- Posted May 7, 2014 by
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
How to answer the question ‘What’s Your Salary Requirement?
You may find yourself trapped whenever asked the question about compensation. It is supposed to be a general warning not to answer the question since it is the biggest scam question a company do for their own benefit.
Giving too high amount may lead you to not land on the job, but too low then you just labeled yourself. And if ever you take the job, make sure to make up for this salary setback the next time you’re negotiating your salary.
Almost all job applications require to state the desired salary of the applicant. This is for their own benefit because they now gain the total control.
Kip Kipley, director of human resources for WorldatWork, an association for HR professionals said human-resources executives believe that requesting salary information in advance helps them find the best candidates for openings.
This is the reason why hiring managers and HR reps want to name your price so do not fall for it and instead there is a way around the dreaded salary requirement question.
Westhill Consulting Career and Employment, Australia provides you the following tips in answering the said question.