"Salary" is an
interview key word that frequently appear in job ads or job
descriptions. Interview key words similar to salary include:
Listed below are a few of
the possible interview questions related to "responsible" that
you may be asked in the interview. Review each interview question
below to prepare yourself for the interview.
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What salary are you seeking?
What is your current salary?
Why do you think we should pay you the
salary you are seeking?
How much should we pay you?
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
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What do you expect your starting
salary to be?
Do you have enough information about this new job to
determine your salary? If not, ask for the
information that is needed. "Before I can discuss salary, I
would like to know the reporting requirements and how many people I
would be supervising. In addition, what are the skill levels and
experience of my staff?" You can also ask "What are
others in similar positions being paid?"
When you can no longer
stall or seek additional information..."Based on what you have told
me and exclusive of other compensation elements I feel that the position
would warrant a salary range of $_______ to $___________"
Name a range such as $40,000 to $45,000 to give both sides some wiggle
room and allow for some give-and-take when benefits and other
compensation is considered. If you know what you are willing to
accept as salary and what the market pays, using a salary range should
permit you to be negotiable.
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interview questions and situations answered in the Complete
When do I ask for more money
than the employer is offering?
I've already negotiated
salary. What is the best way to negotiate benefits?
I will need to take a step
back in salary. I don't know how to handle the question, "What is
your current salary?"
How can I ask the
interviewer to negotiate after I have already given him my
price? The interviewer acted as if the figure I gave was more
than what he had in mind.