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Ready to accept that job offer?  Thinking about a counteroffer?

Posted by Mary Alice Kuykendall on Mon, Apr 29, 2019

While working with legal professionals looking for a new job, compensation is of course one of the primary things we discuss.  Unless you’re a lawyer working for a big AmLaw firm with stair-step salaries, it’s important to do your homework and have all the facts before you accept an offer, or a counteroffer is made.  Maybe they did “hit you with their best shot”, putting significant thought and consideration into your offer.  If you’re working with a recruiter, they should be able to offer insight into their client about “wiggle room” in the budget, additional equity or that available corner office.  But, before you accept or a potential insult is delivered and a counteroffer ill received, know the facts.

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