Job offers should work this way.
1. The company makes a job offer.
2. The candidate makes a counteroffer.
4. The candidate either accepts or rejects the offer.
But, sometimes, companies stop everything after step two and revoke the offer. It’s not a common occurrence–most companies expect that you will negotiate–but it does happen. There are a few reasons companies yank back an offer.
The candidate makes a ridiculous counteroffer
If you get a job offer at $50,000 and counter with $90,000 and a company car, I won’t blame the company one bit for revoking the offer. You’re so far out of the range that it’s clear that negotiation will go nowhere.
To keep reading, click here: Why Companies Revoke Job Offers When You Try to Negotiate
Have you ever revoked a job offer, or had one revoked from you? I’d love to hear your stories. Send them to EvilHRLady@gmail.com.