This is a very expensive failure of your recruitment process because at the time of the offer you have completed around 95% of the necessary…Continue
Having recently read a number of blogs on this subject I feel compelled to write this as I believe most articles are very one sided in their viewpoint. Most are focused on outlining to candidates the many reasons why, when they resign, they should not be tempted to stay by a counter offer. I don’t think I have read anything explaining the reasons why you SHOULD accept a counter offer but here’s the thing - there are times and there are circumstances when…Continue
Have you ever sourced the Best Candidate; sold them on the opportunity with your company or client; worked with them through the interview process, answering their questions; helped the hiring manager determine the best compensation package; extend the offer that they accepted; and then lost the candidate to a counter offer? If you have been in the recruitment business for any amount of time, you have experienced that sinking feeling when they stop returning your calls.
The question made me remember my recruitment consultancy training of how to handle such situations. Fortunately, now possessing the in-house experience I was in a better position to offer balanced(ish) advice for…Continue
Added by Ben on April 13, 2011 at 4:11pm — No Comments
A few years back I wrote an instruction sheet for candidates on how to look at a counter offer when they are presented with one at the resignation stage.
The content is fairly old school and you have probably seen it and said it to your candidates before, but for those of you that need a refresher or are new to the industry feel free to use and distribute it.
This always helped me with some counter offer situations but alas not all of them. Hope it works for…Continue
Added by Alisa Tazioli on December 16, 2009 at 3:23pm — No Comments