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Checklist: Job Offers

Offer Specifics

  • Job title
  • Department, manager's name
  • Start date  
  • Hours of work/schedule
  • Status (full time, part time, regular, temporary, specific duration)
  • Exempt vs. nonexempt status
  • Rate of pay (hourly, weekly or by pay period) and pay period frequency
  • Contingencies on which the offer may be predicated (e.g., drug testing, reference checking, physical exam, security screen)
  • Paid leave benefits
  • Eligibility for health/welfare benefits plans
  • Work location
  • If travel is involved, approximate percent of travel required
  • At-will employment statement

Recommended Attachments

  • Benefits overview/summaries
  • Job description
  • Employee handbook
  • Blank Form I-9 (bring on start date for completion with supporting documents)
  • An employment agreement, noncompete or other restrictive covenants (bring on start date for completion)
  • Affirmative action self-identification form (bring on start date for completion)
  • Emergency contact form (bring completed on start date)
  • If travel is involved, summary of company's reimbursement processes


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