Re: Salary Histories

Subject: Re: Salary Histories
From: Dossy Shiobara <dossy -at- panoptic -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 14:09:15 -0400

I always start by asking this question. First thing to do in sales is
to qualify your lead -- make sure that your customer (in this case, the
employer) can actually afford what you're selling (yourself).

I've avoided wasting much time going through rigorous interview
processes with employers that would never pay me what I'm looking for --
it's win-win for both sides to get the money issue out of the way up front.

It actually stuns me how often I hear people leaving that conversation
until the very *end* ... makes no sense to me.


On 10/31/10 12:21 PM, Lorraine Kiewiet wrote:
> Has anyone tried (lately) asking what the salary range is, prior to the
> interview?

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Panoptic Computer Network | http://panoptic.com/
"He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own
folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70)

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