What advice do you have when an interviewer ask what your current salary is? Do you answer? Is it better to discuss that topic later?
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Q#433 Give salary & mention up for raise this yr. If get offer, can always ask for more if you can justify why. (@jtodonnell)
Q#433 If you want more than you are currently making, state your desired salary range, but be prepared to defend your request. (@gradversity)
Q#433 If interviewer asks your current salary you need to answer. Add: Why you’re looking, if you want more. (@marysevinsky)
Q#433 Be honest. Give a range if you’re uncomfortable talking numbers but if you want more $, know why you deserve it. (@EmilyBennington)
Q#433 I try to wait until they’re more interested (final interview), b/c it’s harder for them to turn you down. (@beneubanks)
Q#433 Try to find out what the salary parameters of the position are. Indicate u wld. like to discuss role more. (@DebraWheatman)
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