Infographic: What Designers Should Know About Counteroffers

If it hasn’t happened to you, you’ve probably heard the stories:

You accept a new job, and give notice to your current boss. Your boss then reacts by extending a juicy counteroffer—which, very often, blindsides you.

How common are counteroffers?

Should you accept it?!

Will you face ramifications down the road if you do?

Are you making a terrible decision if you don’t?

In the November 2014 issue of HOW, Diane Domeyer, executive director of The Creative Group, tackles everything you need to know about counteroffers. Her article “An Offer You May Want to Refuse” draws insight and conclusions from a Creative Group survey of 400 marketing and advertising executives in the U.S.

Here’s an online-exclusive infographic displaying some of TCG’s findings—which shed valuable light on the curious question of counteroffers today.




HOW_Nov14_CoverGet your hands on the November 2014 issue of HOW, our Creative Business issue. This issue delves into the different aspects of the business of design, whether you’re a designer working from a remote location or in a small design firm, we’ve got you covered. Plus, find out if your creative process is killing your creativity, and what steps you can take to avoid stifling your creative mojo.