Why Companies Revoke Job Offers When You Try to Negotiate

by Evil HR Lady on December 16, 2019

Job offers should work this way. 

1. The company makes a job offer.

2. The candidate makes a counteroffer.

3. Negotiation.

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.

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