Chapter 22 How to Evaluate the Job You’ve Been Offered

Setting aside the not-inconsequential issue of money for just a moment, it’s essential to remember that so much more goes into deciding whether a new potential employer is the one for you. In Chapter 24, “Go! Just Say Yes,” we go into the fine points of negotiating in today’s economy. (Hint: It’s a short chapter.) But for now, let’s make sure you know how to tell whether the company is a good fit for you, or just an invitation to be unemployed again before you’ve had time to program your new cell phone. Bearing in mind that nothing’s permanent (or even guaranteed) in the grand career scheme of things, you also want to know that your next selection is a reasonably logical choice on your ...

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