Navigating Counteroffers as a Recruiter

by Liz Carey

Woman uses a navigation app to look at a mapOne of the most common challenges a recruiter may face during the hiring process is the candidate receiving a counteroffer from their current employer. Counteroffers can be a tempting option for candidates, as they offer short-term benefits in the form of salary increments, better benefits, or a more senior position in their current company. It can be hard for recruiters to navigate these situations, as counteroffers can derail the hiring process, even after a successful candidate has accepted a job offer from your client.

In this blog post, we will share tips to prepare your candidates and clients to anticipate and handle counteroffers effectively. We will cover why counteroffers happen, how to recognize the signs of a counteroffer, and how to walk your candidates through the process of disengaging from their current employers. We will also share strategies you can use to avoid any disruptions in the hiring process and ensure successful placements. Read the rest of this entry »

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