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Is it better to deflect a recruiters question on salary expectations or anchor high?

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Ask for the range of the position. In CA it is illegal to ask for past salary history.

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Anchor. If it’s not in the ballpark of what you want, you’re wasting each others’ time

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Have a number ready if the range is too low. Say based on my research blah blah I was expecting X amount.

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