Counteroffers are common in recruitment. Our sales recruiters see it a lot within the sales industry. However, it’s a situation many sales companies would like to avoid when trying to…
Counteroffers are common in recruitment. Our sales recruiters see it a lot within the sales industry. However, it’s a situation many sales companies would like to avoid when trying to hire and when trying to retain talent. It can make the hiring and retention process somewhat messy, and it could even lead to losing a great talent.
If you’ve had a lot of employees try to counter your offer of employment, it’s important to question why:
If you are constantly dealing with counteroffers from sales employees and candidates, there is a reason. You just need to dig in and find out what it is.
Here are some proactive steps you can take during the hiring process to reduce the odds of finding yourself in a counteroffer situation:
If you can master the above actions, you’ll be less likely to find yourself in a counteroffer situation when hiring or looking to retain talent in the sales industry.
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Elizabeth is a sales recruiter that has led and developed multiple top sales teams in Canada in the Automotive, Retail, and Sports Industries. With 6+ years of corporate sales experience, she knows what separates a good salesperson from a great salesperson. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Specialization in Marketing and Accounting with Honours from the Schulich School of Business at York University.