COUNTER OFFERS 

Receiving a Counter Offer can be flattering and enticing.  However, it is important to consider if the Counter Offer will change the underlining issues and concerns behind your decision to search for a new position.  Other points to review when provided a Counter Offer include:

LOYALTY

Will your employer have the same confidence in you?

ENVIRONMENT

Will your overall situation improve by accepting a Counter Offer?

TENURE

What is the motivation behind the Counter Offer and will you be expendable in the future?

EMOTIONAL

Did I reeive the Counter Offer because I threatened to leave?  Will I have to go through this again to advance in the future?