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500 Questions: Salary & Benefits, Part Four

How much do you think we would pay you in this position? Your task is to try to determine how high the employer is likely to go. Don’t tip your hand at this point by giving a concrete figure for which you are willing to settle. Explain that you would expect to earn a fair…

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500 Questions: Salary & Benefits, Part Three

What if we could stretch our budget a little and get you a little more? Would you accept the offer? If the salary is within your expectations, you may be tempted to say yes right away. Always take some time to consider the offer. Let the interviewer know that you are interested, but that you…

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500 Questions: Salary & Benefits, Part Two

We have received many candidates for this position and it will take time to sort through them. Based on salary alone, what is your bottom line? Affirm to the employer that you can certainly understand why many people would be attracted to the position. Redefine your own qualifications in terms of your unique qualities and…

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500 Questions: Salary & Benefits, Part One

Have you ever been refused a raise? Turn the question around by indicating what kind of job performance evaluations you have had with previous employers and your employer’s satisfaction with your work. Talk in detail about the positive performance reviews that have resulted in an increase in your salary. Are your salary requirements open for…

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