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What to do when you’ve been counter offered

By |2022-07-26T17:43:55+01:00July 26th, 2022|HR, HR Tips|

Maybe you’ve been there before.. or maybe you came across this post because you are seeking clarity. You’ve been offered your new dream role, you’ve handed in your notice, and you are so excited for your new chapter. Except your current employer says we will match your new salary, or give you more. You’ve been counter offered! This is not uncommon, as in this market, employers want to keep hold of you as they are finding it hard to find the right skillsets and culture fit. Now you may be thinking ; I don’t enjoy conflict, so HOW do I handle this? Here’s a few things to consider about a counter offer.   P & R – Pause and Reflect It is proven that 80% of people leave within 6 months of accepting a counter offer. It is not uncommon for candidates to accept a counter offer and regret the decision. It is important you pause and reflect and think about why you decided to leave in the first place, why you applied for roles and why you went through interview processes.  If they think you are worth a bigger pay check now – why weren’t they paying you this earlier? Make sure you think through that a bigger salary won't make anything change internally. There are a few things to consider:   If its career progression that didn’t exist, is this going to appear? Will any issues you had in your role be resolved? Will your relationships within the organisation stay the same?   New Opportunities You may [...]

Onboarding Diary – Thoughts from a newbie

By |2022-03-08T12:29:57+01:00July 26th, 2021|HR|

  Hey there,   My name is Jess Moran and I am the newest member to the team here at HR Search. Hooray! This is my first experience of remote on-boarding, which is so exciting and also terrifying! Today in this post I want to share with you all my experience with remote onboarding and also to remind everyone we’re all in the same boat.   Let’s get started.   General – new starter bits and bobs   It’s always a learning curve when you join a new organisation and you feel like you need to ‘know it all’, but it’s important to get comfortable knowing what you don’t know as it is only a temporary feeling. My experience onboarding with HR Search has been amazing, I have been welcomed with so much warmth, happiness and support from the beginning. Your first few weeks on boarding is so important. Use the time to set yourself up for success. Get into a routine. Pick up the phone and chat to new colleagues, brave making the connection, drop them a message on LinkedIn.   Remote on-boarding   On-boarding has now become digital. This is my first experience with this and it is definitely challenging. Am I moving fast enough? Am I doing enough? Have I proved I was the right hire? These are questions that I was asking myself and imposter syndrome can quickly creep in as you are on your own and not around your colleagues in the office. I soon realised I am exactly where I need to be, [...]

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