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Discussing Salary in an Interview

By Rowan Manahan , Friday 23rd January, 11:01

Recruitment Guru Rowan Manahan's advice on discussing salary in an interview.

Key points to consider:

1. Research salary scales for your industry before the interview

2. Never be the first to raise the topic of salary in an interview - leave that to the interviewer

3. Don't lie or inflate your current salary

4. Never discuss salary in the early stages of the interview process - salary negotiation can come later once you know the company is interested in you.

5. Never say a number - you might talk yourself out of a job or worse still the company gets you really cheap

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