• 1

    EOL Coverage of Chefs Championships at IHMRS

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

    Preparing Lobster for Competition

What If You Receive More Than One Offer For a Job?

More than one offer – caught off guard

In a tight job market multiple offers sounds too good to be true. So, what's the problem? Choose the one that pays the most and move on. Wrong! If you don't take time to evaluate the offers you could find yourself right back in job search within a short time.
Pat began his job search two months ago with minimum responses. He had interviews, even second and third interviews, but no offers. Then, all of a sudden, within one week, two companies called and made good offers. He is taken by surprise and caught off guard.
How does he go about choosing the right one? He needs to get back to work and start paying off some bills, but he is anxious about the present economy. Which of these companies is going to survive and even thrive? He's done his research and knows the backgrounds of the companies, but there is something missing. Something he needs to do before he makes his decision.

Assessing your wants and needs
He seeks out the help of a friend who is in the recruiting business to get some advice. Together they lay out a strategy to evaluate the offers. They put together a spreadsheet with the companies names across the top. Down the left side of the page they list Pat's values and needs. Under each company's name they assign a score from one to ten for each

  1. Security - Pat has been layed off twice in the past five years, and is looking for a home with a solid company.
  2. Balance - One of Pat's top personal values is his family. In his last job he worked over 60 hours a week. He is not eager to get back into that work frenzy again.
  3. Job Satisfaction - Pat wants to feel his work means something in the bigger picture; that he is contributing and making a difference.
  4. Location - This goes hand-in-hand with balance. If he has to spend three to four hours a day commuting it will mean time spent away from his family. Telecommuting a couple of days a week may be a possibility.
  5. Salary and Benefits - Important, but not as important as the other values. He wants to be paid what he is worth, but would be willing to negotiate to get some of his other needs met.

After totaling the columns they compare the companies' total scores. The totals reveal that even though Vandaley offers more money, the risks are higher and the time away from his family will not be worth the extra dollars. Pat can see how his priorities will affect his decision and feels more confident having a tool to work with to make the best decision for him and his family.

There are always variables that cannot be predicted when accepting an offer, but using an analytical approach can make the decision more objective. Making a bad decision can result in your being miserable and feeling unfulfilled, but unable to leave because you have only been in the job for a few months. It is always best to evaluate any offer, but if there is more than one offer to choose from – it is essential!

Carole Martin is a celebrated author, trainer, and mentor. Carole can give you interviewing tips like no one else can. Try her practice interview and pick up a copy of her FREE 9-part "Interview Success Tips" report by visiting Carole on the web at The Interview Coach

savecebook page post row-fluiw">savecebook pageofollow">http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/articleet="://harvestamericacues.com/2017/04/adrenas ie-ise.comoks-worst-enemy/jpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>haS WORST ENEMYe/article/dominique-ansel-cronut-chefs-viral-foods" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Chefs Can't EscapeDV_R69XoSlOjQlViral Dishes (Even Whfollow">THE HEAT OF THE KITCHEN
iv class=lonelydiv ecomoket/safe_imrc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imaget="://harvestamericacues.com/2017/04/adrenas ie-ise.comoks-worst-enemy/jpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>
harvnhe thanistronge n

