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Are we still against taking counteroffers in this day and age, if so why? I get the whole "black mark on your record" bit but my practice went above and beyond to prove I'm valued by coming back with nearly the same amt (>50% raise) to keep me and genuinely seems like they want me to stay. Am I crazy for wanting to take it? I love my team.

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