4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Accepting A Job Offer

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2. Will I be able to leverage my strengths in this position?

<span style=”display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;” class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”C5VXOY1567119977″><iframe lazy-loadable=”true” src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y95eI-ek_E8?start=80&rel=0″ width=”100%” height=”auto” frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” style=”position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;”></iframe></span><p>Part of your job during an interview is <a href=”https://www.workitdaily.com/questions-to-ask-job-interview” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>asking the right questions</a> so you can learn as much about the company and the position as possible, in order to make an informed decision if a job offer comes your way.</p><p>After a couple rounds of interviews, you should have a clear idea of what you’d be doing every day if you were to accept the job offer. Are you excited about those projects? Will you be able to leverage your strengths to help the company meet their goals? If not, then you probably won’t get very much satisfaction out of the job. </p>

3. Can I relate to the company values and beliefs?

<img lazy-loadable=”true” src=”https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMTA2NzQyNS85ODB4LmpwZyIsImV4cGlyZXNfYXQiOjE1Njc0NzM1MTh9.V9h_Xn6tPAMmUUHOmFiOORS-JLvFvNtH8O-FW2RRBok/img.jpg” id=”18505″ class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”0NCBB91567119977″ data-rm-shortcode-name=”rebelmouse-image” alt=”Man considering a job offer” /><p>This question is an easy one to forget to consider when we’re offered a job.</p><p>Maybe you haven’t considered the company values and beliefs until this stage in the hiring process. If you haven’t done so, you should research the company until you know what its purpose is. Why does the company exist? What problem is it trying to solve? Could you work towards this mission every day? </p><p><strong>The bottom line:</strong> If your values and beliefs don’t match up with the company’s, then you won’t be truly invested in what you’re doing.</p>

4. Will the location of this job work for me?

<img lazy-loadable=”true” src=”https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMTA2NzQ0My85ODB4LmpwZyIsImV4cGlyZXNfYXQiOjE1Njc2NDc0NjZ9.aSWGvHEuOZdayI-e7RTg0gDrcLwLLLVUlp54t-z5wNU/img.jpg” id=”bf83f” class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”91UUEN1567119977″ data-rm-shortcode-name=”rebelmouse-image” alt=”Man with a long commute to work” /><p>Commute is a bigger factor in a job than you think. A lot of people underestimate the kind of toll a long and difficult commute will have on them. That’s why it’s important to be honest with yourself: Do you <em>really </em>want to spend two or more hours on the road every day? </p><p>Before saying “yes” to a job with a long commute, consider your schedule, lifestyle, and family commitments. Are you willing to sacrifice and compromise on certain areas of your life for this opportunity?</p>

By asking yourself these four questions before accepting any job offer, you’ll be sure you are making the right decision, for you and your career.Looking for a job? We can help! Join our career growth club today!
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