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Do Counteroffers Work in the Long Run?

When an employee that you value wants to leave, you might dust off the old counter-offer and see if it sticks. But what if that is really only delaying the inevitable?

In the fight to hold onto top talent, many companies are offering higher salaries to workers who announce they’re planning to quit for a better job opportunity. But new research from global staffing firm Robert Half suggests this method serves only as a stop-gap retention strategy for employers and isn’t a long-term career solution for employees.

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