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So you've handed in your notice and are ready to start a new job. But then your boss offers you a counteroffer - more money, more flexibility... now you're in a conundrum: should you stay or should you go with your gut instinct and accept the new job? Let Aimee show you how to assess the options, understand the reason behind the offer and identify what is best for you in the long run.
- Why you quit in the first place
- The reasons behind the counter offer
- What can happen when you accept a counter offer
- The pros and cons of staying
Hi, I’m Aimee Bateman, career coach, founder and CEO of Careercake.com and this is this course I’m going to talk you about a counter offer. So what is a counter offer? And how do you best deal with one.
Now in this course we are going to look at a counter offer in a very specific situation. A counter offer can be made by a company when they learn that the current employee has received another job offer from another company. So you go to give the employer your resignation. And guess what? They give you more money, they offer to give you more incentives not to leave them. So that’s their counter offer. But should you accept it and that’s the really big question isn’t it?
What we are going to do in this course is help you figure it out. We are going to look at a few things, just to get things going in your mind to make sure you make the right decision.
We will look at...
Why you quit in the first place
The reasons behind the counter offer
What can happen when you accept a counter offer
The pros and cons of staying
Now I get emailed about this topic a lot. Your emails are often very lengthy and I can really feel the anguish behind your words a lot of the time. And that’s because this matters. This is a big deal and I get it.
So let’s dive in.