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Create an offer letter template

Once you create an offer letter template, you can use it every time you want to make a job offer to a prospective employee. It can be customized quickly for each offer you send out.

  1. Navigate to the Documents tab.
  2. Click +Add Document.
  3. Click Create an offer letter template.
  4. Name your offer letter template.
  5. You can use our pre-written template or paste in your own custom text. Remember, you'll have the option to customize this template every time you send out an offer. 
  6. Insert smart text for added customization. Smart text represents fields, like name and salary, that will be automatically filled in when you prepare an offer. 
  7. Please ask the person in charge of hiring to sign this template. Click Save & Continue.
  8. Click Use this offer template now if you’d like to extend an offer immediately.
  9. This offer letter template will now be stored in your Documents tab to customize and send out anytime in the future. You can also review or manage your offers from the People tab of your account. 

Questions & Answers

Q: I already have my own offer letter template, can I just upload that? 

A: While you can't upload your own template, you can certainly copy and paste your preferred text to create a custom offer template in Gusto.

Q: How do I edit an offer letter template later?  

A: Once you create a template you can edit it at any time. Navigate to the Documents tab and click on the "..." icon next to the offer template you wish to edit.