Counteroffers are becoming more common. Companies are taking action to keep their best people in-house. More companies are trying to poach good people. Top-performing employees are also less willing to…
Counteroffers are becoming more common. Companies are taking action to keep their best people in-house. More companies are trying to poach good people. Top-performing employees are also less willing to stay with a company where they feel undervalued. Overall, employees, including sales professionals, are more likely than ever to make a career move.
If you are planning to leave your current employer and move on to another sales organization, you could receive a counteroffer. But it may not be in your best interests to accept it, even if it’s very enticing. We’ll explain to you below why it’s not a good move to accept a counteroffer and how you should turn it down the right way:
If you have already taken the steps to interview for a new job and have received an offer of employment, you have a reason for wanting to leave in the first place. Don’t lose sight of this just because your employer chooses to make you a counteroffer:
There is a right way and a wrong way to turn down a counteroffer. Here is the best way to approach the situation:
Rhys is a tenacious, top performing Senior Sales Recruiter with 15+ years of focused experience in the Digital Media, Mobile, Software, Technology and B2B verticals. He has a successful track record of headhunting top performing sales candidates for some of the most exciting brands in North America. He is a Certified Recruitment Specialist (CRS) and has expert experience in prospecting new business, client retention/renewals and managing top performing sales and recruitment teams. Rhys enjoys spending quality time with his wife, son, and daughters, BBQing on a hot summer day and tropical vacations.