Resignations and counteroffers Ellis Fox blog

What companies don’t understand about resignations and counter offers

Companies are often surprised by resignations and try prevent employees from leaving by making a counteroffer. This seldom works. Here’s why:

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Accept offer Ellis Fox Blog

Should you accept that offer?

Whether you’re making a move because you’re unhappy in your current role or because it’s an opportunity too good to refuse, when it comes down to accepting the offer, there can always be a moment of doubt. Is this the right career move? Are the […]

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Infrastructure resignation Ellis Fox Blog

What companies don’t understand about resignations and counter offers

It seems that the great resignation is far from over. There are more jobs available than there are candidates to fill them and employees know it. If they want to earn more, finding a new job is probably easier than asking for a raise. And […]

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Candidate start Ellis Fox Blog

New job? How to overcome cold feet

Accepting an offer for a new role is exciting, but saying goodbye to old colleagues and starting in a new environment can be daunting. It’s not uncommon to get cold feet and wonder if you’ve made the right decision, especially if your old employer is […]

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Counter offer errors Ellis Fox Blog

Dangers of bargaining with counter offers

On average candidates have the opportunity to increase their salary between 10% and 25% when they move to a new job. Compared to the prospects of a 5% to 10% annual increase if they stay with their current employer, it’s one of the reasons many […]

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Counteroffer Ellis Fox Blog

Will a counter offer keep your best employee?

It’s a moment that most senior managers dread, receiving the resignation of a top performing employee. Should you just let them go, or is there a way to keep them (and their expertise) at the company? The answer can be a bit grey, because it […]

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Counter offer Ellis Fox Blog

Is a counter offer worth it?

One of your top people resigns and you feel you really can’t afford to lose them, so you do what’s logical, offer them more pay, more benefits, anything to get them to stay. In all honesty, you’re wasting your time. Here are 3 reasons why […]

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