It is quite easy to be swept over the feet by a fresh job offer. The job offer reflects the fact that someone requires the person’s service and is willing to pay him for that. No wonder if the candidate feels a bit of giddiness or even fit of excitement. But this is also the moment to ponder over the point what else is being offered by the recruiter. There are in fact several factors one really ought to consider prior to accepting a fresh job offer. Discussed below are a few points that people generally tend to miss taking into account when it comes to adding the fresh company to their resume.
What is the catch?
People generally tend to take into account what they would in effect, have to sacrifice to fulfil their fresh duties when it comes to accepting the new job. A fresh role whatever it may be means fresh responsibilities that may involve the candidate’s making amendments to his social calendar accordingly. Therefore the candidate is better advised to be in a position to be informed of what he would have to pay in return for success and if the so earned success really viable.
To quote vince lombardi,
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand
Being in the right work environment
Prior to accepting a job offer, the candidate in question is advised to meet a few of his colleagues from the new workplace. As the same persons, he would be spending more than forty hours a week at a common workplace it is surely essential to be amicable with them. This is absolutely crucial as a wrong work environment can prove to be damaging for the career of the person. Making a continuous effort to get oneself introduced to the environment even before accepting the position could pay rich dividends rather than taking a leap of blind faith into the fresh offer.
Let the new job come with some juice for the resume
A good promising fresh job is not just all about a healthy salary package and sound environment. It must also accommodate something that would open up the candidate to other opportunities. These could be the space to gain more knowledge or the scope to develop within a certain industry. The opportunity part would also pack with it the promise of a stepping stone to the candidate for achieving greater things in the future.