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Handling counteroffers, a new team, and buyers remorse

We have compiled everything you need to know about making the right decisions for your future.

No matter how qualified or deserving we are, we will never reach a better life until we can imagine it for ourselves and allow ourselves to have it. - Richard Bach

Changing careers or even starting out in a career can be a daunting task, especially if you aren't sure how to handle the process that leads up to it. We have asked our experts to give you all the advice you need to handle counteroffers, adjusting to your new environment, and dealing with buyers remorse in a new job.

Dealing with counteroffers can be challenging. Depending on your circumstances, from your career objectives to your financial demands, you should decide if it's best to stay or leave.

Although most counteroffers include a compensation increase, leaving a job is rarely motivated primarily by financial considerations.

Many people look for work somewhere to improve their work-life balance, to take on more responsibility and gain more experience, or to work in a more exciting setting.

Consider the primary reason you started your search for a new position and determine whether the counteroffer will satisfy all your needs.

Be supportive – when communication is focused on giving rather than getting, it takes the team to a whole new level.

Be curious – true connection comes from being genuinely interested in your team members as people.

Be vulnerable – teams are like little communities, and they develop only when the people in them don’t posture with one another. We need to communicate honestly with each other and be willing to drop the ever-present mask of composure when needed.

Teams succeed or fail based on the way that team members communicate with each other this therefore remains a skill that must be mastered as soon as possible.

Don’t accept a job on impulse.

Make an informed decision. Research, Research, Research….and ask questions and lots of them!

Be confident in your ability – you were successful in your previous jobs, no reason for you to believe that you will not excel in the new role – they did choose you over other candidates that applied!

Always be positive, don’t dwell on the negative.

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