Will FB google ask for offer letter

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Sep 15 28 Comments

Will FB or Google ask for offer letter as proof of competing offer? Worried about negotiating .. if I exaggerated a little

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  • New / Product shitz
    Dont lie.
    Sep 15 0
  • Google Shinjuku
    If it’s extremely out of band yes. If not, they’ll take your word.

    Also, G and FB don’t give written offers until you’re agreed to terms. They’ll give verbal offer first. Nothing stopping you from saying you have verbal offer.
    Sep 15 10
    • Google Shinjuku
      Just going by the data points I have. G, FB, Li did not ask to see offers. None of the people I discussed this with at work were asked to show proof. YMMV
      Sep 15
    • Facebook easzss
      Google and FB both explicitly asked to see my offer letters
      Sep 15
    • Axtria foiba
      @easzss was the counter offer significantly higher? How did you show them if you didn't have any written offer then, or did you?
      Sep 15
    • Google 57999
      Wrong, they do give written letters.
      Sep 16
    • Facebook easzss
      They asked for my google letter which I had and vice versa. It's not truly final until they stop printing it.
      Sep 16
  • Facebook easzss
    bad mistake
    Sep 15 0
  • New / Eng
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    You didn't "exaggerate a little", you lied to your potential employer. I hope they find out because that's a huge red flag.
    Sep 15 2
    • LinkedIn poke.
      OP
      I didn't say I did it was a hypothetical situation 🙂
      Sep 15
    • Amazon 🤠==8
      Hypothetical 🤔 might as well ask for a friend.

      Lying is not a great way to start off with a potential employer. People often don't realize how bad they are at lying and give off small tells.
      Just get real competing offers.
      Sep 15
  • Uber / Eng Shakakan
    Don’t do it.
    Sep 15 0
  • Apple vnqoza
    Yes they will. They asked me for proof, i didnt bs them so it worked out. Without proof they told me the competing offer “cannot be considered”. This was G.
    Sep 15 4
    • Microsoft oftgroct
      Yes g has a policy to ask offers
      Sep 15
    • LinkedIn poke.
      OP
      Not fb tho right
      Sep 15
    • Microsoft oftgroct
      Nope, they didn’t ask me for proof a month back
      Sep 15
    • LinkedIn poke.
      OP
      Lit
      Sep 15
  • Microsoft codecov
    Depends on where your morales are.
    Sep 15 0
  • Microsoft techladki
    To all those dating don't exaggerate pay, is it purely for moral reasons or do you think it is bad career idea?
    Sep 15 1
    • Facebook / Retail bookfacer
      Likely moral.
      Sep 15
  • Microsoft mj__tr
    Google asked, Facebook didn't for me.
    Sep 15 0
  • Microsoft / Eng going
    They may not ask, but they know what would offer from other competitors would look like. So, you should know how much to lie.
    Sep 15 0
  • Pivotal phewchild
    I don't think they'll ask but trust your word. That's a guess though
    Sep 15 0