Thread: Salary desired?
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:39 PM   #8
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Re: Salary desired?

I just responded about salary on another post so I will cut and paste. I highly recommend browsing some of the great negotiation books at Barnes and Noble. Or even online there are so many great tips. You already got some fantastic responses. At some point they are going to try to get you to name a figure. The golden rule in negotiation in that the one who names the figure first loses. So first say something vague like "My salary was comparable to the going rate for someone of my rank, education, and experience level". If further pressed say "My salary was in the mid 50k range", if further pressed say "My salary was between 50 and 55k". Do not include bonuses, stock, etc. unless they ask.
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