3 Tips for Handling an On-the-Spot Job Offer
Pat yourself on the back, because you just nailed the interview. It was a long, exhausting day that left you with a lot to think about, but now you’re just focused on rewarding yourself with a glass of wine and a Netflix binge. Except – wait – what’s this? Your interview finished minutes ago, and these guys are offering you the job! Oh, by the way, they need to know if you’ll accept within 24 hours.
These on-the-spot job offers are becoming increasingly common, says Ryan Sutton, a district president for the specialized staffing firm Robert Half. “Companies, rightfully so, are afraid they might not have the opportunity to get a candidate back in for one more step,” he says.