• What to Do If a Job Offer Falls Through
    It doesn’t happen often, but it does happen. A company offers you a job, but before you can start your first day, the offer falls through. Whatever the reasons (if any), you have to start your job search all over again. Here’s what to do.
  • How to Turn Down a Job Offer You Already Accepted
    After a long and trying search, you were finally offered a job, which you eagerly accepted. But then things changed. Maybe another company called with a better offer, or you decided to go grad school, or your partner accepted a dream job in another state. Whatever the case, you’re going to have t...
  • 5 Reasons Why Candidates Aren’t Accepting Your Job Offer
    After several rounds of interviews with potential hires, you've finally found an ideal candidate who expresses an interest in the position. You get excited thinking about nailing down the final details in your next conversation to seal the deal. Instead, you're shocked to find your offer is polit...
  • How to Respond to An Unusually Low (Or High) Job Offer
    Your third job interview is winding down, and your future boss finally makes a financial offer. But the salary is much lower than you expected. Or (good problem to have) the salary is much higher than you ever dreamed. What you do next can make a huge difference in your long-term finances. Here a...
  • 5 Things You Need To Know Before Accepting A Job Offer
    You’ve probably had to investigate hundreds of potential opportunities, send out dozens of resumes, beat out a hundred other qualified applicants, and impress during several nerve-racking interviews to get this job offer. But before you accept, you have to ensure the new position will support you...
  • How to Turn Down a Job Offer When it Isn't Perfect
    When you’re looking for a new job, you’re bound to apply to certain places that are less than perfectly suited for you. Whatever the case, you could find yourself offered a job you really don’t want to take. Awkward, right? So how do you get out of this sticky situation gracefully? The following ...
  • 5 Nontraditional Things It's OK to Negotiate In Your Job Offer
    You have one more potential hurdle to cross before you accept your job offer—negotiating your compensation package. Salary is clearly the big-ticket item people focus on. You shouldn't dismiss this figure, but keep in mind there are other valuable perks you can pursue. Here’s what you should be n...
  • 10 Surefire Ways to Turn Your Internship into a Job Offer
    Internships are the ideal way for students to gain professional experience and "try on" different work environments—but they're also an excellent way for employers to test out potential hires. If you want to turn your internship into a full-time position, follow these 10 tips.
  • How to Leverage a Job Offer from Another Company to Earn You More Money with Your Current Employer
    You have the offer, but what if your current company counteroffers--and for more money? Find out how to leverage a job offer from another company to earn more money with your current employer.
  • How to Decide Between Two Equally Great Job Offers
    While some job seekers find themselves in a transitionary period of life attempting to gain meaningful employment, a few lucky ones find themselves having the luxury of being in the driver’s seat upon receiving more than one job offer. If you ever find yourself at a crossroads between two compani...
  • The Importance of Following up on Verbal Offers in Writing
    Congratulations, you got a job offer! The hiring manager called and gave you the terms over the phone, and you accepted. But you're not done yet. The next step is to get that offer in writing. Here's why.
  • How to Ensure you were Given an Appropriate Offer
    While the job offer will certainly provide a nice boost of confidence, it might not be right for you. It’s crucial to garner the skills necessary to evaluate job offers. How can you tell if an offer is right for you? Let’s find out.
  • How to Decline an Offer (But Leave the Door Open)
    Congratulations! You got the job offer. But something isn’t quite right. Here’s how to decline an offer while leaving the door open for the future.
  • How To Negotiate Your Start Date—And Other Parts Of Your Offer
    You just got a job offer. But there’s a problem. They want you to start in two weeks, but you don't want to start for another month. What should you do? Here are our tips on how to negotiate your start date in your job offer.
  • When Is It Appropriate to Tell People About Your New Job?
    Receiving a job offer is the best. Your job search has come to an end, and those feelings of stress and depression have been washed away by a rush of pride now that someone has recognized your value as an employee. You’re pumped to start a brand-new chapter in your life, and you can’t wait to tel...
  • Why You Should Think Twice before Accepting an Offer with a Competing Company
    Sometimes you should think twice before accepting an offer with a competing company. Experts say hopping to another job that isn’t right either could lead to career suicide.
  • How to Combat Pushback On Salary
    For most people there’s no aspect of a job more important than salary. It’s a big reason why potential candidates don’t accept offers, and it often determines whether a person is willing to leave a current position—which is why it’s never a good idea to lowball an offer. So what do you do about e...
  • 5 Reasons Why Making Lowball Offers is Counterproductive
    If you want to attract the best talent, keep them engaged, and enjoy stronger employee-retention rates, you'll want to make, at the very least, fair and competitive salary offers. Making lowball offers is a counterproductive tactic. Here are five reasons why:
  • How To Use Linkedin To Enhance Your Job Search
    Are you looking for a job or always keeping your eyes peeled for that next awesome opportunity? Many people are using LinkedIn as a tool to help pave the path to their next career milestone. The popular professional network can be a good complement to your job search.
  • Are You Getting the Benefits You Deserve?
    Job-seekers tend to focus on salary first and foremost, but your paycheck is only part of the equation. Benefits account for nearly 31 percent of a private-sector employee's compensation package and 37 percent of a public-sector employee's. Are you getting the benefits you deserve?