Lee Durrant, founder of Resource On Demand, has been in recruitment since 1999. And whilst it is fair to assume he has been instrumental in thousands of placements over the years, he has also seen candidates lose out on their dream job / career through accepting a counter offer.
However, experience has shown that often the impact of accepting that wonderful increase in salary ahead of joining the new company, is not felt for months. And Lee advises that of those candidates that do accept a counter offer to stay put, the vast majority of them are back on the market within six months.
You can read Lee’s full article, “7 Reasons not to accept a counter offer” here.