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Joanne Foy
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I was just sent a job offer&was so excited at the prospect of working at this company. Originally I spoke to the recruiter& he had given me their price range &I had relayed that was not where I wanted to start considering my education & experience. He told me that he was going to pass my resume on & explain because he thought I would be a fit for the job. Honestly the interviews went amazing & I really liked the office and the people.On the interview, I explained that I was surprised they had contacted me because as the hiring manager said I was out of their price range.The job offer was higher than their range as stated by the recruiter but still not where I wanted to be. I have been lucky to have multiple offers which has also made my decision tough.HR sent the final offer but when I sent the negoation email.To reference, my email was full of excitement with just concerns about the wage & looking for the opportunity to speak further. The hiring manager calls me and tells me their price is firm & I say I understand. I ask what the deadline for a decision &all of sudden he says I’m not committed and their rescinding the offer. Mind you my counter offer was $4 more. I was actually tying to really weigh my options since this job was promising so much growth, would it be worth it to take the pay cut.

Am I crazy or is that not normal? I thanked him & hung up. The conversation was going great until I asked for when they wanted my final answer.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated. I have never dealt with this situation before.

#joboffer #advice #interview

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Andrew Lomeli
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Sanitation at Amoretti

When you have come to an agreement on wage, I guess double check the fine print before you say yes or sign something

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Dawn Damon
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I don’t think you were wrong for negotiating. You have education and experience that places you in a bracket. That is where you should always place yourself when looking for employment. Why pay for an education if you can’t pay for it because you don’t make enough money? Some companies just try to take advantage of individuals, they want talent which clearly you are but they don’t want to pay for it. They know that some people don’t value themselves enough and will take it. It was very rude the way he spoke to you as well. Very unprofessional. You will find better

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Michael Mann
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Are you crazy for negotiating? No? Are you crazy for expecting professional behavior from companies in regards to hiring and employment? Yes.

Bottom line is that companies act this way because they can. There will always be someone willing to do the job for less, and possibly poorly. These companies care only about the bottom line--"penny wise and pound foolish" is a saying for a reason. If people would INSIST upon this attitude changing, by refusing to allow companies to get away with this, it wouldn't happen any more, but that will never be the case. We really need to expose companies when they behave like this. They shouldn't have employees.

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Mecca Plaskett
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I recently was in negotiations with Duke university hospital they took forever after the verbal offer to actually talk money and when I counter offered she declined it I said ok I’ll accept and just work two jobs that women called me and said they decided to go in another direction I see companies will offer you peanuts and if you know your worth and try to reach a worthy agreement your opportunity is off the table

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R.C. Salyer
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A lot of cross currents going on the Labor Market right now that could have been factors. Bottom line; I think the H.R. guy got late news and just told you a BS line why they weren't finalizing the deal with you. 1.) First off - Offer's are NEVER in stone - they can always be negotiated. Employer's always have a need more pressing that you trying to get a job with them. They know what ever Dept. you're going to be working in (unless it's a entirely new Project where nothing has started yet), is going to loose money every day you'r not on the job! 2.) H.R. has probably burned through $25-50k in expenses trying to hire you - so time is money to their bottom line. 3.) While there are 100's of thousands of open Job Recs. right now - most companies have been given a healthy slap in the face with "Reality" by the Fed. Res. Chairman, saying he's not taking the foot off the pedal by planning on continually raising % rates. And he WILL have to until the Fed. % Rates are above the Real % Rates = like 8% and they're still down around 4%! A long way to go! Probably 20% of those offer's that you have - are with companies that will be going Bankrupt in the next 1-2 years as those 20% are Zoombie Companies not making really a profit and banks kept them afloat for years and years during the 0 % rate environment. Now banks are letting them know - they won't be renewing their Commercial Lines of Credit or they won't be able to afford them at these new rates! One Financial Analyst flatly states - "40% of all companies can't afford their rent"! So this H.R. Recruiter probably got a late notice telling him to stop "all hiring", but he lied to you about the reason, they're not picking you up. THIS COULD BE A BLESSING IN DISGUISE. 4. I met a guy hired by one of the biggest CATV firms in NYC in the 1982 Mini-Depression. He was located in Ohio. He, left and went ahead of his family and relocated to NYC. He showed up for work, his first day and all the floors were empty. Security Guard said - not this company just went Bankrupt and laid off all these people that are no longer here. He had sold his house - waiting in Escrow and moved to NYC - to a job that vanished by one the bigger companys of it's time. Now he had no house - out all the expenses for a rental in NYC and moving costs - and had to find a new job and home for his family. This Super Cycle Depression will be many times worse that then 1982 Mini Depression or even 1930's Depression. 5. My advise; Go check out the Companies Stock Balance Sheet - in ultimate detail before jumping to a new company nowdays. They might not be around in 1-2 years - no matter how much more they were willing to pay you over another company - They're just not worth working for.

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Jan Cannell
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The person who Interviewed you might simply have gotten the impression that you are indecisive, which is not a sought-after trait in any business.

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Lol WHOEVER U TALKED TO SHOULD BE FIRED

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Steven Solis
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Don’t take the pay cut

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Steven Solis
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Your looking at someone who is trigger happy and basically slammed the front door on , don’t let it bother you bud people like are idiots and they don’t discriminate they treat everyone around them like their quality is not good enough. Bump that he is the problem your actually blessed caus had you got hired you would be dealing with daily. Don’t loos heart keep your mind on the prize making money . There is no power without focus. Keep your head up and try again and again till you find your fit . Jobs needs you in this day and age as much as you need them .

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Matthew Mondschein
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Yes negotiate at all costs ! Good move

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