How you answer this question could either end the interview process or cost you a lot of dough. Either way, you need to anticipate that it will come – sometimes at the online application stage, often at the telephone screening stage, and always at the face to face interview.
You are often asked what you earned in your most recent job. Don’t lie. Recruiters can find this stuff out and it doesn’t look good, particularly if you’ve overly inflated the number. Be clear about how your salary was packaged. Don’t give the impression that your salary, plus superannuation, plus bonus, plus allowances was your overall ‘base salary’. This assists you and the recruiter to compare apples with apples.
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Whether you are applying directly to a company or via a recruitment agency, you will be dealing with a recruiter. This is the person you must impress first and foremost.
From a recruiter’s perspective, there are a number of mistakes that job seekers consistently make. Here is your guide to avoiding them.
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We all know that a job opportunity can be won or lost at the interview stage. The quality of your answers, the rapport you share with those interviewing you, and how well you prepared all have a bearing on your overall performance.
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