Job Offer

  • 5 Elements of a Job Offer You Can't Refuse

    5 Elements of a Job Offer You Can't Refuse

    The offer isn't all about salary - but should you take it or leave it?

    What employer enticements make an offer too good for you to refuse? Sometimes factors other than salary influence which job offer to accept. Continue Reading

  • Don't Accept An Offer Without Asking These Questions

    Don't Accept An Offer Without Asking These Questions

    Job seekers who have been looking for new opportunities for months, or even years, are unlikely to spend a lot of time and effort evaluating a new offer before signing on the dotted line. If you've been searching for for a long time, you may not have the luxury to turn down an offer. Continue Reading

  • TheLadders' Premium Job Board Is A 'Scam,' New Lawsuit Alleges

    TheLadders' Premium Job Board Is A 'Scam,' New Lawsuit Alleges

    By Vivian Giang Premium job site TheLadders is being sued in a New York federal court on allegations that the company promises users access to exclusive high-paying jobs that don't actually exist. Law firm Bursor & Fisher filed the proposed consumer protection class action suit on Monday on behalf of... Continue Reading

  • 4 Reasons To Turn Down A Job

    4 Reasons To Turn Down A Job

    By Donna Fuscaldo Not all jobs are created equal, which is why you shouldn't feel obligated to accept every offer that comes your way. If taking the job means the difference between living on the street and keeping your house, that's one thing, but if your situation enables you to be picky, career advisors... Continue Reading

  • 5 Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer

    5 Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer

    By Doug Arms Finding the right job is never easy, and a recession that has caused employers to be gun-shy on hiring has made it even harder. So it's easy to understand how it might be tempting to jump at an offer for a job that seems to meet your requirements: full-time with a salary. Yet it's important to... Continue Reading

  • Is It A Mistake To Turn Down A Job Offer If You're Unemployed?

    Is It A Mistake To Turn Down A Job Offer If You're Unemployed?

    Lately I've received more calls than usual for job interviews. I'm very happy about this; but after one particularly promising interview today, I'm surprised that I'm also feeling a little unsettled. I think this employer may be on the verge of making me a job offer. You know how they say, "Be careful what... Continue Reading

  • 3 Surefire Ways To Land A Job You'll Love

    3 Surefire Ways To Land A Job You'll Love

    By Kelly Azevedo A recent Pew study reveals what many people have already observed: re-employed workers -- those who lose their jobs and are then hired elsewhere -- are more likely to consider themselves overqualified for what becomes their current position and are less likely to get a sense of identify from... Continue Reading

  • 5 Ways To Turn An Internship Into A Job Offer

    5 Ways To Turn An Internship Into A Job Offer

    This article was originally featured on Schools.com A recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that more than 61 percent of college students with a paid internship in the for-profit sector received job offers upon graduation. Amber Rinehard was one of those fortunate interns... Continue Reading

  • 5 Big Myths of Salary Negotiation

    5 Big Myths of Salary Negotiation

    How do you make sense of all the salary negotiation tips out there? Sometimes they don't quite add up. "Be tough." "Be flexible." "Tell 'em what you want." "Don't be too obvious." Who's right? Stacey Carroll, HR expert and director of education at online salary database PayScale.com took some time to bust some... Continue Reading

  • New Job? Great! New Job Terms? Get in Writing!

    New Job? Great! New Job Terms? Get in Writing!

    With unemployment so high, many people are just excited to get an offer for work. After months and months of searching, it's easy to want to scream, "Yes, I'll take it!" when the first offer comes along. But before you pull that trigger and pack your lunch, make sure you get everything you need in writing.... Continue Reading

  • Factors to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

    Factors to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

    Robert Half International Searching for a job is hard work. Scanning help-wanted listings, researching companies, sending out customized cover letters and resumes and attending interviews can be tiring and time-consuming. If you're like most job seekers, you're excited -- or at least relieved -- when your... Continue Reading