How to Leverage Another Job Offer (The Right Way)

Ms. Career Girl

Some people say the only way to get a real raise is through another job offer, and the numbers back up this claim. Going to your employer with a competing job offer in hand involves some risk. Below is a breakdown of how to leverage another job offer to get what you want—without burning bridges: First, understand the stakes of leveraging an offer. If not, you could lose the job you love and end up with an offer that’s not so great.

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How To Increase Your Chances Of Landing A Job Offer

Career Realism

If you want to land a job offer, there are specific things you should be doing in the interview process that will impress the hiring manager and make you stand out from the competition. How you fit into the company culture is a huge factor in their decision whether to offer you the job or not.

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5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

Interviews Career Tips Job OffersA tremendous amount of time and effort goes into preparing and succeeding in getting a new job. Updating resumes, leveraging your networks, going on interviews, etc. 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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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. If you come across as less than enthusiastic, you won’t get the offer.

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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. Career coach and owner of Rock Career Development Julia Rock breaks down a few factors to keep in mind when it comes to accepting the job offer or turning it down. When you’re looking for work, is it important not to be too eager to accept a job offer? Why is it important for them to refuse a job offer that could be a poor financial move? .

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5 Tips to Maximize Your Job Offer

Career Alley

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. How much are they offering you? – Negotiating a Job Offer ), but you need to know your bottom line.

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Top Things to Consider when Accepting a Job Offer

Career Alley

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. Before the offer of employment is accepted and there is no turning back, there are important questions to be asked. Being equipped with as many facts as you can gather about the role on offer and the responsibilities attached can really help you make an informed decision when it comes to potentially saying yes to a career change.

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10 Things to Consider When Evaluating Job Offers

Career Alley

You got that job offer, now what? Take a look at this special guest post on how to evaluate your job offer (by yours truly) : How To Evaluate New Job Offers While you are there, take a look at the other great articles on careers! Career advice Job Offers We are always eager to hear from our readers. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or suggestions regarding CareerAlley content.

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

These include (a) offer letter, (b) employment agreement, (c) bonus or commissions agreement, (d) stock and stock option plans, (e) “garden leave” agreement, and (f) reimbursement for education loans or relocation expenses, even (g) non-compete agreements.

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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. Rob fills John in the fact that this offer is pretty extraordinary for the company and is way over what they have previously done.

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Startup vs Corporate: Which Job Offer is Right for You?

Ms. Career Girl

But a startup could offer you the chance to get a piece of the company when it’s small, with a big payoff later if it takes off (think Steve Wozniak at Apple). The post Startup vs Corporate: Which Job Offer is Right for You? Featured Job Search News evaluating a startup job offer should you work for a startup? Are you considering whether to join a startup or a big established corporation? Consider these factors first! The Fit.

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The Job Offer Negotiation: Do You Understand It?


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! Second, you need to beat your competition in the contest called interviewing. After all, there’s only one job, and applicants not […].

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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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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 never made lowball offers, either. My job was to make the best offer, an honest and fair offer, even when I discovered underpaid candidates. He thinks they will offer him a job. Colleague is concerned, but says, “Well, okay,” thinking the recruiter will ferry the offer to him. That’s a lowball offer. This is a fair offer.

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

The post We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”: appeared first on Sklover Working Wisdom.

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The Weirdest Careers offered by Hospitals

Career Alley

If you are thinking about moving into the healthcare industry, you have the obvious options of nursing or being a doctor. Career Opportunities Medical Careers

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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. How do you know if it is a good offer?

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5 Jobs That Offer A Flexible Schedule

Career Alley

One thing that a lot of people are now looking for when it comes to their jobs is a flexible schedule. This goes for both part-time and full-time work - whether people are looking for something they can do while raising a family, or a part-time job they can fit around their current full-time one. Career Opportunities jobs

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The Ultimate Guide to Accepting a Job Offer

Professional Resume Services

If you have been in an active job search for a while, or even if you are just starting out, when you finally get that job offer, your tendency is to “jump” at it, sometimes without really giving it much thought. You may think that another offer will never.

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Counter Offers are Counterproductive


Counter Job Offers: We each bring our own personal experiences to the table. One of the search firms where I worked several years ago dealt with a pretty severe counter offer situation. The perfect candidate had been found but when he revealed to his employer that he was taking a new position, a substantial counter offer was placed. Unfortunately, the candidate’s response to the counter surprised even himself, he took the counter offer from his current employer.

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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. However there is something very wrong with showing it, sharing it, divulging its advantages, or offering to leave it for inspection while the applicant’s candidacy is considered without first taking necessary precautions to protect it. Received a Job Offer? “Create with the heart; build with the mind.”.

