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Category Archives: Counter offer

Joanne.Lack

Pitfalls of lengthy notice periods

Notice periods can be a minefield, particularly if they are lengthy! Joanne Lack, manager at BCL Legal, discusses the pitfalls of a lengthy notice period from both a job seeker’s and employer’s perspective. Job Seeker It is often acknowledged that when serving a lengthy notice

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Louisa.Phillips

Should I stay or should I go? Handling a counter offer.

Embarking on your search for a new role in the law can be a time consuming and stressful experience. From drafting a CV, to preparing for interviews and negotiating an offer, the process can be draining, particularly when you are busy at work. Finally you

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Craig.Wilson

Counter offers – “too little, too late”?

The Recruitment Grapevine ran an article this week which featured statistics indicating that counter offers are becoming more common in specialised fields of work, despite concerns about employees’ long term commitments to their jobs. Interestingly however many counter offers are “too little, too late”. The

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Tom.Fleet

Should I stay or should I go?

A counter offer or ‘buyback’ situation is when an organisation attempts to persuade an employee who has handed in their notice to stay with the organisation. This persuasion can take several forms, the most obvious being a pay rise. Nearly three quarters of counter offers

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Louisa.Phillips

How to handle a counter offer

How to handle a counter offer Looking for a new legal job can be a time consuming and stressful experience. From drafting a CV to approaching firms, preparing for interviews and negotiating an offer, the process can be long and drawn out.  Finally you secure

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