Making a Job Offer
Guidance on how to choose between applicants, making a job offer and what to do if it is rejected
You've done the interviews and now it's time. That all important decision about choosing who to hire. Not quite sure how to choose? Reed have got you covered. Read our articles below on the whole process; from making that initial decision, how to respond if your offer is rejected – and all of the paperwork in-between.
Read our offering process advice articles below:
- How to choose between candidates
The key factors to use in your decision to decide who you should hire
- How to make a job offer
Find out the essential details here
- Compensation and benefits
The key elements you could include in your compensation package
- Negotiating a job offer
Find out how to overcome the hurdles and successfully make a job offer here
- What to do if your offer is rejected
Find out how to create a win-win situation for everyone if your offer is rejected
- Writing a job offer letter
How to write a standout formal job offer letter to your new employee
- Job offer letter template
A template for writing a job offer letter for your next hire
- Reference check questions
Find out why you should carry out a reference check and how to do it
Looking for more advice?
Although it's important effectively making a job offer is just one part of the recruitment process if you hope to bag your ideal candidate. For advice on everything from advertising to interviews, just have a read through of our other employer advice categories below.
- Advertising and sourcing candidates
Guidance on job specs and adverts, using social media to recruit and evaluating your applicants
- Should I use a recruitment agency?
How an agency can save you time and money, and whether it is right for you
- Interviewing and screening
Guidance on how to conduct interviews, top 5 questions to ask and how to close the interview
- Onboarding and orientation
Best practice for onboarding and making your new hire feel welcome
- Communication and teamwork
Advice on motivating your staff, defining company culture and establishing a positive environment