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Top tips for making a job offer
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Top tips for making a job offer


Are you about to make a job offer? These useful tips will help to ensure a smooth onboarding experience for your next employee.

New year, new team member? You may have found the right candidate and now need to make them a job offer to get them on board to start work as soon as possible.

Some useful tips include:

  • If working with a recruitment partner, make the job offer through them to keep communication for the candidate consistent and your consultant will be on hand to advise you every step of the way.
  • Make sure that you have all the information ready with regard to the package on offer, including basic salary, commission structure details (if applicable), car or car allowance policy and all other benefits.
  • Try to ensure that you can accommodate a quick start date, so that the candidate cannot be tempted to continue their job seeking.
  • Where possible, email the offer letter as soon as the candidate confirms verbal acceptance of your offer and follow up with a hard copy via the post.
  • If the offer is subject to references, medical or credit checks, ensure you have all the information you need from the candidate.
  • Keep in regular contact with your recruitment consultant and the candidate throughout their notice period, to answer any questions that may arise.
  • Make sure that the candidate has full joining instructions for their start date.

If you’ve found the right candidate and are considering making a job offer, remember these useful tips to ensure a smooth onboarding experience. If you have any questions or need further assistance when making a job offer, speak to us today – our friendly team will be happy to assist you.


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