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Being offered a job

So, you have been offered a job - congratulations!

However accepting a new job can be a daunting step, especially if it is a big change in your career. It is important to handle job offers carefully, especially if you have interviewed for other jobs and are still waiting for the results.

This section gives guidance on the various different situations you might face when accepting job offers:

Referencing and other checks

After you have been offered a job most employers will commence their referencing procedures. This section provides some guidance on the common references requested along with some top tips on how to help the process along.

The most important advice is to ensure that you:

  • Know what references they are requesting
  • Ensure that you provide any additional information swiftly
  • Contact your referees to ensure that they expecting the reference request
  • Keep in touch with your recruiting manager throughout the referencing process

Here are some tips about various aspects of employment checks:

Last updated: October 2019