3 Reasons to Turn Down a “Good” Job Offer
As the economy continues to rebound, more job opportunities are opening up, increasing your chance of landing a new role. Accepting the wrong offer, however, can actually cost you dearly. As one client put it: “I should never have accepted their offer; it was a toxic environment and I was not set up for success, but I was blinded by the money and prestige.” You can reduce the odds of accepting the wrong job offer by asking yourself three questions:
Facing a Tough Career Decision? Here’s How to Make the Right Choice
by Robert Hellmann •Career Change, On-the-job Success
If you’re struggling with a big career decision, your underlying challenge likely involves either: a) properly evaluating the risk associated with a specific action, b) identifying and narrowing down a long list of options, or c) choosing between two or three good options.
While each of these challenges requires a different approach to get to the best decision, they all share the same first step: offloading the decision-making criteria in your brain onto a spreadsheet or sheet of paper, to ensure you’ve captured and accurately weighed them all.
The following techniques will help you to choose the best option when facing any of the scenarios described above.More