Evaluating and Negotiating Your Job Offers
Congratulations! You’ve found a job! Before signing an employer offer, make sure it is the right job for you. You’ll need to evaluate the offer (possibly comparing it to other offers) and negotiate, if necessary.
- Factors to Consider When Evaluating Your Offers
- The Negotiation Process
- Accepting and Rejecting Offers
- Frequently Asked Questions
- The Background Check (pdf)
- Employer Job Offer Tips
- Employer Salary Negotiation Tips
- Cost of Living Index (pdf) - from the Career Planning Handbook
Life After Stanford
Welcome to the Real World! Starting your life after Stanford can be both exciting and scary. You may have a new job and a new place to live; perhaps you are living in a new city, away from friends and family. Change is a process with lots of ups and downs. The information below addresses some topics and issues that Stanford graduates have encountered over the years.
At Your New Job
This section will provide information on such topics as working effectively with your supervisor and co-workers, understanding your work environment and managing stress.
Living On Your Own
This section discusses your personal finances, connecting with the community around you and CDC resources.
- Budget Worksheet (pdf)
This portion of the website contains a checklist and information on financial living for recent graduates.
- Forbes Article: 10 Things Every College Grad Needs to Know About Money