When it comes to resignation tips, most pointers are common knowledge: resign amicably and in person, give adequate notice, and remain professional throughout the process. However, there is one little known guideline that could make a big difference for your future, and you might be surprised to find out what it is. I’m talking about counteroffers, and why you should never accept one.Continue reading
Mexico is known for its pristine beaches, hot climate, and top-tier resorts. Every year, visitors from all over the world flock to tropical destinations like Cozumel and Playa del Carmen.Continue reading
In the words of Greek philosopher Heraclitus: “There is nothing permanent except change.” 2019 is going to be a year full of changes and challenges for the Mexican workforce; nevertheless, the overall picture is promising. According to the Annual Remuneration Poll (TRS), the salary increase for executives in 2019 will be of 5.4%; while for managers, sales and professionals, it will be 5.3%. However, this increase is not a guarantee of better competitiveness.
It’s a universal truth that no one likes to be broken up with. Breakups can be difficult, messy, and awkward. In the world of business, resigning from a job, especially one you have been doing for a long time, can in many ways resemble a breakup. So, just like a breakup, a resignation should be handled respectfully, with tact, and above all, you should do what you can to minimize the damage. It’s always best to leave on amicable terms, no matter why you’re resigning, and here are a few reasons why.Continue reading
What do all these statements have in common?
“I’m a great team player.”
“I am so excited about this job.”
“I am the best person to join your company.”
“I have a great deal of experience.”
Employers have heard them all before.
And while not exactly a problem per se, the words aren’t magic to their ears either.