There are many lessons to be learned in the game of golf which can help you as you start a new job. Golf requires belief, confidence, humility, manners, diligence and grit. If your new job is at a different company or there’s a change in the job assigned at your current employer (via promotion, demotion or a lateral move), believing in yourself is key to long-term success. Although you may not be a golfer, here are some thoughts about why your new job has much in common with playing 18 holes.
We often have conversations with candidates considering whether they should pursue a graduate degree. The most frequent question is if it’s worth time and money to pursue an MBA (Master of Business Administration). It’s important to consider the reputation of the business school under consideration. An MBA education can be applied in a wide variety of positions and industries.
If you’ve made your employer aware of a new opportunity and they’ve countered by offering a raise, deciding to accept the counteroffer and stay put may NOT be in your long-term best interest. Here are things to consider when weighing a counteroffer from your employer.