Entry from US English dictionary
A job offer that is retracted if not accepted within a very short period of time: they can’t get first-rate students unless they use pressure tactics like exploding offers
More example sentences
- VCs who make exploding offers are pretty much automatically eliminating all the people with good business sense from their potential universe of companies.
- I want to warn you about one trick that's very common with on-campus recruiters: the cynical "exploding offer."
- It seems to me that a company that accepts an exploding offer is demonstrating a remarkable lack of basic business aptitude.
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Syllabification: ex·plod·ing of·fer
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