WWYD: No offer details a month after a verbal offer.

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As Jay-Z so eloquently put it: on to the next one!

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Agreed! I would personally start to look for other things - never put your eggs in one basket!

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If it’s something you’re really suited for then be on them like white on rice!!!!!! I was in the same boat! It’s a brand new position within the company. I’ve been waiting for a little over a month after the first verbal agreement. But my company has been expanding at an insane rate so I know everyone is busy and dealing with a million things. Just got my official title change to “Director” today because I asked earlier in the week if it’d be possible to have the written agreement by the end of this week. They told me yes and after sending out a follow up email this morning, I called to confirm that is was received. I asked if it could be sent over and finalized by the morning and I was told yes. They sent it over just an hour ago 😅 Good luck!!

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As long as they are still giving you updates and not ghosting! Check in and try and get more concrete information. Could be as simple as letting them know you are still excited, and wanted to follow up on timeline so you can start making arrangements with your current employer.
In the meantime keep your search active, sometimes the new roles don't receive approvals to become reality.

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Thank you! I have actually been using almost that exact language, but am just told they'll let me know

I know the immediate answer is going to be that this a red flag and to give up most likely, but hear me out.

This job would pay likely 30-50 percent more than I make now, and I'm pretty miserable in my current job to where I've considered quitting despite not having anything truly lined up yet.

I've also read online that this company is pretty bad generally in the prehire phase but amazing once you actually work there.

If it were any other company, I would have backed out looong ago. But the company is a "dream company" for me and it's the exact role I want.

So more context: around a month ago, I was given a verbal offer as far as saying they are going to hire me and really want me. However, they're hiring me into a brand new role vs the one I interviewed for. This new role is even more suited to my skills. Since the role was still awaiting approvals and essentially didn't exist yet, I was aware that it'd take some time to get an actual offer.

I didn't think it'd take a month to get some base details at least in writing though, as I was told it should be a week or two originally. I will note, I always get a reply when I check in so I'm not being ghosted. I'm just told each time that I'll be notified when there's more info.

Should I bother to keep checking in every 10-14 days? Or just give up and go for a 'hope for the best, prepare for the worst' mindset when it comes to getting a real offer?

Additional note: I have been continuing to look for other roles, but haven't found much of interest in the last few weeks to even apply to.

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Wondering now if it would be appropriate to ask for a deadline by now rather than a timeline? And how to word that ask if so?

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