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Should you reconsider that counter offer? (Knowing the right time to leave)
If you are considering leaving your current position, you may have already tendered your resignation. Many companies understand that there is no convenient time to replace any employee and will often encourage them to stay with a counter offer.
While this may be flattering and could allow you to explore the possibility of staying at a place of work with familiar colleagues, accepting a counteroffer is only beneficial in very few circumstances.
An increase in pay is unlikely to correct the underlying issues which prompted you to seek employment elsewhere. In fact, research has shown that in fifty to eighty percent of cases where a counteroffer was accepted, the employee left within a six month period.
Here we discuss why you should definitely reconsider before accepting a counter offer...