Evaluate each element in deciding the best decision for you personally and professionally, keeping in mind the words of Jose N. Harris: “Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful.”

• Understand the process of evaluating the relative weight of factors such as personal values, professional goals, leadership competencies, compensation, and more.
• Learn how to communicate your decision to your future employer as well as to employers whose offers you choose to decline.