Deciding to find a new job can be the result of feeling undervalued in your current position or of wanting to find a position that is better suited to your skills and career plan, and once you have found a new role, it is usually an exciting time. However, it is fairly common for your current employer to consider making a counter offer in an attempt to persuade you to stay.
If you have received a counter offer after being offered another job with a different employer, you will probably want to consider your options carefully. Many people are tempted by the promises of a counter offer, especially if they are offered more money or a promotion to a role they are more interested in, but research shows that many who accept a counter offer will be seeking new roles again within six months. This is not a decision to take lightly, and the following questions may help you to make up your mind.
Consider the following carefully:
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Joe Robbins is co-founder of CareerWise Recruitment. A graduate of the University of Limerick (Degree in Business Studies, 1985), Joe worked in the UK for five years where he specialised in materials management, production management and plant management for a number of companies.
He returned to Ireland in 1992 to become Operations Manager for a Cork-based start-up, FMC Automotive Division which was subsequently taken over by Snap-on Equipment. Joe managed the business re-location of this company to Shannon in 1997 before setting up CareerWise Recruitment in 1999.
He is a committee member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Mid-West region, and a former Director and Vice President of the Shannon Chamber of Commerce. Joe is former Chairperson of the Sixmilebridge Camogie Club and current Chairperson of the Clare County Camogie Board.
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