Chapter 18Questions You Must Ask YourselfWhen You Get an Offer

The kind of questions that you ask yourself, and others, like a spouse or maybe a mentor, when you get an offer are more important than they have ever been. This is especially true given today’s erratic and unpredictable business environment.

Fifteen years ago, maybe even ten years ago, the idea of lifetime employment and career with one firm was still, at least in theory, a business concept. But now, and for the foreseeable future, this idea is a small consideration. You have to interview as though you were going to work for a company for the rest of your natural business life, but, as we’ve noted, you need to assess an offer with realization that the probability is very high that ...

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