Linked Questions

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How to answer to "What's your current salary?” if you are underpaid? [duplicate]

I'm a web developer from Italy and I've been working for the same company since I had just little experience in the field. Now 4 years has passed and my salary has never increased. I keep earning 21K ...
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6answers
35k views

Is it normal to exaggerate your current salary when recruiters ask? [duplicate]

I am under the impression that most people lie when stating their current salary to prospective employers. I recently increased my actual salary by approximately $10K when asked my current salary ...
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1answer
4k views

I don't want to answer “What's your current salary?” question from extremely pushy potential employers [duplicate]

How do folks avoid the question, "What is your current salary?" Or do they? I work as a software engineer in California and am currently looking for positions. This time around, I've noticed that ...
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4answers
3k views

How To Answer the Infamous Salary Questions [duplicate]

It seems that almost every employer I've interviewed with has asked me the following 2 questions: What is your current salary? What compensation are you looking for? A potential strategy might be to ...
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2answers
1k views

Should I tell my previous salary when asked given that my previous salary is large? [duplicate]

Several resources indicate and suggest that you should not disclose your previous salaries in your past employments for the reason that there's a chance that the potential employer could "lowball" you ...
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1answer
628 views

How do you negotiate a salary when you've lowballed yourself in your current job? [duplicate]

One of the first questions the HR of your potentially new workplace asks is how much you make currently, then add 30% and this becomes the salary you're looking at at your new place. I didn't know ...
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3answers
2k views

Salary Questions Before Interview [duplicate]

In email correspondence I was asked a few questions that I am to answer before my interview. One of those questions was: "What are your salary requirements?" How can I approach this question when I ...
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2answers
1k views

Should I tell HR my last salary [duplicate]

My previous employer declared bankruptcy and was closed. My salary in this company was very high as I was holding a top management position (Chief Technology Officer). I have passed all technical ...
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2answers
1k views

Answering current salary question without a steady salary [duplicate]

A hiring manager has just replied to an application I sent by asking me to clarify my desired and current salary. My issue is with the second part - at present I don't have a steady salary. I am ...
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1answer
625 views

Interview question, “What are your salary expectations?” [duplicate]

In a phone call today with a possible future employer, they asked me what my salary expectations were. I wasn't prepared for this question and didn't have an answer. They offered me a range of 42k-50k ...
0
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1answer
859 views

Interviewer asks “how much are you drawing in the current job?” [duplicate]

I was really impressed with the answers about salary negotiations. This one is more like a follow-up question to that. So, the story goes like this. I overheard a telephonic interview between my ...
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2answers
656 views

Job Ad says “Give us an idea of your ideal starting salary” [duplicate]

I came across a job ad that says to give them an idea of the salary I wanted through the cover letter. What I was hoping to do was leave out the salary part in the cover letter, then discuss it when ...
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4answers
1k views

How to counter questions about expected salary? [duplicate]

I was negotiating an offer recently, and having read the relevant advice, refused to name my current salary and my expected salary. The hiring manager was happy enough with the explanation that my ...
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2answers
2k views

What to write when asked expected salary on a pre-interview questionnaire? [duplicate]

There is a company whose pay scale is much higher as compared to the rest of the companies in the country. I don't know what they pay a person of my experience level. I have seen the pay of fresher’s ...
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1answer
544 views

Answering questions about salary expectations [duplicate]

In the last few weeks, I have been applying like crazy as I am desperate to leave my awful current job as soon as possible. I had a telephone interview with one recruiter some days ago and was asked ...

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