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8 votes
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Request lower salary than offered [closed]

I understand that the question I'm about to ask might seem unorthodox, but I've been offered a role that's offering £62-65k and I wish to ask for a lower salary. After multiple searches online, I've ...
97 votes
11 answers

How to respond to a direct ask of salary earned and expectations?

What is the best way to fill out an application form for a role with an unspecified salary expectation where the following questions are mandatory to complete in a pre-interview form: What is your ...
0 votes
3 answers

Employer salary range way higher than I was seeking should I say yes?

Got asked the salary expectation question in one of my recent job applications via email. I deflected the question and asked the recruiter for his range instead (not sure if this was rude or not) and ...
-3 votes
2 answers

How to negotiate first salary, when the offer is way lower than the job posting?

I was looking for jobs in data related fields (Data engineering/science), when I found a job opening for software engenieering offering a well above average salary, 2 to 3 times my country's average ...
0 votes
2 answers

Working for free vs Improving skills for a PhD wanting to go into Industry [closed]

TL;DR: As an under-qualified software engineer in Australia that came from overseas, should I offer to work for free or should I keep working on my skills before applying for a paid job after PhD? ...
38 votes
6 answers

How does minimum salary strategy work? [duplicate]

I am a non-EU citizen, and am going to relocate from Estonia, to Germany. When I have HR interviews, they ask me about my salary expectations. My strategy is to maximize my chance to get the job, and ...
4 votes
3 answers

Why do job applications ask for desired salary? What are the consequences of giving a number too low or too high?

This is similar to this question: How can I determine a reasonable salary to ask for?, but I think it's asking different questions. I'm still in college and applying to jobs, so I'm a little thrown ...
3 votes
2 answers

I asked lower salary than companies were offering

So I got contacted by a recruiter and we had a talk about new job offers. We had a good talk about my skills and send my CV. He also asked me how much I would like to earn on a monthly basis. With my ...
1 vote
3 answers

Can I convince an employer to hire me by demanding lower salary in resume? [duplicate]

I want to a get visa sponsored job and that's the reason why the amount of salary doesn't matter to me for now. So can I use it to convince the employer to hire me? And I want to write it in my resume ...
58 votes
8 answers

What to do if you are offered higher salary than deserved? [duplicate]

I work as a developer. Given my experience in web development (1.5 years) I have a fine salary. Hardly with my experience I can find better salary in my country. Recently some more experienced ...
5 votes
5 answers

How can I appropriately ask for a lower salary once I have an offer? [closed]

After receiving an offer from a company concerning salary & benefits, how can I ask for a smaller salary and/or benefits without causing the company to retract the offer? Any attempt I have made ...
-1 votes
3 answers

Employer viewed my application but has not yet rejected [closed]

Recently, I've begun commencing on my job search via a job portal. The job portal works in a way such that the status of your job application with any company to which you've applied to is ...
2 votes
5 answers

Should I ask for a lower salary during probation period after an unsuccessful interview? [duplicate]

I recently went to a tech interview. Because I was nervous, I forgot everything. The interviewer said they need a week to take their decision. I know that I am a good programmer, and this is a ...
4 votes
4 answers

How to deal with recruiters filtering out candidates based on salary expectation? [closed]

I had a short chat with an independent recruitment consultant recently. From the get go, it was all wrong. He started by asking how much I expect for my next position. I then reminded that he did not ...
0 votes
4 answers

Will lowering my salary expectations help me find a job faster? [duplicate]

I have been on 5 interviews last month. I have gotten 4 rejections and the fifth is uncertain. I know at least one of the rejections was not salary based. Furthermore I have checked my salary ...

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