Let’s assume your employment interview went well, and there’s sincere and mutual interest on both sides. You now need to decide two things: first, whether the new position is right for you; and if so, what sort of offer you’d be willing to accept. To help in the decision-making process, take the following test as a way to compare the two positions.
Position Comparison Guide
Directions: Compare the new job with what you already have.
|Element under consideration|
|Freedom to implement ideas|
|Ability to affect change|
|Challenge of tasks|
|Ability to meet expectations|
|Access to professional development|
|Professional growth potential|
|Starting salary, benefits, perks|
|Rapport with co-workers|
|Rapport with management|
|Comfort with corporate culture|
|Other considerations (specify)|
|Total score: New job vs. old job|