Making a Counter Offer to Retain an Employee [Infographic]

When an employee turns in their resignation notice, you have two options:

  • Accept the resignation
  • Try to convince the employee to stay

Depending on the employee and working relationship, a counter offer may make sense.

The following infographic walks managers through three top-level points of consideration.



The right counter offer can retain a star employee. Knowning the reasons for their departure and what they want in the future is the first step to figuring out if you can - and want to - keep them on your team.


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Tracy Vistine

Tracy Vistine

Tracy Vistine brings more than 10 years of experience in recruiting and staffing to her role as director of recruiting for the Messina Group. Tracy joined the firm in 2005, and under her recruiting direction, Messina’s Financial Temps group has consistently provided clients with proven financial and accounting talent for their staffing and consulting needs. Before joining Messina, Tracy worked as a recruiting specialist for a Wall Street-based financial services firm. As an expert in sourcing, managing, and placing top-notch candidates, Tracy is passionate about connecting qualified talent with the right employment opportunity. Tracy is passionate about spending time with her family, traveling and reading.

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