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nibor366514dI guess this is why people always caution against accepting a counter offer
It's probably time to jump ship.
Routing the crap questions to Tim isn't going to make you happy or give you more responsibility, it's just going to piss Tim off. And more money isn't going to make you happier about no longer being a team lead.
FWIW, I think your drunken salary conversation was unlikely to be the major factor here (people should talk about salaries more openly and more often IMHO.) It's much more likely that you accepting the counter offer is the source of this hassle - you demonstrated that you're likely to leave soon anyway (statistically speaking most people who accept counter offers leave soon after regardless), so they don't want you in a position of responsibility.
I guess so. I've looked around and the local job murket sucks at the moment. Others might only match my current salary. I'm held back with the golden handcuffs. Don't get me wrong, working at the current company is fun. They are giving me more responsibilities. Just the title change and the attitude change have altered that. I'll probably need to keep on the lookout for the time being and see how things progress.
I've asked for reinforcement and got a new teammate that I'm responsible for . He should be responsible for half of my workload in the future. But now that I'm saying this it looks like I'm growing myself a replacement. At the time it looked good to take the counteroffer which was to match. The other company gave me an even higher counter offer but I declined because of the stability. I would probably be out of a job currently if I would've taken the counter-counter offer, because the other company was in the traveling sector. It is what is is.
@araratas The other option is to have an honest conversation with your manager. At the moment they're probably convinced you're going to jump ship.
If however you talk about what additional responsibility you want to take on, and how you want to further your career there in the medium to long term, you could well give them the confidence they need to keep you on and throw more responsibility your way.