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Exactly How to Respond to a Job Offer via Email (With Examples)

If that job offer you just got signals a happy end to your search, you might immediately want to text all your friends, pop the bubbly, and cue the imaginary marching band to mark the sheer magnitude of this moment. …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Employers Ghosting Applicants | What to Do If You Don’t Hear Back

Illustration by Marian Blair

So, you had a great job interview. You communicated confidence and competence, fielded every weird interview question, and sent a follow-up email thanking your prospective employer for their time.

And then, nothing.

If this sounds familiar, …

By Angel Eduardo - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

When’s the last time you read a job description? If you’re currently job hunting, your immediate answer might be something like “last night” or “a few minutes ago.” But ask yourself: When’s the last time you really read a job …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Decline a Job Offer via Email | Template Toolbox

Illustration by Marian Blair

If, after getting a job offer you decide to turn it down, it’s important that you do it in a way that comes across as professional and appreciative. If you’re considering declining an offer via email, …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Hiring Managers’ 4 Biggest Concerns and How to Proactively Address Them

To continue to move along in the recruiting process and eventually get the job you want, you need to address the main concerns of hiring managers. So, what follows are what hiring managers are most concerned with regarding your candidacy—along …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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