Definition of Rescinded Offer

When an employer withdraws a job offer after it has been made to a job candidate. This can occur due to a variety of reasons, such as new information that causes the employer to reconsider their decision or a change in a candidate’s circumstances.

Example: The company was concerned about declining revenues from a potential recession, so the company's management decided to rescinded offers to new employees who were scheduled to start in the next month.

Variations: job offer rescinded

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The definition for "Rescinded Offer" was last updated in 2023.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.
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Date: 06/13/2024

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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