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Recruiter emailed me to ask for salary requirements and current salary before requesting a phone screen.What's the best thing thing to say? I know this is to weed people out but don't want to low ball

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Say exactly this: "I'm right around market rate for my current salary, and can discuss that information further if all other aspects of the position make sense. Can you tell me the range for the position so I can let you know if that's in line with my expectations?"

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Be honest. Don't waste your time if they can't meet your expectations.

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actually negotiations class at MBA states the opposite, first to state a price gets the win because they create the anchor price around which the negotiation is done.

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Ask if he’s price shopping or if you can discuss compensation later on

Negotiations 101: the first to give a price is at the disadvantage. Besides, my previous salary is completely irrelevant. This is the work value I have to offer. What is your compensation offer?

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She asked what your salary requirement was - give her only that

Reminds me of the hiring process at EY. Had to show multiple check stubs to confirm I wasn’t lying. After all this their first offer was even with what I was making in industry.

Thanks everyone, especially E1! I said pretty much exactly what you wrote and what they came back with is higher than I was going to give them as my minimum requirement 🤑

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