Sometimes a delayed start date is just what the doctor ordered for your hiring situation. The candidate likes the opportunity but, for some reason, can’t make a move for another sixty days or so. [...]
In today’s market, you need to be prepared to fight the counter-offer battle. Candidates can open the door to a counter-offer for various reasons. But the reason doesn’t matter when the result is [...]
Estimating risk is often a component of the work you do for the client. As best you can, you do it for yourself when you are going after a new position. So, if you think the offer is a little [...]
Of course, your candidate wants an offer. You could have guessed that. Otherwise, why bother with the whole interview process? What you want to know is how badly. There’s a way to find out.
Just as you are about to accept an offer of a new position, your practice gets a big inflow of work. Your inclination is to delay your departure so you don’t “leave them in the lurch.” [...]
One of the surest routes to frustration starts with unrealistic expectations. And one of the most unrealistic expectations you can have is that a job offer will be better in every way than what [...]