Discussing your salary history and expectations


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Discussing your salary history and expectations

In the screening interview or during the application process, the employer may have asked you for your salary history or what your expected salary is. Requests for salary history are not a part of the negotiation. However, I'm going to talk about how to handle it in the future. Why do employers ask in the first place? They may be gleaning information from salary history. If you have shown steady increases over time, this shows that you're dependable. If you have rapid growth in salary, this could indicate to HR that you are a strong performer, or it could be a red flag if there is anything questionable.

If they require salary history, you need to be honest. It's easy for potential employers to verify this information. If your salary history has been low in the past, they may come in with a lower offer, but it will still be within a salary bound for that position. At this point, you need to be prepared with your story of where you exceed the position requirements...

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