Ask These Questions Before Accepting That Job Offer

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition When times are challenging, it’s easy to tell yourself that you’ll take any job you can get. However, it’s generally wise to be prudent. Accepting a job offer can alter the course of your life. You may have to move to a new city and adapt to a […]

5 Tips to Get the Salary You Deserve

5 Tips to Get the Salary You Deserve

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Do you feel that you’re underpaid and under appreciated at work? Staying in a position that you feel doesn’t pay what you deserve is a career mistake. It’s important to your financial future to take action to bring this issue to the attention of your employer and get […]

Negotiate a Job Offer for Maximum Financial Benefit

Negotiate a Job Offer for Maximum Financial Benefit

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Getting any job offer is an exciting time. A new job can change your life and your circumstances. Whether it’s your first job out of college, your first management position, or your first executive role, you’re entitled to be excited. However, the process isn’t completed yet. Negotiating your […]

Why Accepting A Counteroffer Is A Bad Idea

I Quit… Please Stay. Now What?! – J.T. O’Donnell for LinkedIn, March 9th, 2015 J.T. O’Donnell, CEO of CAREEREALISM, shares her professional and sage opinion why you shouldn’t accept a counteroffer from your current employer once you’ve already told them you’re quitting.  She begins… Let’s say you’ve been with a company for a while. A couple […]

Counteroffers 101

The Truth About Counteroffers “Although you think you’re staying, you’re really still leaving, but now it will be on their terms, not yours.” A counteroffer is merely any type of inducement your current employer uses to dissuade you from leaving, once you have submitted your resignation.  They invariably involve some type of a promise from […]