Definition of Offer Letter

A document that a company sends to a person with a job offer. This usually includes the start date for the job, compensation details, benefits, job location, job title, and any agreements that need to be signed.

Example: After a tough interview process, the candidate was excited to receive the offer letter from the company. He signed the offer letter, returned it to the recruiter, and looked forward to his start date in the role.

Variations: job offer letter, employment offer letter

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The definition for "Offer Letter" was last updated in 2023.

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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Word of the Day

Date: 06/20/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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