When I arrived at the final interview on-site, HR said "your background check came back great, so we will be able to make an offer if all goes well!' before my series of meetings.
The offer sheet came via email as expected, but has language "contingent upon background and reference check, along with agreed upon start date"
We have nailed down a start date, which is manually entered on the document, but how does the wording play into me giving my two weeks? I dont have anything to hide, but any conditionality always freak me out to some extent.
Is there a way to confirm that all employer initiatives are all set and that there is no more researching/digging to be done? A way to phrase the question to my new firm with regards to respecting the process and confidently giving my 2 weeks?
job offer contingent on background check
This is normal practice for a job offer to be contingent on a background check. However, in the instance described by the OP, it is fair to ask your next employer when to expect the completion of the process so you can give your two weeks notice to your current employer. You should not give your two weeks notice until the third party diligence process is over.
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