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If you’re reading this, chances are you've landed the job of your dreams, and are about to sign an employment contract. Congratulations!
When a job offer has been formally accepted, you will usually receive an employment contract over email, in the form of a written contract. The common misconception is that employment contracts are purposefully confusing, filled with legal jargon and complicated processes - and this simply isn't true. An employment contract is simply a signed agreement between an employer and an employee, which establishes the rights and responsibilities of both parties.
Before you sign on the dotted line, it’s important to understand what goes into an employment contract, and your rights and responsibilities as the employee. So here are 11 things to consider before you sign an employment contract.
Employment contracts can appear difficult to understand – but if you've spent the time applying for graduate jobs, it’s important to read the employment agreement carefully, make sure you know what the job entails and understand your rights as an employee.
Tick off each of the 11 points to consider above – and make sure you understand your employment contract.
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