EditorialsBy Matt Bud, Chairman, The FENG

The original unfair question

From our daily member newsletter on March 7, 2019

One of the worst and rudest questions any job seeker is asked is what the minimum salary is that they would accept. Although there is a file out on our website filled with tough interview questions, this one ranks up at the top of ones I would avoid answering directly at all costs. Hard to know if this is a question expressing serious interest in your credentials or if it is just a scare tactic of sorts to see whether or not you will blink. One thing you should know is that “the first liar never stands a chance.” If you allow yourself to go first, you have potentially locked yourself into accepting a salary level that you were honestly [ Read more… ]