I was just scrolling down my LinkedIn feed, saw this post and couldn’t help but write about it. Having recently being in the jobs market myself, before I joined PIE, you really have to make sure your motives for leaving your current company are the right ones.

A lot of candidates exploring other opportunities are doing it purely to feel wanted and to get a counter-offer from their current employer. Personally, in that situation I think A. you’re wasting yours, your potential new employer and your current employers time (which never goes down well) and B. the article proves 39% of people who accept a counter offer are back on the market within a year.

The 5 questions outlined below are paramount for candidates to consider before making ANY decisions.

I’d advise anyone to give this a read if you’re considering a career move.