The following ten reasons for NOT accepting a
counter offer have stood the test of time for
many years. As experienced recruiters and managers,
the partners of Impact Executive Selection Pty Ltd can assert
that the reasons below are as valid today as when
they were first published several decades ago.
You always need to consider counter offers from
your current employer carefully, but please realise
that more than two or three of the following reasons
will apply to you.
||You should not have to threaten to resign
to get what you are worth!
||All companies have strict salary guidelines
and relativities. Is your increased pay coming
out of your next raise?
||Now your employer knows you are unhappy
- and your loyalty will always be in question.
||Your reasons for considering a change will
repeat themselves – even if you accept
a counter offer.
||Even if you accept a counter offer, statistics
show you will probably leave within six months
or be let go within a year.
||A counter offer is an insult to your intelligence
and blow to your pride – knowing you
||Will your employer consider your loyalty
when promotion time comes around?
||You’ll be the first to go when times
||Your relationship with co-workers will change.
You will lose peer group acceptance.
||Your company may start to look for your