Why Job Seekers Fail To Commit

By on May 14, 2019 at 2:12pm


Have you ever backed out of a job after accepting an offer?

23% Yes
77% No

If "yes," why did you back out?

Received a better offer from another company 38%
Received a convincing counteroffer from current employer 21%
Heard bad things about the company after accepting 16%
Other 24%

Responses do not total 100 per cent due to rounding.

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 530 workers at companies in Canada

© Robert Half International Inc.

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