Is it an advertisement that has caught your eye for a job in your field? Possibly, you are tired with the place you are working in. Maybe you do not see openings in your current company coming up and hence feel the need to test the water out side. There can be many reasons for you to move. It could be as simple as the grass looking greener on the other side of the fence.
So you have an offer in hand and now you have to make the final decision to move or to stay. Before you take the final plunge of moving you may wish to review all things. Yes, you applied, went for interviews, got selected even, but do you really do want to leave? It may be wise to remember all the ground work you have put into establishing your self in the organization your currently in. Developing working relations is not a simple affair. So do you have a good working set up here? Maybe the money in the new place is better but is it worth the trouble.
The second issue you may wish to dwell over some time is whether the new organization is a really good company. What’s its standing in the market? This normally should have been done before you even got involved but now there is no turning back. This is the time to stop in your tracks and take a double take. You will not get a second chance. It is important to check how good they are in their commitments with regards to salary payments. Are they made on time? Check the package they have offered? What are the hidden cuts and taxes and what will you actually get in hand. Lastly check and see if the work load at your new place will give you extra challenges there by helping in your over all growth as an individual.
It is always good to be clear when making such decisions. If money is the only reason you are moving for it may be wise to speak to you current employer and come out clean. Tell them of your need of a greater income. Tell them of the offer you have in hand. It may not be wise to try to get them to agree to a similar package but give them a realistic figure. Negotiate with them. Live at best is all about negotiating every days little to big tribulations.