Here's advice on how to handle job offers including evaulating job offers, negotiating a better salary, accepting or declining the offer, and what to do if the company rescinds the offer.
Evaluating a Job Offer
When you receive a job offer, take your time making a decision. Ask the employer any remaining questions you have. You can also ask an employer for time to consider an offer. Then carefully weigh the pros and cons. The employer would prefer that you decline, rather than having you leave a couple of weeks into work. Here's how to evaluate a job offer to make sure it's the right job for you.
Job Offer Checklist
When considering a job offer, be sure to take into account the entire compensation package, not just the salary. Consider the benefits and perks, the time you would spend traveling, hours, and company culture. Really take the time to weigh the pros and cons. Use this checklist to ensure that you have considered all the alternatives and weighed all the options prior to making a decision to accept the position.
Negotiating Job Offers
Tips and advice on how to evaluate a job offer, negotiate salary and benefits, and make a counter offer if you want to get a higher salary when you receive a job offer from an employer.
What's the best way to make a counter offer? When should you stop negotiating and accept or reject a salary offer? Here are tips on how and when to counter when you have received a job offer.
Accepting a Job Offer
When accepting job offer, write a polite, formal letter. If youâre accepting, this provides you a chance to confirm the details of the offer. Here's how to accept a job offer.
Declining a Job Offer
If youâre rejecting the job offer, a letter will help you maintain a positive relationship with the employer, which will be important if you ever apply for another position. Here's how to decline a job offer.
Rescinded Job Offers
Unfortunately, sometimes job offers get rescinded. What can you do if you have accepted a job offer and the company withdraws it? Here's information on your rights when a job offer is revoked.
Job Offer Letters
Review sample letters and email messages for accepting or rejecting a job offer, for making a counter offer letter and to say thank you for a job offer.