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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 ...
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58 votes
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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 ...
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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 ...
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24 votes
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Negotiating 3x or 4x current salary after Glassdoor research

This question may sound silly from the title. Actually the title was intentional. Let me invent round numbers to explain. I currently work for a company that pays 50 in a small country/city where you ...
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17 votes
3 answers

Salary negotiated during interview - is it set in stone?

After reading several posts here, I realized that negotiating your salary once you get an offer is a good practice. During an inteview I did last week for an entry-level job, the manager asked me ...
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12 votes
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Should I hire someone offering work for free?

I have a problem which seems the opposite of what a few posts around here are about. I have received a CV with cover letter that clearly states that the person is willing to work as a developer for ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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5 votes
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Would accepting lower pay reflect well or poorly to a potential employer? [duplicate]

I was passed up for the first round of interviews because my desired hourly wage was too high (according to the placement service.) They recommend lowering my desired pay rate by -$5.00 /hour, this ...
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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 ...
Sal's user avatar
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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 ...
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Bad idea to state lower salary expectation for telecommuting?

Inspired by this question, which asks whether it's generally a bad idea to undercut the average salary for your profession and skill level: I'm a programmer. My online resume states that I'm willing ...
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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 ...
Efekan's user avatar
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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 ...
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2 votes
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Might suggesting an offer to be paid at a low specific rate in my resume help me secure a job?

I'm a 20 year old web designer/developer without a degree and without experience in a web design job, rather Ive been working in Print Media for a year. My goal is to develop my own company featuring ...
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