Having to choose from two job offers means that luck is really on your side. Congratulations! Not only did you land on your dream remote job, you even got twice the offerings and happiness. However, such happiness is short-lived knowing that you only have to choose one. Now here comes the dilemma of deciding which among the two jobs spark more joy.
Worry not for here are tips on helping you choose the job that will bring you more joy than regret about not choosing the other. The one that will really make you say, “Thank God I chose you.”
Long-term Career Goals
After having laid down on the table what you can offer to the companies you have applied for and successfully passed it all, this time around you need to consider what the company can do for you.
Having to choose between two options means that you need to see what will benefit you more in the long run based on the organizations’ goals and cultures. This also includes aligning your long-term career goals. You need to carefully choose which one will help go where you want to go.
Salary and Personal Satisfaction
Salaries play a great role when choosing between two job offers. People tend to choose the one with the higher pay rate. There’s one important factor that needs a great amount of consideration as well and that is your personal satisfaction.
What’s the point of having a lot of money when you are not loving what you’re doing. You need to weigh your salary with your personal satisfaction and self-fulfillment.
Do not just decide simply for the money. Always consider your mental and well-being. Is it all worth it?
You need to make an assessment of whether you are a great fit for the company’s work environment. There are several companies that assess their potential candidates during job interviews. They usually accept people who are culturally fit for the job and you also need to consider if you are fit for them.
Who even likes to work in a toxic environment, right? No one. Well, unless you are opting for these challenges and everyday stress. We need to be in a place where the excitement of going to work never ceases.
A place where we feel at home and grow at the same time. With that said, always go for the company that you think will be the best cultural fit.
This might be one key point that some people forget to consider. Having the right manager is very important for your career growth. A good mentor who will guide you through your professional development is a must especially if you just started working in the corporate world.
Go for the job where you get to work with someone who not just has the right skills but also the leading spirit in them. You have to look for someone who you can look up to. You also have to stay motivated.
After having assessed the things listed above, it’s still up to you to decide which two job offers to choose over the other. If it’s hard to let go of one, then just believe in your gut feelings. Sometimes the one that sparks joy is the one that is best for you. Now go get that dream job of yours.
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