Please can I have some more money (your guide to job offer etiquette)
Yes someone wants you! Open the champagne. However, the excitement of being offered a new job can quickly fade when you receive the offer and it doesn’t meet your expectations. Perhaps you start to kick yourself for not talking about this earlier in the process, maybe you start to question are you being realistic, or even wonder if this is right for you.
When is it ok to push back and ask for more? And if so how do you do it to maximise your chance of a better offer while leaving the original offer on the table if nothing else can be done?
6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Considering a Job Offer
Wow! You didn’t think you would actually get the job, but you have, the email is right there in front of you, congratulations you can finally plan your escape.
But do you want it?
Something isn’t sitting quite right… you can’t put your finger on it.
Putting yourself at the centre of your decision, use these 6 questions to really sense check if this job offer is going to fit you and give you what you want and need and avoid being on the verge of saying yes because you are caught in an escapism or obligatory mindset.