Weighing Your Options Before Taking a Buyout  
9/9/2008 2:04:06 PM

WSJ -- Voluntary buyout packages seem to be commonplace in Corporate America during troubled times. Deciding whether to accept or reject that offer is never easy. There are a few things to consider as you decide. Most important is to realize that you have "some leverage in the negotiation process," says Paul Gavejian, managing director of Total Compensation Solutions in Armonk, N.Y.