I was recently at a conference where a senior vice president of human resources said, “The war for talent is child’s play. Candidates are coming to interviews with 8 or 9 job offers and asking, ‘What are you prepared to offer?’”
Now I must admit, that might not happen in every geographic region or in every industry. But we all know that there are companies with some real recruiting challenges. Some are so serious that companies will let high performers basically write their own offer letters.
I’m all for candidates being able to negotiate a great offer. But