Spoilt for choice - This idiom pops in our minds when we have to choose. We want to choose the best. And the dilemma keeps us on the edge. Though, on the onset having two offers looks tempting, but it comes with confusion. I know from experience that it is a taxing situation. We have to weigh in a lot of factors and arrive at a rational decision or else, we have to bear the consequence of being stuck in a wrong position. Sometimes, one offer is better on the surface and other has things we have been craving for in our professional life. If you are in a fix, make a pro-con list and consider the following factors -
Compare Take Home Monthly Salary
We learned this from experience. Don’t look at the pay package. Break all the components and put it under the microscope. When my husband changed his job for the first time after marriage, in the lure of moving to North India, we didn’t pay attention to the take-home salary. His company made a big contribution to PPF and the same amount was deducted from our side. Result - the monthly salary was less than what we expected. It impacted our budget as we were paying our Home Loan Instalment. Before accepting a job offer, ask for all the deductions from HR. It will give a clear picture and will make comparison easy.