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When you’re evaluating a job offer, it is also important to evaluate other variables when considering an offer.

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I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I'm the head coach for and I thought it would do a video today talking about job offers. And, yeah, you know about checking out the money and the job and the manager and stuff like that.

I'm going to remind you of one thing before I go into the new topic today, that, somewhere along the line, you need to ask yourself the question, "what's most important to you in the next job or organization? What will you need to see you're or hear to believe it's a good choice for you." These are great questions because what it ultimately comes down to is what's right for you is going to be different than what's right for a colleague of yours or a friend or your wife, husband or partner . . . you know, assuming that they have comparable ability, because your personalities are different. So take the time to ask yourself that question without the influence of this job being in place.
Now, let me talk with you about a couple of forgotten things, or things that you may not be conscious of, as you evaluate, and one is, who might you be able to meet in the course of this job that could benefit you in your career objectives, you in your life objectives? There are roles that placing a position of prominence, there are roles that are stepping stones, because of some of the relationships that you could build. Who might you be able to meet as a result of this?
In addition, you know, given the nature of the work, what do you have? What can the position make you available to do? So, for example, if you're working 90 hours a week, it's hard to be available for much of anything, right? But if it's a real nine to five job, well, it's making things available for you outside of your life, outside of your work and your life, that might afford you the ability to do something different.
Remember, a nine to five job provides you with time, even with the commute, to start a new business of some sort. So, remember, this is part of one of the things we have to look at. You may have had aspirations, you may have a charity that you're involved with that's very important to you, and the ability to not work incredible hours . . . It's worth it. So, remember that last thing.
This one may be more conscious for you but, these days, more people are forgetting about the importance of this than ever. So, I'm just going to remind you that what you can learn in this work, either in the in the craft of the job aor ins the relationship with the people, you'd be working with and working for should be part of the measuring stick that you use for deciding on the offer. Because, you know, this job isn't going to last for 10 years, right? If it does, it's a minor miracle. So, you need to think of the next job and what you're going to pick up from this one that's going to benefit you here.
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I hope you have a great day and take care


Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1600 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice.” He is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was recently named a Top 10 podcast for job search. was also recently named a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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