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Counter Offers and Career Suicide 2: Career Implications

The short term and long term implications for accepting a counter offer are staggering. When considering the employee’s psyche, it feels great to put your boss in the unenviable position of groveling and begging to retain your services. The employee has believed for a while that he’s worth more and is continually frustrated when he gets passed over for promotion and special assignments.

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Counter Offers and Career Suicide: Part 1

It’s like a Ninja that lurks in distant shadows just waiting to pounce on unsuspecting prey. It’s relentless and indiscriminate with irreparable effects. In the recruiting world, it’s a “dirty word,” almost blasphemous, though it's unavoidable. It’s a dreaded enemy: Counter Offers.

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Keeping Up Momentum in a Job Search

When your job search seems to be dragging on and you're ready to give up, it's essential to stay positive and keep your energy alive. There are a number of ways you can keep going and move forward with your job hunt. By following the simple tips below, you'll be able to revitalize your search and maintain your focus to land the position you've been longing for.