How to answer the question “what is your current salary?”

  1. If you are required to put in a salary range on a form that only lets you put in one number instead of putting 50 000. Put this. 50275 What does that mean (it means 50–75K)
  2. If you have to pick a range — pick the higher one than you think you should. Women tend to undervalue themselves. Pick the higher one.
  3. If you have to provide a range — make it an obnoxiously big one. They wanna play a game — go for it. 55–100K.
  4. If you are asked by a recuiter for your current salary try one of the following answers:

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Allison Venditti

Allison Venditti

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Career Coach @careerlove.ca, HR pro and advocate for working mothers. I write about working, parenting, HR & all that falls in between. #paytransparencynow