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Career Prep: Lie About Current Salary in Interview?

Job search takes practice – just like studying for the SAT. That’s why we came up with daily Career Prep questions to help you “study” for your job search! Here’s today’s question: Emma landed a job interview with a company that a friend works at. She knows what her friend is making and she is applying for the same role. Currently, Emma makes 30% less than what her friend makes. Emma is worried that if they ask her how much she makes and she is honest, they won’t give her the same starting salary as her friend. She really wants the money. [poll id="77"] (NEW! Click here for the right answer.) Image Credit: Shutterstock
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