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College Senior & No Job Offer? Don't Panic!

Ms. Career Girl

The post College Senior & No Job Offer? No job offer? You've worked your butt off for the last four to six years, have a stellar academic record, and now it's April and you have no job offer. No job offer isn't the end. Having no job offer isn't the end of the world - - it's the beginning of a different version of you. The post College Senior & No Job Offer? Don't Panic! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Are you kidding me?

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Offer Letter or Company Plan – Which One Governs?

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Case History 1: Joseph signed an Offer Letter that said the following: “The Company will provide you and your family with health insurance coverage, subject to the terms provisions and conditions of the Company Health Insurance Plan.” So, the “terms and provisions” of the Plan essentially took away what the Offer Letter had seemed to provide Joseph and his family. No other compensation is being offered to you. Received a Job Offer?

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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. Not having the required qualifications is one more reason you might not be getting the job offer. Another major reason for not getting a job offer is your lack of passion for the job. If you are more interested in what the job has to offer you rather than what you have to offer, you will have more chances of being rejected.

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How to read a job offer

Cube Rules

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. There will be long nights of filling out applications, followed by grueling follow up emails, phone calls and, if you’re lucky, interviews. […].

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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). We’ve all been there, we make the decision that it’s time leave our current employer and look for another job. Once […]. Career advice

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The ultimate job offer rule

Cube Rules

You can taste the job offer right after the job interview — sweet! 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. You may think the job interview went great — but you are not the one making the job offer decision. The ultimate job offer rule. A job offer is a job offer.

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Job Offers and Bad Boyfriends.

Ms. Career Girl

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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“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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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. 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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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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4 things to negotiate before accepting a job offer

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 things to negotiate before accepting a job offer appeared first on Ms. We all know that amazing feeling when you get a call from a recruiter with a job offer, saying that you got that awesome job you’ve wanted so badly! And exactly because of this excitement it’s easy to just say “yes” when you receive the job offer, even when you are not fully satisfied with the package offered. Job Search Work job offer negotiation tatiane delamuta

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


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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Things for Recruiters to Consider During the Job Offer

Undercover Recruiter

Things for Recruiters to Consider During the Job Offer Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting benefits Jeff Smith Job Offers Millennials Recruiters Self LenderAs a recruiter, your job is to find the perfect candidate for a company. While a booming job market is great for business, it can present a challenge for finding longtime hires. After all, with more opportunity comes more turnover. Millennials especially have high turnover rates at jobs.

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3 Surefire Signs You Should Turn Down A Job Offer

Career Realism

But when does it make sense to turn down a job offer? Be sure to look out for these clear signs you should turn down a job offer when considering your employment options: The Money Is WAY More Than You Were Expecting It's important to access every job opportunity very carefully. For example, if a company is offering you a lot of money, WAY more money than you were making before, you have to ask yourself why. You have to do your homework before you accept a job offer.

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What Does an Expert Executive Resume Writer Offer?

Professional Resume Services

Read more » The post What Does an Expert Executive Resume Writer Offer? Anyone can write a resume with basic components in it. However, since many people have this strategy, you’ll have a hard time standing out among the large pool of applicants for any given job. The keys to writing an effective resume today are different than they were several years ago. So if you haven’t been. appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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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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What to Offer in Addition to Salary

Hiring Technical People

You should offer other perqs: extra vacation, with or without pay. Uncategorized candidate offer salary negotiation social contractAfter returning from one of the dinners in Brussels at Belgium Testing Days , Mieke Gievers, one of the organizers said, “I don’t think people have the same passion about their jobs. They just want more money.&#. I, of course, disagreed.

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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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5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

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. Not having the required qualifications is one more reason you might not be getting the job offer. Show excitement and confidence during the interview to increase your chances of getting an 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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The Waiting Game: Surviving Job Offer Anxiety

Career Realism

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. Job offer anxiety can even affect job seekers after they have received an offer. For instance, a job seeker may receive a job offer that happens to be their second choice. If you have ever suffered from job offer anxiety, have no fear.

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The “Background-Check” Provision in Offer Letters – A Risk You Should Try to Reduce

Sklover Working Wisdom

Most intriguing to Wilmelma was the new employer’s offer of both a sizable ownership interest in the firm, and carried interest in its major investment fund. When presented with an Offer Letter that included all of the items agreed upon, including her new employer “making her whole” for the losses due to departing with unvested stock, Wilhelma quickly signed it. An Offer Letter is a kind of contract. We offer a 100-Point Master Pre-Resignation Checklist.