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Had 3 phone interviews + one in person. Went well. But now they lowered title/experience needed, I assume to find someone cheaper. How can I tell them I'd still consider w/o seeming desperate (I am)?

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I had this happen recently when I was thinking of moving from agency side to publisher side. I told them I was after more than just salary and that values, work/life balance, and more rewarding and inspiring projects were just as important to me (which is true) They seemed to think that was a valid excuse. But then they tried to lower it again and I politely declined to interview further.

I like that VM 1. But even after they said if I got the job it would be at the higher level but they'd need a few weeks to decide? Also, I am over 40 and struggling to find a job now.

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