You Just Got Very Compelling Offer, But…… (part II)

This mash up might be the most comprehensive guide to evaluating a job offer that you can find.  This article combines two distinct ways to look at potential job offers and evaluate the right fit for you. You need to take a real honest approach to the process and go into a negotiation with your eyes wide open.  I would go so far to bet that if you are unhappy with your current employer, it likely stems for one the the things found within this quick 5 minute read.

First, a link to a HARVEY DEUTSCHENDORF article on Fast Company that walks you through “7 Late- Breaking Signs You Should Rethin Taking That Job Offer”.  These are the qualitative things that are stop signs in the process that sometimes you ignore, or you convince yourself that you can overcome it.  Things like Big Promises or Bad Reputation.

7 Late-Breaking Signs………..


Next, see the 7 tell tale attributes to evaluate whether you are a fit that I’ve assembled over a career journey across 6 different organizations.  These are simple things like Company Size, Ownership, and Structure which are clearly visible before and after that first job interview.  Check it out here:

Before You Say ‘Yes’ …….



About Mike McNamara:

mmc-on-macMike has held C-Suite, Executive and Senior Sales, Marketing, Business Development, and General Management roles with Equifax, Cox Enterprises, WW Grainger, and Federal-Mogul Corporation. Mike has led sales, service and operations organizations of over 1,500 associates and accountable for P&L responsibility in excess of $250M.

Dedicated to giving back, Mike formed The MBAR Group in 2009 with the sole intent of providing pro bono career and business consulting services. Today he coaches a number of high profile media personalities as well as holding advisory board positions guiding a number of multimedia and small business startups.

Mike earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and also holds a Bachelors of Science from Michigan State Univesity. He is a past chapter President of the American Marketing Association. Mike and family split time between their adopted state of Missouri and family home in NW Michigan where their philanthropic causes include The Kingdom House – St Louis, BACN in Benzonia, MI., and Samaritan’s Purse, Boone NC.

see more from Mike McNamara and The MBAR Group / TalentBlvd at: Mike McNamara and MBAR LLC

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