Should I take the counter

New KTpE51
Jun 26, 2018 11 Comments

I got an offer from Cox Automotive for 90/hr on W-2. For a contract to hire position. (6 month contract). I took that too my boss to put in my notice. My boss came back with a counter of $120/hr on C2C basis, same six month contract, he says it will extend possibly and all that political jargon. Should I stay with my current employer ? Money was the sole reason for me to switch.

Thanks Fam!


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TOP 11 Comments
  • LinkedIn Wbxiwq
    I'd take it. Why leave for another contract to hire position? Accept the counter offer and take the time to get better offers.
    Jun 26, 2018 0
  • Cytel sonicview
    Once your current company know that you can jump the boat if you find better options, they will pay you more to keep you until they find another good candidate ASAP and then you will be let go. It is known fact.
    So better ask the new company to raise from 90 to 120, as current company is offering, negotiate and move.
    Jun 26, 2018 3
    • LinkedIn Wbxiwq
      In this case both are 6 month contracts though. So it's not like there's any certainty beyond that anyways.
      Jun 26, 2018
    • Cytel sonicview
      But one is contract to hire and another is Corp to Corp. I don’t know what other benefits are, that matter too.
      Jun 26, 2018
  • Amazon TubaTammy
    Stay. Counteroffer is greater than or equal to w2 (both ~120k net.)
    Jun 26, 2018 0
  • New KTpE51
    I decided to stay!! Will keep you guys updated if they lay me off!
    Jun 26, 2018 1
    • Microsoft Sct909
      Jun 26, 2018
  • Glassdoor oUOD81
    Stay. It's a good deal
    Jun 26, 2018 0
  • Cox Automotive caoem
    Wow. What type of role are you in?
    Apr 9, 2019 0
  • American Express zm26
    What location of Cox automotive was this offer for?
    Mar 25, 2019 0


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