Counter Offer Truths

  1. Where is the money for the Counter Offer coming from? Is it your next raise, early? All companies have strict wage and salary guidelines, which must be followed.
  2. What type of company do you work for if you have to threaten to resign before they give you what you are worth?
  3. Your company will immediately start looking for a new person at a lower starting salary.
  4. When times get tough, your employer will begin to cut back with you.
  5. When promotion time comes around, you employer will remember who was loyal and who was not.
  6. The same circumstances that now cause you to consider a change will repeat themselves in the future, even if you accept a Counter Offer. Why did you start looking to begin with?
  7. You have now made your employer aware that you are unhappy. From this day on, your loyalty will always be in question.
  8. Accepting a Counter Offer is an insult to your intelligence and a blow to your personal pride; knowing that you were bought.
  9. Once the word gets out, the relationship that you now enjoy with your coworkers will never be the same. You will lose the personal satisfaction of peer-group acceptance.
  10. Statistics show that if you accept a Counter Offer, the probability of your voluntarily leaving in six months or being let go within one year is extremely high.