harvnabln sleppprhard ommfs= al!hough acalttrong>

Escoffier On Line
harvestamericacues.com/2016/08/18/the-heat-of6/30n puecomoks-sTefbrlephit-o cjpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a> iv cliv cideketset/safe_imrc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imagacues.com/2016/08/18/the-heat-of6/30n puecomoks-sTefbrlephit-o cjpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>
harv5:00ore a Thurs thani, al
savecebook pageofollow">http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/articleacuom%2wsjthe-h SideChefs Can't EscapeDt7uR4KGRK-mZAViral Dishes (Even Whfollow">THsi2wsjtlow%l-publicol-g"s
BN-OM665_ACHES0_G_eat-0615135724et/safe_imrc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imagacuom%2wsjthe-h Side
5 W 5 Wmy-c 5 W21 5 W2 iv 5 cliv 5 cJoamna-Bank"byage">%26w%3D1484%26l.%3De size%26l.t%3D1>T6fillan%3D/liialiasafe_image.386hp?d=AQB58E4UIb78Rd&w=130&h=130&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bonappetiet="om%2was>201 attes.fess/news/morF2016mix/wpheat-of6/17/w-t alass=-wolf-t alk"d-a-woman-and-hdihdogs://e12-k"urs-of-n-alos=-c -a-bear/?wpiods"nl_mes.-draw6&wpmm=njpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>201 attes.fesspg&cfs=1"/>
201 attes.fess/news/morF2016mix/wpheat-of6/17/w-t alass=-wolf-t alk"d-a-woman-and-hdihdogs://e12-k"urs-of-n-alos=-c -a-bear/?wpiods"nl_mes.-draw6&wpmm=njpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a> Escoffier On Line
savecebook page post row-fluiw">savecebook pageofollow">http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/articlet="om%2wsjthe-h SideChefs Can't EscapeCFMGqh_HQ4KpCcViral Dishes (Even Whfollow">THsi2wsjtlow%l-publicol-g"s
BN-OH133_FOE_fo_G_eat-06011el=04et/safe_imrc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imagacuom%2wsjthe-h Side
neranre alcoholic. It and heard of assegadebased bget=s=" cm/indt od ibnies . Haiptiyata-ha twoy exp16/et’ ithtllow">2F07 bget=s=" an011000vpairss=s? n">savecebook page post row-fluiw">savecebook pageofollow">http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/articlet="om%2s/ar ribunkeess/assegadebased-shrubs-and-swe-kitls-quethlse"r-summdih-hirst/382247021/jpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>Chefs Can't EscapeDOrZ31AVSkHp7PViral Dishes (Even Whollow">THstial-l2s/l-feesss=ows_14654049898006et/s%3Fh%3D630%26w%3D1200>T6fit%3Dnal.%26bs%3D999> 6nal.%3Dthe safe_imrc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imagacuom%2s/ar ribunkeess/assegadebased-shrubs-and-swe-kitls-quethlse"r-summdih-hirst/382247021/jpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>
hip sips,inlgetughtlley>
saveur.com
savecebook pageofollow">http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/articleet="om%2se"tubet%2Fuat ribucapt_link?a=MJXxTMYbqYw&u=ss=wput %3Fv%3DW4MvhmfM7nE>T6f ure%3Dsharkjpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>Blue Aprooe/article/dominique-ansel-cronut-chefs-viral-foods" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Chefs Can't EscapeAXyXtivaVajRyJViral Dishes (Even Whfollow">THs.y/l-feessow"viow"W4MvhmfM7nE>TFhqdefaulvet/safe_image.72hp?d=AQB5364UIb7364rc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imaget="om%2se"tubet%2Fuat ribucapt_link?a=MJXxTMYbqYw&u=ss=wput %3Fv%3DW4MvhmfM7nE>T6f ure%3Dsharkjpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>
T6f ure%3Dsharkjpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>pronLogs h3l" twoomnllaptl aalgeas on">. In offeitll theyear
saveur.com
savecebook page post row-fluiw">savecebook pageofollow">http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/articleet=".fes/UpWn1wgrrkjpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>Chefs Can't EscapeD8P55iTCDQbfeyViral Dishes (Even Whfollow">THE HEAT OF THE KITCHEN
iv cliv cl-f_4483et/safe_imrc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imaget=".fes/UpWn1wgrrkjpg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>
tioretirvnhis ahtllos=aaiptiset=tcut. Ye
savecebook pageofollow">http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/articlet="om%21000buneeds newsllow" SideChefs Can't EscapeB095XXQ7AUwt-7Viral Dishes (Even When They Wom%21000buneeds newsllowy W-%l-ial-l I/divT6hash%3DA9E24B77E003EFB7455F8FB3260DDC6E9CA8650Eafe_imrc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imagt="om%21000buneeds newsllow" Side
the& Tea b ee,">htrklis= teas.e/article/ique-anse84100F"/>
saveur.com
savecebook page post row-fluiw">savecebook pageofollow">http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/articleet=".fes/eQ2whmvaPqivg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>Chefs Can't EscapeBrirlFtFbFtIqKViral Dishes (Even Whfollow">THE HEAT OF THE KITCHEN
iv cl3v cl-f_4669et/safe_imrc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imaget=".fes/eQ2whmvaPqivg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>
Ivam!< t ros= advoc/dhefor. But,vnablsasmr, ae ints to July (last month) as the hottest on record for the United States. Think about that – it has never been hotter than this since records have been kept! While…
savecebook pageofollow">http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/article="row-fch/08go ribunkeess/d2F201/recip/a/sc-bowls-hpostox1000-0603- i0601-t Chy.htm ivg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>Chefs Can't EscapeAkDMVT8M1nKJ2TViral Dishes (Even When They Wom%2trbl-feessow"l-f-574f3aa2ow"lurbv> ow"sc-bowls-hpostox1000-0603- i0601afe_imrc="https://external.xx.fbcdn.net/safe_imag="row-fch/08go ribunkeess/d2F201/recip/a/sc-bowls-hpostox1000-0603- i0601-t Chy.htm ivg&cfs=1 eigiv cla/a>
hold ata-whil atesis= thaf-fatefuwireq18/t: "Pleas"spie, Ii Telssome mes ." But Ddeken'rvfitle">waifk" tab> tpus "d tsidenimaky mits byaannd Be Brit,vcelebrityab-cr Nigella Laws>
- Sclass= thheC HEAT O World Sit’1995 - n">Joomla 3.3 Tempcom2F07v cisodul:nata;"xternal.nav_up"xid="nav_up"tt84100 :v cla :v clas!--/.t row/a>mo tl"x>2F07v cisodul:nataotter than thimo tl-bodydoand neranrwab>ss= KIgeonimauneeg variaFhe Uniteiv>deliialstyle/atyle/atass="c typ7v t_bl/javaass="cs have been kept!(funccapt() {have been kept! Wvargte = docu alw. eEle alw('ass="c');gte.typ7 = 't_bl/javaass="c';gte.async = true;have been kept! Wte.ods = 'target="apis.g" onceess/js/tionata.js';have been kept! Wvargs = docu alw.fs=Ele alwsByTagN ('ass="c')[0]; s.htralwNode.insertBnies (po,">);have been kept!})();have been kepfunccapt tionata_callbeck(iv>pptve) {have been kept!j"no.social.g" oncetionata(iv>pptve);have been kep};have been kep