(8.7) Ready to Accept a Job Offer? Read These Documents Carefully First

When your perseverance and hard work pay off in the form of a job offer, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment and immediately say “yes.”

But before you accept any employment offer, it’s important to carefully review all the documents that are part of the employment agreement.

It’s a given that you evaluate the financial aspects of any job offer, including salary, benefits and PTO. If anything falls short of your expectations, you’ll likely negotiate to achieve a comprise that pleases you and your employer-to-be.

Reviewing employment agreement documents is no different. You need to know the fine print of what you’re being asked to agree to, and if you come across something that raises a flag, you’ll want to see if you can negotiate a compromise.

Here are the key documents you should examine closely before officially accepting any job offer:

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