What to say when you get a job offer but you have an interview next week?
“Thanks for making such a great offer. I have one more interview I need to wrap up next week, and I’ll get back to you with my decision shortly thereafter.” In other words: just what you said here. The truth. What you’re doing is nothing unusual.
How often should you interview for a job?
A reader writes: I’ve been job hunting for a few months now, and in the past few weeks I’ve received a number of interviews all at once. I interviewed for one position last week, but in the meantime I also scheduled two interviews at other companies for this week.
Can You rescind a job offer while still interviewing?
Keep interviewing! Establish and maintain the perspective that nothing is certain until you sign on the dotted line with someone. If you’re not really feeling the company that offered you a position and you’d like to hold out for another company’s answer, it’s your right to rescind the offer.
When do companies hold off hiring after an interview?
When a company is going through difficult financial times, they may hold off hiring during or even after an interview. However, few organizations will admit that they have budget constraints, and you might not get an explanation on why your job offer was overturned.
Is the job interview just a job offer?
After all, this is just an interview and not a job offer; you can’t risk ending up with neither position.
Do you get the job then you got another interview?
I got the job — then I got another interview! Dear Matt: I’ve applied for a number of jobs recently and just accepted one that wasn’t my first choice, but it was my only offer. After accepting it, I received a phone call to interview for a job I really wanted.
What should I do if I received a job offer but haven’t heard back?
Here’s the basic scenario: You’ve had a few job interviews, and you received an offer from one of the companies. However, it’s not an offer from your top choice. You’re still waiting to hear back from your preferred employer. What should you do in this situation? What are your options?
What to do when you get a job interview?
Dear Matt: I’ve applied for a number of jobs recently and just accepted one that wasn’t my first choice, but it was my only offer. After accepting it, I received a phone call to interview for a job I really wanted. The problem is, the interview is scheduled for the same day I am supposed to start my new job.