation, which is then followed by the most deflating feeling possible… the salary isn’t quite what you hoped.

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“Offer Letter differs from Employment Contract; which controls?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: What if there is an inconsistency and difference between the job offer you’ve signed and the employment contract? Answer: Dear Kath: It is more common than you might think that I am contacted by people who received “promises,” “assurances,” or “representations” during recruitment sessions, job interviews, or in offer letters that are not later fulfilled, or are “changed” by employment contracts or other documents.

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4 Interview Tips for Landing the Job

Career Alley

you need to figure out how to best get through the interview so that you leave a lasting impression and increase your chances for getting called back for a second round and, ultimately, getting an offer. Interviews Interviewing Job Interviews telephone Interviews

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How To Decline A Job Offer

Career Realism

It's easy to get excited when an employer is interested in you, especially when you haven't had any luck getting interviews or job offers. How do you decline a job offer? Some of you might be thinking, "Decline a job offer? When you're looking for a job or being offered a job, what the company is looking for is what Riesco calls, a mutual benefit. Declining The Job Offer So, how does one reject an unwanted job offer?

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How to Juggle Multiple Offers–Success

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, After what seems like an interminable period of job-searching, I finally have a job offer in hand. However, last week I interviewed for another job which would also be a spectacularly good fit, and most likely more money. I was the first of the three to interview… I have a job offer — do I tell other companies? Yes, I was the first to interview at the other place.

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An Agile Approach From Job Offer to Start to Success

Hiring Technical People

If you’re a hiring manager, you might think that once you’ve made the offer you’re home free. They take time to interview. HTP job offer agile hiring candidate cost of a hire Hiring Geeks That Fit Not quite. Maybe you think that once your new hire starts, you’re home free. You don’t get to see the results of your new hire until your new hire is integrated into the day-to-day work of the team. How long does that take? “It depends.”

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“Job Offer On the Way? – Consider Asking for a Sign-On Bonus”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Though Carrie did not think of herself as the “teacher-type,” she did agree to an interview, and over her interviews, grew more and more interested in leaving pure sales and moving into the “human capital” field. After learning that she was among the top two candidates, Carrie was eager to accept nearly any decent offer presented. To help you, we offer a 100-Point Master Pre-Resignation Checklist. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.”. Seth Godin.

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Nothing Sells Better than Enthusiasm in the Job Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Job seekers are often surprised when they don’t receive a job offer after an interview. But imagine this scenario: I want to work in your company, but in my interview with you, I sit in a cowering posture and with downcast eyes. Would you want to hire someone who shows so little enthusiasm in the job interview? Unfortunately, many people believe they’ll be offered a job simply because they badly need one.

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